space
space
head
head head head
Home Contact RSS Feed
COMICS   •   MOVIES   •   MUSIC   •   TELEVISION   •   GAMES   •   BOOKS
Review: ‘Good Omens’ Takes A Bizarre and Delightful Poke At Religious Tropes
space
Pfeff-Bot   |  
space

Good Omens Official Image NYCC

Good Omens
Season 1 Episode 1: “In The Beginning”
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon
Written by Rebecca Sonnenshine
Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Starring Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Frances McDormand, Jon Hamm and Nick Offerman
Amazon Prime Video
Air Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

The long-awaited Amazon Prime Video original series, Good Omens, has finally been released for our viewing pleasure. Having covered New York Comic-Con and SXSW panels on the show –– based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch –– as well as interviewing the cast and creators, the Geeks of Doom have been READY to see David Tennant (Crowley), Michael Sheen (Aziraphale), and their outstanding castmates in all their glory. Gaiman servers as writer and showrunner on the series, which takes a bizarre and delightful poke at religious tropes.

Read here below for a review of Good Omens Episode 1: “In The Beginning.” WARNING: Spoilers ahead!

...continue reading »
space
 
The Doctor Who TARDISblend 123: The Battle Of Ranskoor Av Kolos
space
cGt2099   |  
space

The Doctor Who TARDISblend

Responding to nine different distress calls, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her companions seek to help those in need on the planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos – a dangerous place with a psychic atmosphere that affects the perception of most who visit. But there is something more sinister which awaits on the planet, and it has been waiting for the Doctor…

During TARDISblend 123, we discuss Doctor Who episode 11.10, “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos.” This includes the return of a villain from earlier this season, the incredible performance by Bradley Walsh as companion Graham O’Brien, and Mark Addy (best known as King Robert Baratheon on Game of Thrones) being a wonderful addition to this finale. All this and more on the latest TARDISblend!

...continue reading »
space
 
The Doctor Who TARDISblend 122: It Takes You Away
space
cGt2099   |  
space

The Doctor Who TARDISblend

Finding themselves in Norway, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her companions arrive on a haunting cottage, all barricaded. Inside they find a scared young girl, but there is more hidden away in the house – with universal ramifications…

During TARDISblend 122, we discuss one of the most surreal and divisive episodes of Doctor Who, “It Takes You Away,” and examine some of our favorite and not-so-favorite scenes, and how satisfying the scenes that connected back to previous episodes and previous character development were. All this and more on the latest TARDISblend!

...continue reading »
space
 
The Doctor Who TARDISblend 121: The Witchfinders
space
cGt2099   |  
space

The Doctor Who TARDISblend

Arriving in the early 17th Century, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her companions find themselves in the middle of a witchhunt. In the turmoil, King James (Alan Cumming) reveals himself and complicates matters further. But something else is wrong in the small village, and it is not what the King expects…

During TARDISblend 121, we talk about the true villains of the latest episode of Doctor Who, “The Witchfinders,” while examining the historic aspects of this episode. And we also get into the phenomenal performance of Alan Cumming, who plays King James. All this and more on the latest TARDISblend!

...continue reading »
space
 
TV Review: Outlander 4.4 “Common Ground”
space
Olympus Athens   |  @   |  
space

Outlander-404

Outlander
Season 4 Episode 4: “Common Ground”
Directed by Ben Bolt
Written by Joy Blake
Created by Ronald D. Moore
Based on the books by Diana Gabaldon
Starring Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, César Domboy, John Bell, Lauren Lyle, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, Steven Cree, Laura Donnelly, Keith Fleming, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Colin McFarlane, Natalie Simpson, Kyle Rees, Iona Claire
Starz
Air Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018, 8:00pm

Warning! Spoilers below for Sunday night’s episode of Outlander!

Last week on Outlander, Brianna and Roger (Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin) reunited in the States and went to a Scottish festival very near to where Jamie and Claire (Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe) finally settled in Fraser’s Ridge. They had a falling out though when Roger proposed and Brianna was certainly not ready for that. Roger will not settle for anything less so they parted. Claire got lost, but was found when the ghost of an Indian led her back to Jamie via her shoes.

...continue reading »
space
 
TV Review: Outlander 4.3 “The False Bride”
space
Olympus Athens   |  @   |  
space

Outlander-403

Outlander
Season 4 Episode 3: “The False Bride”
Directed by Ben Bolt
Written by Jennifer Yale
Created by Ronald D. Moore
Based on the books by Diana Gabaldon
Starring Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Ed Speleers, César Domboy, John Bell, Lauren Lyle, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, Steven Cree, Laura Donnelly, Keith Fleming, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Colin McFarlane, Natalie Simpson, Kyle Rees, Iona Claire
Starz
Air Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018, 8:00pm

Warning! Spoilers below for Sunday night’s episode of Outlander!

Last week on Outlander, Jocasta (Maria Doyle Kennedy) named Jamie (Sam Heughan) her heir, but Claire (Caitriona Balfe) had a problem owning slaves to the detriment of their own lives. Predictably, a white man in the wrong caused a slave to touch him and now wanted the slave to die by hanging the slave via meat hook. Claire begged Jamie, as the man of the house, to save the slave. Jamie did and Claire performed surgery on him in the house. All of the plantation owners demanded the head of the slave or threatened to burn down the house. In an impossible situation, Claire allowed the slave to die with dignity.

...continue reading »
space
 
The Doctor Who TARDISblend 119: Demons Of The Punjab
space
cGt2099   |  
space

The Doctor Who TARDISblend

Companion Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill) takes a bold step and asks the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) to let her visit her grandmother in her early years. While reluctant due to the risk, the Doctor takes her and the other companions, finding themselves in the middle of the Partition of India in 1947, and discover that there are aliens about…

During TARDISblend 119, we analyze the latest episode of Doctor Who, “Demons of the Punjab,” including the new Thijarian aliens featured in this episode, examine the important and significant cultural and historical impact of the Partition of India, and the integral relationship between Yaz and her grandmother. All this and more on the latest TARDISblend!

...continue reading »
space
 
TV Review: Outlander 4.2 “Do No Harm”
space
Olympus Athens   |  @   |  
space

Outlander 402

Outlander
Season 4 Episode 2: “Do No Harm”
Directed by Julian Holmes
Written by Karen Campbell
Created by Ronald D. Moore
Based on the books by Diana Gabaldon
Starring Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Ed Speleers, César Domboy, John Bell, Lauren Lyle, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, Steven Cree, Laura Donnelly, Keith Fleming, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Colin McFarlane
Starz
Air Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018, 8:00pm

Warning! Spoilers below for Sunday night’s episode of Outlander!

Last week on Outlander, the Frasers decided to settle in America, but it was soured by their encounter with Stephen Bonnet, a man they generously saved from the British hangman’s noose, only to have him rob them of their jewels and of Jamie’s wedding ring from Claire with violence and blood, yet somehow remain charming.

...continue reading »
space
 
The Doctor Who TARDISblend 118: The Tsuranga Conundrum
space
cGt2099   |  
space

The Doctor Who TARDISblend

After an accident on a junk planet, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) finds herself and her companions aboard a hospital ship. While in transit, the craft is invaded by a tiny alien – a creature that becomes a new unexpected threat to the ship and the patients aboard.

During TARDISblend 118, we look into the curiosity of the pregnant man played by Jack Shalloo in the latest episode of Doctor Who, titled “The Tsuranga Conundrum,” discuss the new monster named the P’Ting, and talk about some new ideas on the TARDIS this season. All this and more below on the latest TARDISblend!

...continue reading »
space
 
TV Review: Outlander 4.1 “America The Beautiful”
space
Olympus Athens   |  @   |  
space

Outlander 401

Outlander
Season 4 Episode 1: “America the Beautiful”
Directed by Julian Holmes
Written by Toni Graphia
Created by Ronald D. Moore
Based on the books by Diana Gabaldon
Starring Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Ed Speleers, César Domboy, John Bell, Lauren Lyle, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, John Bell, Steven Cree, Laura Donnelly, Keith Fleming
Starz
Air Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018, 8:00pm

Warning! Spoilers below for Sunday night’s episode of Outlander!

During the season 3 finale of Outlander, Claire and Geilis (Caitriona Balfe, Lotte Verbeek) had a showdown, as she and Jamie (Sam Heughan) raced to save young Ian from her clutches. Claire dispatched Geilis (we think) and they jumped back on the ship and right into a storm. They all nearly drowned, but Jamie saved his beloved and they washed up on America’s shore, quite conveniently. Look out colonial Americal!

...continue reading »
space
space « Previous Articles space space
space
space
Geeks of Doom on Instagram Follow Geeks of Doom on Tumblr space
Geeks of Doom on YouTube Geeks of Doom on Pinterest
Geeks of Doom Email Digest Geeks of Doom RSS Feed space
space
Amazon.com
space
space
space
space
space
space
The Drill Down Podcast TARDISblend Podcast Westworld Podcast
space
2520 Clothing Company
space
2019  ·   2018  ·   2017  ·   2016  ·   2015  ·   2014  ·   2013  ·   2012  ·   2011  ·   2010  ·   2009  ·   2008  ·   2007  ·   2006  ·   2005
space
Geeks of Doom is proudly powered by WordPress.

Students of the Unusual™ comic cover used with permission of 3BoysProductions
The Mercuri Bros.™ comic cover used with permission of Prodigal Son Press

Geeks of Doom is designed and maintained by our geeky webmaster
All original content copyright ©2005-2018 Geeks of Doom
All external content copyright of its respective owner, except where noted
space
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under
a Creative Commons License.
space
About | Privacy Policy | Contact
space