Geek Ink Thinks: Do we really need Ghostbusters to be a hit?

ghostbusters 2016

While I don’t always have the time to read KG’s Movie Reviews (they’re very in-depth), when I do find the time I generally enjoy the work he does. He recently brought on a guest blogger, Wendell from Dell On Movies, who wrote the piece “Why we need Ghostbusters to be a hit“.

I had mixed feelings towards it.

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Geek Ink Thinks: My favourite movies of 2014

Favourite films of 2014

This list covers films that I reviewed in 2014, were released in 2014, and made it onto South African cinema screens in the same year. There’s a lot of movies from the States (such as Birdman) that are only heading here now, so I may not have seen them yet. There are also films that I didn’t get to see in the cinema (Gone Girl) because I was just too busy at the time. And you might also notice a distinct lack of Marvel movies on this list. Look, as fun as Marvel movies are, I’ve seen enough of them to know they’re incredibly formulaic. As a result, as much as I enjoyed these films I decided to keep them off my list.

Now that we’ve laid down the ground rules, on with the show.

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Cool Stuff: Five reasons you need to watch Edge of Tomorrow

I’m a big fan of Chris Stuckman’s reviews, and he put out this really cool video about Edge of Tomorrow. Edge isn’t doing so well in the States, and he gives you five reasons you should go see it. He kind of gets his number one reason wrong (it’s based on a light novel, not a manga), but there are still some really good reasons to go watch this movie.

Very minor spoilers in the video.

I’m Tony Stark. I build neat stuff, got a great girl, occasionally save the world – An Iron Man 3 Review

Iron Man 3 poster

If you’re a fan of Iron Man or The Avengers, let me just say you don’t need to read any further, just go watch this movie when it comes out in cinemas. If you want to know why, or perhaps need a bit more convincing, continue reading.

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Actions speak louder than words – The Artist Review

It’s quite ironic that an ode to movies of a by-gone era, ends up being probably the best movie I’ve seen so far this year.

They say the majority of what we communicate is unspoken. If there’s anything that ever proved that it’s The Artist.

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