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Question of the Week #3

Movie Geeks, there are just some movies out there that are just so out there, so crazy, so unsettling that you can’t bring yourself to watch again. Not even on a bet is it worth watching because the movie just leave a horrible taste in your mouth and a bad feeling in your stomach.

This week’s “question of the week” has to do with just that:

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Can you tell what movie that is from the image in the background? That is a hint as to what I will be covering for Episode 3. Comment your answer below and tune in Wednesday for the next episode. Also feel free to answer the previous questions even though the week has passed. I want to know more about the people who follow the blog and the podcast. 

Thanks for checking out this post. 

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Movie Geek & Proud – Ep.2/Avengers: Infinity War

My 2nd episode has been posted. Thank you to everyone who listened to my first episode last week. Remember, a new episode releases every Wednesday. 

This episode is a full review with spoilers on the movie Avengers: Infinity War take a listen and comment with your thoughts on the episode and on the movie. Subscribe to be notified of future episodes and enjoy while my friend Nick and I discuss the film and share our thoughts, opinions, and theories regarding the film and the fate of The Avengers. 

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Thank you so much for listening and subscribing. Make sure to rate and comment on the podcast app you are listening to and see you at the movies. 

Ghost Stories Takes Us Back to the Basics of Chilling Story Telling

All I had to do was take one look at this poster and know that this was going to be a favorite of mine. A movie that I would buy for my collection without hesitation. A film that I don’t even need to look at the trailer to tease me with excitement. That is exactly what I did. I went to see this movie during its one week release here in Los Angeles without watching a single trailer. The only things I knew about this movie is the actors who were in it, the title which indicated that I was in for an anthology movie, and the plot description. No regrets, going into this blind or little to know just enhanced my enjoyment into this creepy old school movie of creepy tales of things that go bump in the night.

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Picture via denofgeek.com

 

This 2017 British horror stars Andy Nyman, who also co-wrote and directed this film with Jeremy Dyson, is a skeptic professor Goodman and non-believer of the supernatural. So much, he has decided to make a career of debunking any claims of the supernatural or the paranormal. His idol, who followed the same beliefs, gives him an opportunity to change his ways and open his mind to the possibility that these stories are true by revisiting 3 specific cases that couldn’t be proven to be fake. During this expedition he is questioning his own merits and also his sanity as he slowly has revelations about his profession and his past.

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Avengers: Infinity War Review

Welcome back movie geeks. I am sure you have seen or read so many entries, reviews, tweets, post regarding this movie and it’s only Day 1, well Day 1 ½ if you were like me and saw this movie Thursday night. So to try and separate myself from other articles, this review is from an entertainment perspective from the point of view of an average movie goer. Spoiler Free.

If you were me, you know that you have went through 18 movies in 10 yrs old for this moment that it all comes together. Literally, almost all the superheroes we met in so far appeared in the film to band together and take down the biggest villain they have all faced and that is Thanos. The latest adversary has been hinted throughout the 3 Phases we have had introducing each member of the Avengers and Thanos’s plan to wipe away the universe once he collects 6 infinity stones. So the question I want to address is does this movie live up to the hype?

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Question of the Week #2

Avengers: Infinity War premieres this weekend. For Episode 2 of my new podcast “Movie Geek & Proud” I will be reviewing the latest entry into the MCU. 

Comment below your favorite MCU movie so far. Tune in for a new episode next Wednesday. 

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My answer is Captain America: Winter Soldier

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Movie Geek & Proud: Pilot/Beetlejuice

The time has come. This blog is officially now a podcast. Which actually is the same day as the perfect day a.k.a. Miss Congeniality Day. Total coincidence by the way, I didn’t do that on purpose. 

Anyhow, be the first to listen to a brand new podcast hopefully on the rise. Doing the same thing I do on this blog which is review movies current and older. This time around, I will be joined by my friends and friends of friends to talk about movies as well. I will be doing some trailer reactions, movie reviews with and without spoilers, and all kinds of different segments. 

First episode is in honor of its 30th Anniversary, Beetlejuice. This is one of my favorite movies and this is a perfect start to an ongoing podcast that will be posting a new episode every Wednesday. Make sure to like and follow your favorite social media for updates on new episodes. Currently on Soundcloud, I will be up and running on iTunes and other podcast apps shortly. Comment your thoughts on today’s premiere episode and enjoy. 

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I Feel Pretty Tackles the Idea of Beauty and Confidence

When I first saw the trailer for this film, this was piggy backing off of the not so well received previous film starring Amy Schumer Snatched. I was a bit skeptical as to what would come next for her, and the trailer to her new comedy I Feel Pretty has a great concept. I was very curious to see what they would do with it. It’s no secret that insecurity is something that we all deal with somewhere in our lives. So this film already has a step up with being relatable. Adding someone to star like Schumer, who is funny and also represents the “real woman”, is a great choice to carry out this idea from co -writer/directors Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein.

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Amy Schumer stars as Renee in I FEEL PRETTY. picture via stx.com

This story involves Schumer as Renee Bennett struggling with her insecurities, mostly with her looks, has a bump on the head and wakes up suddenly feeling like she looks completely different but also beautiful even though she looks exactly the same. She now has so much confidence, she uses her “new looks” to go after her dreams which includes a new job opportunity.

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