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The Geek Life Red Tailed by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 25, 2012)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life takes off on Red Tails.

DVD Shopping Bag: Godzilla Criterion Blu-ray by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 24, 2012)
I’ve said it once and I will continue to say it as long as they don’t disappoint me. When you pick up a Criterion Collection Blu-ray/ DVD you have to savor it. Savor it as if it were a fine bottle of wine. Because whatever genre the picture is, it isn

The Geek Life: Road Trekking by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 18, 2012)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is going on in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games, and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life goes Road Trekking.

DVD Shopping Bag: Real Steel Blu-ray by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 17, 2012)
Over the summer we are shown a lot of trailers for the fall and even a few teasers trailers for the winter movies. The old saying goes, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression”, and nothing could be further from the truth than that fi

The Geek Life: Phantom Menacing by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 11, 2012)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life asks: Is The Phantom Menace the best of the Prequels?

DVD Shopping Bag: The Centurions Power Extreme Mini Series by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 10, 2012)
Once again the Warner Archive has released another eighties cartoon series with The Centurions: Power Extreme (seen here on Warner Archive). This is not a collection of the 65 episodes but a mini-series of the first 5 episodes. As a child of the eighties I

The Geek Life: The Star Trek Train by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 04, 2012)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life talks Star Trek.

DVD Shopping Bag: The Look Ahead for DVDs and Blu-rays 2012 by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 03, 2012)
Say goodbye 2011 and hello to 2012. Already our collective attention is turning to Hobbits, Avengers, a new Batman, and of course Ridley Scott’s Prometheus. Those, of course, are the big screen titles for 2012. This being the DVD Shopping Bag I thought I

The Geek Life and Being That Guy by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(December 28, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is going on in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games, and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life discusses when it’s okay to be that guy.

DVD Shopping Bag: Apollo 18 by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(December 27, 2011)
Welcome to the final DVD Shopping bag of 2011. When you peruse the list below you’ll find little in the way of must have titles. The title of the week is Apollo 18. It was a film that landed over Labor Day weekend and went nowhere. Though by all accounts

7 Classic Cartoon Christmas Toys by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(December 23, 2011)
The watching of Christmas Cartoons is forever a holiday ritual. The whole family sits down and watches the likes of the Grinch and Charlie Brown year after year. This ritual has been passed from one generation to the next.

DVD Shopping Bag: Cowboys and Aliens and Santa by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(December 06, 2011)
The big day is coming and the rush for those last minute holiday gifts is on. Last week was a sad DVD Shopping Bag list of titles. There wasn’t much there. This week has something for practically everyone in the family. I’ll help you be a great Santa;

The Geek Life: For Your Consideration by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 30, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life asks “For Your Consideration”.

The Geek Life: Macys Day Parade by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(November 23, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life looks back and ahead at the Macy’s Day Parade.

DVD Shopping Bag: Blu-Rays for Black Friday by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 22, 2011)
The holidays are officially about to kick off this weekend and the DVD Shopping Bag has its picks for Blu-rays to get on Black Friday. The choice is essentially your’s as you could either get these for yourself, a friend, a colleague, or a loved one. The

The Geek Life: YouTube Madness by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 16, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life watches the Hunger Games Trailer, Spike Jonze’s “I’m

DVD Shopping Bag: Neverwhere and Doctor Who Series 6 Part 2 by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 15, 2011)
I seem to have come to a dilemma. I think I am at the point where I might have just seen it all. I am constantly looking for something different that will not only entertain me, but get me excited as well; a TV show or a movie that sparks the imagination.

The Geek Life: GoldenEye MW3 Dilemma by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 09, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life wrestles with his GoldenEye and MW3 Dilemma.

DVD Shopping Bag: Harry Potter Vaulted by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 08, 2011)
Today, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 arrives in stores. Now you’ll have the chance to pick up the second part of the final chapter to the highest grossing series of films ever ($7.7 Billion). Yes, this is more than all the James Bond films

Geek Life: Slave Leia is Dead by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(November 02, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life says goodbye to the Slave Leias.

DVD Shopping Bag: Attack the Block Blu-ray by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(October 25, 2011)
There have been numerous comparisons from Gremlins to Goonies about Attack the Block. Yes, it does star a bunch of creepy crawly otherworldly monsters. It is also packed with a bunch of kids just trying to survive the night. Critics always like to make com

The Geek Life: Tim Burton Exhibit by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(October 19, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life visits the Tim Burton Exhibit.

DVD Shopping Bag: Pirates 4 on Stranger Tides Blu-ray by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(October 18, 2011)
For someone who didn’t like Pirates of the Caribbean 2 or 3, I still found myself sitting in the theater ready for Pirates 4. It was curiosity and that very first trailer that got me there. I knew Johnny Depp could pull off a movie by himself, but would

The Geek Life: Halloween Horror Nights by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(October 12, 2011)
The Geek Life is a weekly look at what is happening in the Geek Culture. Movies, Comics, Books, Video Games and TV Shows encompass more than just release dates and reviews. This week the Geek Life visits Halloween Horror Nights.

DVD Shopping Bag: Green Lantern Extended Version Isn't Worth It by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(October 11, 2011)
If you are looking for the ins and outs of the Green Lantern Extended version, you won’t find them here. In all honesty, I really don’t want to give the film any more of my time. Could a few more scenes here and there really make a difference?