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Tuesday Terrors: New Walking Dead figures and casting news for Dexter by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(May 01, 2012)
Tons to talk about in Tuesday Terrors this week. Lots of big news going around about casting and new films. We’ve got several new trailers and reviews to check out. Did anyone watch Supernatural last week? They mentioned that there’s only two ep

TV Wasteland: Fringe Renewed by Rob Vaux, Columnist and Critic
(April 29, 2012)
Like a lot of Friday shows, Fringe has flirted with cancellation for several seasons now, putting fans through a wringer of expectation and anxiety before somehow staying alive to fight another day. Now, finally, all those doubts have been laid to rest. Fo

The Geek Life: First Impressions by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(March 21, 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 shares his first impressions.

DVD Shopping Bag: The Muppets by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(March 20, 2012)
“It's time to play the music: It's time to light the lights: It's time to meet the Muppets: On the Muppet Show tonight ...” Words that many of us lived for week after week growing up. I personally was one year old when The Muppet Show premiered in 1976

DVD Shopping Bag: Battle Royale vs The Hunger Games by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(March 06, 2012)
Possible Spoilers for The Hunger Games – Possible Spoilers for Battle Royale When I first heard about The Hunger Games, I had no clue what it was about. A friend of mine called it the next Harry Potter. She then followed that statement with “In no w

The Geek Life: Celebrates Supermans Birthday by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 29, 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 Celebrates Superman’s Birthday.

DVD Shopping Bag: Corman’s World Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 28, 2012)
“Not many 25 year old film buffs know who Roger Corman is”. This was said in the new documentary, Corman’s World Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel arriving at the end of March from Anchor Bay. I find this statement shocking since any true blue film buff

The Geek Life: The Magic Castle by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 22, 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 visits The Magic Castle.

DVD Shopping Bag: The Fades and BBC Bliss by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 22, 2012)
I had to double-check the dates, but it was only January 9th when our own TV Wasteland (see column) brought The Fades to your attention. Now the DVD Shopping Bag has the Blu-ray for Season 1 (or Series 1 depending on your side of the pond). I didn’t catc

The Geek Life: RIPT and TeeFurious by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 15, 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 gets RIPT and TeeFurious.

DVD Shopping Bag: Pac-Man Season 1 by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 14, 2012)
“Did you know that the original name for Pac-Man was Puck-Man? You'd think it was because he looks like a hockey puck but it actually comes from the Japanese phrase 'Paku-Paku,' which means to flap one's mouth open and closed. They changed it because the

The Geek Life: The Blockbuster Video Scavenger by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 08, 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 picks a dying Blockbuster Video clean.

DVD Shopping Bag: Valentine’s Day Picks by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(February 07, 2012)
With Valentine’s Day only a week away we thought the DVD and Blu-ray releases would support a greater selection of love stories from multiple genres. The video store (yeah, remember those?) I used to work in had one of those holiday employee pick boards.

DVD Shopping Bag: 100th Anniversary of Universal Studios by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(January 30, 2012)
There comes a time when you just have to sit and watch that movie. Perhaps you missed it in the theater. It was always on TV, but for some reason you never got to see it from the beginning. My personal favorite is having a job where you have to watch genre

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.

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;