| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:38 PM
James Thurber's story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is very short: 15 paragraphs, barely 2,000 words. You can read it (or reread it) in less than 10 minutes: a small and sad-eyed daydream, much like the action it describes.
And yet, since it first...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so.
Therefore you curate movies.
You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music.
I don't have a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:58 PM
George A. Romero is known popularly as the father of the modern movie zombie because of his 1968 classic, "Night of the Living Dead." But he recently had some less-than-flattering things to say about "The Walking Dead," the zombie TV series that wears its...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Zack Snyder may not have been the name most often seen atop fans' lists as their dream "Justice League" director. But he turned out a hit in "Man of Steel" and is working away on an expansion of that world in the movie tentatively titled “Batman vs....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Billy Crudup, 45, who played a charismatic '70s rock musician in Cameron Crowe's 2000 comedy "Almost Famous," J. Edgar Hoover in Michael Mann's 2009's "Public Enemies" and the very blue superhero Dr. Manhattan in Zack Snyder's 2009's "Watchmen," stars...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Prestige television has some inherent advantageous over movies: With dozens of hours to tell a story, TV can develop characters with the same depth as novels.
But, now and then, television also can beat movies at their own game: Delivering a...
| Aug 3, 2013
In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Ray Wall Band is no stranger to GEEK TO ME. When I last spoke with front man Ray Wall, the band had just finished producing a “rock opera” based on those uncanny mutant masters of melodrama, The X-Men. Now, after tackling characters...
| Nov 11, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17 Superman may be the headliner for this week's releases, but a number of smaller films are making their debuts and are worth checking out. This might be a good opportunity to catch a foreign film or a documentary, too....
| Jul 21, 2013
Many have said CBS' “Person of Interest” is one of the best science-fiction shows on TV, and others haven't even […]...
| Jan 20, 2014
Lena Headey's Queen Gorgo seeks vengeance for the events of “300″ in a new trailer for “300: Rise of an […]...