The Age of the Geek

I think it’s safe to say with the beginning of the new millennium, we’ve been living in the Age of the Geek. The current run of the longstanding BBC sci-fi show Doctor Who is a prime example of this trend. Continue reading

And the Oscar Goes to…: Wings

The video version of this review (which I made in January 2014) can be found here: Wings PosterOver the past 83 years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has given out awards for outstanding work done for a movie. The most coveted is probably the Oscar for Best Picture. As of November 2012, 84 films have been honored with this award. Some films have deserved it; others have not. In this new series, I will examine each of the Best Picture winners, determine whether or not I think they should’ve won, and see how they hold up today. Continue reading