Nerd Rants

Nerd Rants: Mark’s STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Reactions

WARNING: This article is going to contain heavy spoilers.  Exit now at your own peril ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. You still here? Han Solo ...


Nerd Rants: FANTASTIC FOUR (2015)…WHAT HAPPENED???

I apologize, but…I really don’t have any words left to say on this topic.  We were all suckered by false promises in fairly intriguing teasers and trailers that glimpsed a darker take, but still embraced the scient...


Nerd Rants: MARVEL AGENTS OF SHIELD’S Interesting New Direction

WARNING: Major spoilers for those of you not caught up on MARVEL AGENTS OF SHIELD. If you care… Well, it only took 17 episodes for MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD to make my nerd pants feel tighter.  The question is, wi...



Nerd Rants: A True Marvel Cinematic Universe

If you’re a Marvel movies junkie, this time in history must be heaven for you.  Sure, there have been missteps: a PUNISHER: WAR ZONE here, some DAREDEVIL there, a sprinkling of Tim Story FANTASTIC FOUR movies and the che...


Nerd Rants: Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 reveals

For the sake of this Nerd Rant I’m going to put two things out there: I am predominately a Xbox gamer and that the Wii U will not be mentioned in this next-generation console war argument because Nintendo pretty much want...


Nerd Rants: Foreign Films Americanized Much Too Soon

Once again I find myself in a ranting mood, but this time my ire is with a long standing Hollywood tradition rather than a single work of film. Hollywood has long tolerated the practice of remaking recent foreign films for Amer...



Nerd Rants: The TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Remake

Paramount Pictures/Platinum Dunes’ reboot for the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES film franchise is slated for a June 6, 2014 release. Platinum Dunes co-owner and producer Michael Bay (THE ROCK, TRANSFORMERS Series) sure kne...


Nerd Rants: Just Who is That Man in the STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Trailer?

Paramount recently released a new image of the up coming J.J. Abrams film STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS. The image shows Chirs Pine as Kirk, Zachery Quinto as Spock, and the mysterious new villain played by Benedict Cumberbatch as h...


Nerd Rants: Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

Caution: Major Spoilers Ahead! Before I get into things I would like to make an initial point, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY is nearly three hours long and is the first of three movies covering a 300 hundred page book. So f...