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An Interview with Violett Beane

An Interview with Violett Beane

Here at Giantnerdrobot, we are big fans of The Flash TV show on the CW.  We love the fast paced adventure super hero show. It is the way a super hero show should be done. The cast is perfect. Violett Beane is new to the show and the cast this season. She plays Jesse Wells the daughter of Tom Cavanagh’s Harrison Wells of Earth-2.  We got a chance recently to interview Violett, we hope you enj... Read On

Top Ten Films of 2015

Top Ten Films of 2015

A little behind this year. But here is my list for best films of 2015. Remember all lists like this are opinion. When I look at the past year there are a lot of great films that did not make my list. But I like to put films on my list that I know I will be watching again. So a film like Revenant although an amazing film, one go around is enough for me. Honorable Mentions: Spotlight, Me and Earl an... Read On

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Dream Cast: Spider Gwen

Right now there is no comic book hotter then Spider Gwen. The idea is Gwen Stacy of Earth-65 is bitten by the radioactive spider instead of Peter Parker.  Peter Parker trying to be special like Gwen becomes Earth-65’s Lizard. On Earth-65 Gwen is a member of The Mary Janes with MJ and Glory Grant. It is only a matter of time before Sony makes this into a movie. Here at Giantnerdrobot we wante... Read On

An Interview with Bianca Bradey

An Interview with Bianca Bradey

Bianca Bradey stars as Brooke in the amazing Australian horror film Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead. The movie is building up quite a following, and has so far garnered amazing reviews for both the film, and Bianca’s performance. Bianca also worked on the Australian small screen playing opposite Richard Roxborough in Rake (2012), and earned her comedy stripes in I Rock (2013). More recently, she ... Read On

An interview with Joe Reegan

An interview with Joe Reegan

Joe Reegan stars in the brand new IFC film Alien Outpost, available right now in theaters and on VOD. We recently had the opportunity to interview Mr. Reegan, and ask questions about the film, his career, and the world of science fiction in general.  What was it that drew you to Alien Outpost? The script. The way Jabbar Raisani and Blake Clifton chose to tell this specific story was like nothing I... Read On

Interview with Amanda Schull

An Interview with Amanda Schull

Amanda Schull had a very interesting journey to Hollywood. She was born in Hawaii, became a professional ballerina, and then ended up the lead in the big Sci-fi show of 2015. In 2000 I saw the movie Center Stage (which became a guilty pleasure favorite). Amanda played Jody Sawyer, the lead in Center Stage. Even in her first role you could tell she had that ‘it’ factor to be a star. She... Read On

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10 things Marvel must do in Secret Wars

Marvel recently announced that the Secret Wars beginning in May will be the end of the Marvel comics universe. Now let’s not be crazy, that’s a money train. They aren’t just going to blow it up. The real word being floated around is “reboot”. Marvels primary 616 universe is going to smash into the Ultimate universe. All the characters from both Marvel universes will e... Read On

Start Wars #1

Judging a Book By It’s Cover(s): Star Wars #1

Long before Dark Horse published the Star Wars comics, Marvel published them. Now that Disney bought both Marvel and Star Wars, the property is finally home with Marvel Comics. Now usually I can say I picked it up for the cover, and this time, how could I not? Marvel produced like, twenty different covers. Cover crazy. I Love Skottie Young, so that is the cover I grabbed. But as always, how does i... Read On

Gaming on the Go: Spider Man Unlimited

Gaming on the Go: Spider Man Unlimited

Spider Man Unlimited is an endless runner from Gameloft studios. The basic mechanic is built around a 3 lane setup, similar to Temple Run or Subway Surfers. You play as one of a huge list of variant Spider-men (and women), as you attempt to traverse a dangerous city landscape, while collecting vials and smashing bad guys for the highest score per run. Read On

Book Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, by Holly Black

Let the bodies hit the floor When Tana wakes up, hungover in a bathtub at a party, her whole world collapses. She is surround by the bodies of her classmates, save for her ex, Aiden. He is chained in the bedroom, bitten, and not alone.  A mysterious (and handsome) vampire by the name of Gavriel is also chained in the room. When other vampires start moving through the house, Tana decides to save th... Read On

Top Ten Films Of 1984

Top Ten Films Of 1984

In my recent interview with Catherine Mary Stewart, I said that 1984 was the single greatest year in movie history. I stand by my statement. The crazy thing is, after I went through every movie that came out in 1984, I realized there is no way I can list all the good movies in one article. So instead of naming them all, here are ten of my personal favorites. Not everyone may agree with my choices,... Read On

On The Fence: Relateable and Endearing YA Fiction

On The Fence: Relateable and Endearing YA Fiction

Having once been addicted to John Green’s tear-jerkers and Maureen Johnson’s sweet tales of growing up, I long ago gave up my love of young adult contemporaries. Given the choice of paranormal or normal, I always go for pointy teeth and secret powers. On the Fence, however, is an exception. Read On

Leave You Behind: This is not an article about Wild.

Leave You Behind: This is not an article about Wild.

Sometimes a film is all thought and heart, there’s no need for a narrative arc when an ideological, or emotional, arc brings resolution. But how do we judge these films? Is it fair not just to look at film craft, but the message as well? Read On

An Interview with Catherine Mary Stewart

An Interview with Catherine Mary Stewart

In 1977 I saw Star Wars and fell in love with movies, But it wasn’t until 1984 that I understood how much. It was the single greatest year for movies.  Ghostbusters, Temple of Doom, Gremlins, Beverly Hills Cop, Amadeus, Terminator, Footloose, Elm Street, Spinal Tap,  Sixteen Candles, Purple Rain and Karate Kid, just to name just a few. That summer was also the release of The Last Starfighter... Read On

Rumble #1

Judging a Book By Its Cover: Rumble #1

The holiday’s usually make it slow at the comic store, but there was one new #1 that got my attention. Rumble #1 is written by John Arcudi and drawn by James Harren.  We bought it for one reason: the friggin’ cool cover. How does it read? Read On

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