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Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015

By Ryan BrittFebruary 27, 2015
Though seemingly immortal, and living longer and prospering more than anyone could have imagined, today science fiction—and the whole universe—lost a legend. Actor, photographer, writer and all-around fantastic human being Leonard Nimoy has passesd away at the age of 83. Obviously most famous for playing ... More  →
Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015

The 7 Geekiest Moments at the 2015 Academy Awards

By Ryan BrittFebruary 23, 2015
Hollywood’s biggest night is over and everyone is still struggling to make the best joke about how Lady Gaga did a great job singing all those songs from The Sound of Music. Chris Pine cried, Neil Patrick Harris sang, and poor Octavia Spencer had to ... More  →
The 7 Geekiest Moments at the 2015 Academy Awards

Neill Blomkamp's Alien Sequel is Really Happening

By Ryan BrittFebruary 20, 2015
Like the crew of the Nostromo waking up from suspended animation, the Internet has been rumbling awhile now with the idea that Neill Blomkamp might really make a movie that is part of the Alien franchise, you know, that might actually feature the aliens. Though previously ... More  →
Neill Blomkamp's  <em>Alien</em> Sequel is Really Happening

Our Spider-Man Recasting Dreams

By Ryan BrittFebruary 20, 2015
Though it’s still a long ways off, we’re all still sort of reeling from the fact that a cinematic Spider-Man will officially join the MCU’s cinematic Avengers. Sadly, no matter what you thought of the two Amazing Spider-Man films, it looks like Andrew Garfield will b More  →
Our Spider-Man Recasting Dreams

Official: New Spider-Man Will Join Cinematic Avengers

By Ryan BrittFebruary 10, 2015
Last year, it was rumored that Sony was working on a deal with Marvel Studios over the legal rights to depict Spider-Man on film. Now, it seems like an agreement has been reached and Spider-Man will definitely be hooking up with the Marvel Cinematic Universe ... More  →
Official: New Spider-Man Will Join Cinematic Avengers

There are No Spoiler Alerts for Jupiter Ascending

By Ryan BrittFebruary 9, 2015
If you've seen one preview or even one promotional shot from the new film Jupiter Ascending, I’m sorry to say, the movie has already been ruined for you. Because if you didn’t know that Channing Tatum’s character has pointed ears in Jupiter Ascending, I’m here ... More  →
There are No Spoiler Alerts for <em>Jupiter Ascending </em>

5 Ways The Wachowskis Impacted Geek Culture for the Better

By Ryan BrittFebruary 5, 2015
Tomorrow, after a bizarre delay, the bombastic outer space epic Jupiter Ascending hits  theatres and everybody will decide if they like Channing Tatum with pointed ears or not. More importantly everyone will decide if the sibling film-making duo The Wachowskis are "back." Infamously, the Wachowskis' ... More  →
5 Ways The Wachowskis Impacted Geek Culture for the Better

The New Ghostbusters Line-Up Has Been Revealed!

By Ryan BrittJanuary 28, 2015
After Bridesmaids director Paul Feig was revealed to be in charge of assembling a new team of Ghostbusters, rumors began immediately swirling that these new ‘busters would be all women instead of all men. This was later confirmed, and now the cast has been revealed ... More  →
The New Ghostbusters Line-Up Has Been Revealed!

Oh Yes! David Tennant to Enter the Marvel Universe

By Ryan BrittJanuary 26, 2015
In an unexpected bit of casting news, it seems the 10th Doctor himself will be entering into the Marvel Universe. News broke today that the new Marvel Netflix series, A.K.A Jessica Jones has cast David Tennant! ... More  →
Oh Yes! David Tennant to Enter the Marvel Universe
About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt has written for The New York Times, Electric Literature, The Awl, VICE Motherboard, Clarkesworld Magazine, and is a consulting editor for Story Magazine. He was the staff writer for the Hugo-Award winning web magazine Tor.com, where he remains a contributor. He lives in New York City.

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