Pop-Culture Catch-Up: Doctor Who — “The Day of the Doctor” (spoilers!)

Want to get excited about a new thing, but aren’t completely up to date on the fandom and don’t mind spoilers? We here at Geeking Out About are happy to help provide you with everything you need in order to stay current with your geeky passions in our new column, “Pop Culture Catch-Up.” “The Day […]

Blightyvision: “Merlin” Series 4

Created by Julian Jones, Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps, Jake Michie Starring John Hurt, Colin Morgan and Bradley James After catching up to “Merlin” in time to be ready for the new series, I skulked around listening to fandom buzz just to see what other people thought of it.  I don’t see it as a guilty pleasure so much as a […]

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Merlin”

Created by Julian Jones, Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps, and Jake Michie Starring John Hurt, Colin Morgan and Bradley James This fell into my lap for three major reasons.  One, I love anything Arthurian — or, at the very least, will give it a chance.  Two, this is apparently up there with “Being Human” on the list of shows you’re “required” […]

Posted on September 23, 2011 at 00:53 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Whistle and I’ll Come to You”

Directed by Andy DeEmmony Written by Neil Cross Based on the short story “Oh, Whistle, And I’ll Come To You, My Lad” by M.R. James Starring John Hurt and Gemma Jones I love a good ghost story.  A good psychological one, I mean.  I have never been a fan of the jump-and-scare adrenaline-fests that people […]