Category Archives: Movies

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie – Geek Me Five #24

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about the 1995 film, “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie.”

1) Wikia Page for “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” [https://goo.gl/SP6oOW]
2) Purchase/Rent “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” [DVD, HBO on Amazon Video, Netflix DVD Rental]
3) You Might Still Find It For Free on YouTube; I won’t tell you where… Continue reading Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie – Geek Me Five #24

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An All-New “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” Trailer!

Holy crap, this movie comes out in ONLY TWO MORE MONTHS?!?! AND Logan comes out THIS FRIDAY?!? AND Power Rangers in THREE WEEKS?!? AND Ghost in the Shell THE WEEK AFTER?!? Jeezus! Anyway, last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Chris Pratt stopped by to introduce a tease trailer — for the actual, full-length second trailer — for the upcoming theatrical addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (and sequel to the surprise summer hit of 2014), Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2.  Once again, the universe needs saving and there’s no one more suited to the job than Marvel’s ragtag group of misfits.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, directed by James Gunn, hits theaters on May 5.

Now You Can Watch EVERY DAY from Groundhog Day…AT THE SAME TIME!!

Groundhog Day is an interesting and unique movies that somehow has the ability to balance the weight of its central premise — which is essentially time-travel via the constant repetition of a single day — while still showcasing excellent character development and laughs. To be honest, it definitely helps with Bill Murray’s performance as weatherman Phil Connors, and you gain an appreciation for how well the detailed replication of that same, single day — including the people in the background of each-and-every scene, and Connors’ response to the situation, ranging from confusion to frustration, to arrogance, to depression, to benevolence to more — but that’s often only noticed if you’ve repeatedly watched the film over-and-over again.  So today, The PractitioNERD wishes to give you this wonderful present on this Groundhog Day  in the year of our Lord twenty-seventeen, and now you can take in the film’s central premise with this YouTube video, titled “Groundhog Day – Every Day in One Day.” Also, go watch Groundhog Day.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) – Geek Me Five #21

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about the classic, and NO, he’s not being sarcastic, 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.

1) “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)” [http://amzn.to/2h5mEbM]
2) “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (The IDW Collection) [https://goo.gl/9aUvP9]
3) “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Coming Out of Their Shells Tour” [https://goo.gl/XpyiUn] Continue reading Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) – Geek Me Five #21

The Final Trailer for “Assassin’s Creed” Film Raises Expections

Well, very soon Assassin’s Creed, the latest film adaptation of Ubisoft’s critically-acclaimed action-adventure franchise, will premiere. Hoping that this could be the project to break through the oft-negative stereotypes of videogame-to-film projects, 20th Century Fox released one last new trailer (DANG, there’s been A LOT of those lately, huh?) for the film, along with a one minute-long excerpt from the movie. Continue reading The Final Trailer for “Assassin’s Creed” Film Raises Expections

Watch the Architecture Profession take a Satirical Turn in “The Architect”…

Aside from the frequent looks into the life of architect Ted Moseby from the TV series “How I Met Your Mother,” the architecture field hasn’t quite been a target for satire in the entertainment space. That brings me to “The Architect“, a new film directed by Jonathan Parker that brings forth the drama and comedy of the profession. The film features a humorous — yet somewhat believable in some cases — satire of architects, with character of the egocentric, self-centered and grandiose architect Miles Moss, portrayed by James Frain, who is working with a couple who wants him to design their dream home. Well golly-gee-whiz; what could POSSIBLY go wrong?!? Continue reading Watch the Architecture Profession take a Satirical Turn in “The Architect”…

Black Panther – Geek Me Five #18

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about the Marvel Universe hero and King of Wakanda, Black Panther.

1) “Who Is Black Panther”, Black Panther [2005], issue #1 – #6 (https://goo.gl/qmdzxo)
2) iO9: “Everything You Need To Know About Black Panther Before Marvel’s Civil War” (https://goo.gl/uzcrwI)
3) Marvel Knights: Black Panther Animated Series (DVD: http://amzn.to/2fMOU2p; Amazon Prime Video: http://amzn.to/2fyQdND) Continue reading Black Panther – Geek Me Five #18

Watch the new ‘Wonder Woman’ trailer!

The newest trailer for DC’s Wonder Woman stand-alone film puts more of Wonder Woman’s (Gal Gadot) fighting capabilities on display, and shows a hint of a modern-set framing device to the film’s core World War I-era story. Essentially, the film is working as both a prequel/origin story for the character, as well as a follow-up to her silver-screen debut appearance in this year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — note: watch ONLY the Ultimate Edition/Director’s Cut of that movie; the Theatrical Version does NOT exist… #ShortRantOver

Anyway, Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins, arrives in theaters on June 2nd 2017.

Inuyasha: The Manga, Anime & More – Geek Me Five #17

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about Inuyasha, regarding the manga, anime, and other media ventures.

1) ‘Inuyasha’ Manga on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2f1l2z3)
2) ‘Inuyasha’ on Hulu (http://www.hulu.com/inuyasha) and ‘Inuyasha: The Final Act’ on Hulu (http://www.hulu.com/inuyasha-the-final-act)
3) ‘Inuyasha’ Complete 4-Film Collection: Bluray (http://amzn.to/2eLPZ6y) and DVD (http://amzn.to/2eLQddL) Continue reading Inuyasha: The Manga, Anime & More – Geek Me Five #17

Here’s the Trailer for ‘Logan,’ the 3rd (and final?) Wolverine Film.

Hugh Jackman is reprising his role as Wolverine for the film, Logan, directed by James Mangold, however unlike previous Wolverine appearances, Jackman won’t be buffed up and ready to fight. This film is based on an eight-issue arc that ran in the main Wolverine series created by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven between 2008 and 2009 called Old Man Logan, featuring a version of a nomadic, older, less ferocious version of Wolverine, who’s suffering from chronic back pain and diminishing healing abilities.

Logan hits theaters on March 3rd, 2017.