If you're looking for bombast or a narrative that hits you on the head, you'll miss the subtle notes that hide a wellspring of thought. Like a good Nirvana track -- Something In the Way plays at least three times in the movie -- the more I think about the structure and words, the more I appreciate where Reeves is taking the character.
Conspiracy Reality — Snowden Review
Oliver Stone's Snowden biopic opens with a title card declaring the events and characters you're about to witness have been dramatized. But anyone with an Internet connection and the ability to Google the words Snowden and PRISM will find the truth that inspired the movie is actually quite terrifying. In 2013, government contractor Edward Snowden... Continue Reading →
Fact Meets Fiction
Say what you will about Edward Snowden, the former CIA agent and United States government contractor who fled the country after leaking National Security Agency information to journalists. Every week on Geekology, I take a closer look at what's happening in the geek world. The opinions expressed in Geekology articles are mine and mine alone.... Continue Reading →
False Alarm — X-Men: Apocalypse Review
★★ Another day, another X-Men movie. After Days of Future Past effectively rebooted the entire series by rewriting the future, the series comes full circle by bringing back a bunch of familiar superpowers in teenage form -- Cyclops, Jean Grey, Angel, Nightcrawler, and Storm. X-Men: Apocalypse trailers begged answers for the questions: Who will join the... Continue Reading →