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Kim Perrone
I am a writer of parenting and human interest articles
Interests: Writing, reading, parenting, karate, movies
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On this week's Geekfest Rants, Carlos Perrone and Steve Vivona tackle Marvel's latest smash hit, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Overstuffed with Easter eggs for comic fans and resembling a 70s political thriller, this film threatens Cap with a mysterious figure from his past while completely shaking up the status... Continue reading
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On this week's Geekfest Rants we conclude our review of True Detective, Season 1. Carlos Perrone and Tom LaSusa return to tie up loose ends of this ground breaking HBO crime series. They go over the evidence and finally meet the elusive Yellow King. Where does the show go next?... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants we begin tackling the critically acclaimed HBO crime series, True Detective. Join Carlos Perrone and Tom LaSusa as they dissect this Southern Gothic tale of crime, corruption, and horror. Starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, this first season sets the bar very high for all future... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Would you willingly give up your freedom and privacy if it meant bringing order to a chaotic world? That’s one question at the heart of the entertaining thrill ride “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which finds our hero in quite a different environment than the simple good vs. evil World... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants we continue to explore old school sci-fi/horror with our latest entry, The Day of the Triffids. Join Carlos and the Mikes as they dig deep into the different versions of this film, future movies that seem to have been inspired by this 1963 apocalyptic cautionary tale,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants we get a return visit from our Foreign Correspondent(and regular Contributor) James who will tell us about his trip to England to visit the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter attraction. Join us and hear about the amazing real live sets,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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We can only imagine how this movie was pitched to the studio, "...think Jurassic Park meets The Muppets Take Manhattan...." Today we really put the Rants on Geekfest Rants. Join us as we take a different approach to our film commentaries as Carlos and the two Mikes(specially Mike Sutton) rip... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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“You’ve never heard of the Millennium Falcon?…It’s the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs.“ A parsec is a unit of distance equal to 3.26 light years. We did not know that. So, if you are interested in some other important Millennium Falcon facts, like how... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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With titles like “Believe” and “Resurrection,” you might think that two new TV series include a religious, or at least supernatural, dimension. But do they really? “Believe” premieres on NBC Monday March 11 at 10pm, and stems from an impressive pedigree, with executive producers that include J.J. Abrams (“Lost,” “Fringe”)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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We can think of only a few films where a featured vehicle is practically a co-star of a movie. Today we are featuring one of them, The Millennium Falcon. Join us today at Geekfest Rants as Carlos and James take apart and put back together the parts of what makes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's GFR it's time to shift focus to Marvel Studios again, as Carlos and Steve V. concentrate on their latest blu ray release Thor: Dark World and their next cinematic offering, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. We'll also touch on their latest round of "Easter eggs" focusing on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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From the late 70's to the mid 90's we collectors have grown up with the Star Wars model, five points of articulation, action figures. Companies like Kenner, Mattel and Mego fueled our collecting habit while at the same time trying to up the ante on quality. As time went on,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants we look back at the 1951 Howard Hawks classic, The Thing From Another World. Join us as Carlos sits down with the two Mikes and thaw out this film. We'll discuss it's social themes, where it stands in sci-fi history, how it influenced the Carpenter remake,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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When it comes to commentaries, not all of us at GFR would pick the same titles. We have the Carpenter boys, the Trek boys, the Art House gang, etc. But there are some films that are a "must" for all concerned, and one of those is The Empire Strikes Back,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Join us today for an in depth review of The Doctor Who Experience from Cardiff Bay, England. GeekFest Rants Foreign Correspondent(and regular Contributor) James gives us the details of the museum quality exhibit plus the real life T.A.R.D.I.S. set visit. For Who fans, this is a not to be missed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants we continue with Part 2 of our The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug special. This time around Carlos is joined my the two Mikes to delve a little deeper onto the differences between the film and the book. WARNING, this episode if full of present... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's GFR Carlos and Steve V. discuss the second installment of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy. Steve hated the first one, but he has changed his tune this time around. The pair discuss the story's (questionable) expansion into a trilogy, new characters and situations and the evolution of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants Carlos is joined by James to discuss the status of possible new and refurbished Star Wars related rides across Disney Parks worldwide. With the Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm and all it's Star Wars entities, where are we in the theme park department. Will there be new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On today's installment of Geekfest Rants, Carlos and Steve V. chronicle the adventures of Richard B. Riddick, whose latest installment is coming to blu ray in a few weeks. With what can only be described as a herculean effort, Vin Diesel resurrected his cult favorite character from the ashes of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants Carlos and James once again climb down to the bunker to visit a favorite subject, vintage Star Wars Kenner toys. Since this is technically a holiday episode we will feature some of what could be considered Kenner's Star Wars "misfit" toys. These include the Rebel Command... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2013 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's installment of Geekfest Rants Carlos and Steve V. tackle yet another superhero tale with The Wolverine (recently released on blu ray!). A vast improvement over its predecessor, the pair will tackle the story's comic book origins, its place in the continuity of the X-Men franchise as well... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at Geekfest Rants
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It's been a long time coming, but Geekfest Rants' commentary series for the original Star Trek films continues on today's installment with Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Carlos, Brian and Steve V. (GFR's Trek braintrust) share their thoughts, reminiscences and critiques about the film that launched Leonard Nimoy's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2013 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's installment of Geekfest Rants Carlos and Steve V. finally get to Iron Man 3, perhaps the final installment of the mega-successful series that kicked off Marvel's incredibly successful run of films for which there seems to be no end in sight! We'll probe Steve V's comics-obsessed mind... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Geekfest Rants
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It's the law of attraction: Entertainment Geeks attract other Entertainment Geeks. GeekFest Rants proved that decades ago and we still can't get rid of each other. So chances are, you have many Geeks to buy for this holiday season. Male Geeks, Female Geeks, Corporate Geeks, Baby Geeks ... and what... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on Geekfest Rants Carlos and James conclude their discussion of the 13 Doctors with the review of The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special. Here we tackle this 5 course geek meal consisting of The Day of the Doctor, The Night of the Doctor, The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, An Adventure... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Geekfest Rants