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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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Today on GeekFest Rants we begin to explore Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Carlos will start by covering the Mego action figure line and the Marvel comic book adaptation. How do these figures compare to other Mego lines? What hidden surprise does the comic book have? Then we return to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants the Review Strikes Back as we take a second look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Join Carlos as he welcomes his son Kyle for a different perspective on this latest entry in the Star Wars saga. What's better than a 47 year old arguing with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we visit Disney's Galactic Nights. A one night event for all things Star Wars at Hollywood Studios. Join Carlos as he attends a special panel previewing the upcoming 2019 Star Wars park expansion, Galaxy's Edge. Then we take a final look at Kenner's 92-Backs/Last 17 wave... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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"This is not going to go the way you think". Wow, Luke was not kidding. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos takes a first look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Probably the most divisive Star Wars film so far. We will go scene by scene and pick apart every wonderful... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we celebrate everything Close Encounters of the Third Kind in comic book and Making-of books form. Join Carlos as he goes back into his first viewing of the film and his most recent 40th Anniversary re-release. Plus we compare the Marvel comic book adaptation to the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos will tackle the overdue subject of non-Star Wars/Indiana Jones related George Lucas films. These are the films he directed, produced, written, or played another behind the scenes role in. From hits like American Graffiti to bombs like Howard the Duck, we'll examine most of them.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Let's return to 1979 Saturday morning cartoons to the Flash Gordon inspired line of Mattel action figures. Yes, before the awesome 1980 Sam Jones campy movie of the same name, Flash Gordon had a Filmation produced cartoon series. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos looks at the action figures produced based... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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What's good on TV these days? Well, if you are into genre geek entertainment, you come to he right place. Join Carlos at GeekFest Rants, and learn about his top 3 current favorite shows. We'll go from David Fincher's creepy Mindhunter, to the latest Star Trek incarnation - Star Trek... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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oday on GeekFest Rants Carlos examines two classic 1980's sci-fi posters, Flash Gordon and Blade Runner. Each with their own unique style and design by two poster making giants, Richard Amsel and John Alvin. Then it's time to defrost Captain William "Buck" Rogers with the Mego line of action figures.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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What if.... That's how many genre stories start. Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos will visit the world of Alternative History, also known as Speculative Fiction. We have a vast selection to pick from, like Red Dawn, Watchmen, The Man in the High Castle, and A Handmaid's Tale, to name a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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What's it like to be "More Human Than Human"? It's not just a company logo, it's the plot of Blade Runner 2049. Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as he goes down the rabbit hole that is the world of Blade Runner. The key players are all back including some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we're getting a double dose of Star Trek with a side of The Warriors and Blade Runner 2049. Carlos begins with his poster collection picks of 1982's Star Trek II the Wrath of Khan and 1979's The Warriors. Then we take a look at the 3... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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It's about time we go Back to the Future with the making of that classic trilogy. Today at GeekFest Rants, Carlos reviews a book all about the Back to the Future Trilogy. From the writing of the script, to the Eric Stoltz casting fiasco, to the groundbreaking special effects and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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The time has come to dive deep into The Shat. That's a noun not a verb. William Shatner is the name and acting is his game. Join us today at GeekFest Rants as Carlos highlights William Shatner's career in movies, television. and music. While most people might know him for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Can you control your dreams? Can you control other people's dreams? Well, if you can or can't there are plenty of movies out there about that very same subject. Join Carlos at GeekFest Rants as we cover some great dream control movies like Inception, The Cell, and Deramscape. You might... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today we take a deep dive in to the newly released Alien Covenant blu-ray's deleted scenes and extras. Join Carlos at GeekFest Rants as he discusses the future story ramifications of such included extras as Advent and Phobos. Do we now have a clear path as to where Ridley Scott... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we take a look at the fictional Eugenics Wars from Star Trek. How these events have given rise to one of sci-fi greatest villains and how it's rooted in a real life historical period. Then Carlos is joined by Kyle to talk about all the TV... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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What do War for the Planet of the Apes and Day of the Animals have in common? Absolutely nothing. One is an excellent conclusion to an exciting sci-fi trilogy and the other is a schlock fest of B-movie magic that is actually good....for a laugh. Today on GeekFest Rants we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we review the return of our favorite webslinger in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Carlos and Kyle geek out over this new Marvel/Sony produced reboot of the iconic franchise, this time with much more Marvel flair. Then we'll begin a new collecting focus: movie poster collecting - our first... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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What do you get when you combine a heist action movie with a pseudo-musical? The answer is Baby Driver. Join Carlos and Kyle today on GeekFest Rants as the review the latest Edgar Wright hit. Did he just create a new sub genre? Maybe baby. Then Carlos will look at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos will prematurely mourn the passing of 3D Television. All signs are pointing towards the end of another technical groundbreaking era. We'll look at the history of 3D entertainment and some of it's high lights and low lights. Then we'll nerd over Carlos' Bram Stoker's Dracula... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos will Rant about the new movie he saw, It Comes At Night. Is it a great movie? Is it confusing? Is it worth a second viewing? Are the critics right or wrong? You will find out.....maybe. And while talking about second viewings, we'll list some... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Has critical and box office salvation finally arrived for a DC film? It certainly has. Join us at GeekFest Rants as Carlos, Kyle and Kim review the newest DC superhero film, Wonder Woman. What's the secret of it's success? The lead actress? the director? the story? Probably all of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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Where do our music tastes originate from? Today on GeekFest Rants we begin to find out as Carlos unearths his old record albums to find out what makes these 70s/80s LPs special to him. From Huey Lewis, to Vangelis, to Kurtis Blow, to Pink Floyd, what do all these have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Geekfest Rants
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The Xenomorphs are back and with a vengeance. Join Carlos and Kyle today on GeekFest Rants as they dissect the latest entry into the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant. We'll find out how these new batch of Red Shirts; ....I mean colonists fare against our creepy crawlers. We'll see what happened... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at Geekfest Rants