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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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While companies like Hasbro and Disney saturate the market with new Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys, we at GeekFest Rants take another look back at the toy line that started it all....the Kenner Star Wars action figure line. This time around Carlos and James focus on the second wave... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Geekfest Rants
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For those who complain that the film market is over saturated with comic book movies, today on GeekFest Rants we take you back to a period in time where the disaster film ruled supreme. Join us as Carlos and James relive the golden age of 70's disaster films. Hear about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Geekfest Rants
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Lest you think all of us geeks are on the same page when it comes to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here are two divergent opinions. “Why I was Compelled to See Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Three Times” by Steve Laux I am a Star Wars fan. Just putting... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. explore Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a heavy emphasis on Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange as well as their longer range plans. Marvel is facing some heavy competition in 2016 and the years ahead from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Geekfest Rants
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Everybody has one. Some of us have a bunch of them. So today on GeekFest Rants, it's our turn to come clean and reveal our Guilty Pleasures musical films. Join Carlos and James as they confess which musicals they just cannot turn away from when they are on TV. And... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's installment of GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. discuss a film that was more hotly anticipated (by Steve) than even The Force Awakens: Creed. Steve's love of the venerable Rocky franchise is well known, and to say he was pleased by this interesting new direction for the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at Geekfest Rants
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At the end of season one of JJ Abrams’ hit TV series “Alias,” a mysterious character tells a captive Sydney Bristow (Jennifer Garner), “I’ve waited 30 years for this.” “Star Wars” fans like myself who are old enough to have seen the original trilogy in theaters will adapt that timeline... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2016 at Geekfest Rants
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As we reach the end of another year, we examine where the state of the genre is at. Can Marvel keep up their successful momentum? Or will DC triumph? Will Star Wars be the next yearly blockbuster franchise? Are we about to reach a tipping point? Or, is the best... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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As Christmas rapidly approaches, what better gift under the tree than a new Star Wars movie? Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and James geek out on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We go over the major plot twists, the music, the effects, the actors, where this film ranks among all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's edition of GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. provide their thoughts on Marvel's latest blockbuster (and recent blu ray release) Avengers: Age of Ultron! Maybe not be the home run the original was, but still plenty here to geek out on. I mean how can you go... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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You may have heard about a little movie called “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” coming out on Friday. It’s on a few people’s radars. Among “my people” it’s an event of Internet-breaking, suns exploding proportions, and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t swept up in the fervor. Very... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's edition of GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. provide their thoughts on Marvel's latest blockbuster (and recent blu ray release) Avengers: Age of Ultron! Maybe not be the home run the original was, but still plenty here to geek out on. I mean how can you go... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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We are back. And what better way for GeekFest Rants to return than to recap the last few month's events that are leading up to the release of Star Wars - The Force Awakens. We have a lot to catch up on like new Star Wars director announcements, Hasbro, Lego,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Most people who know me assume I’m hugely excited for the new Star Wars film being released next month. That goes without saying. However, those that really know me understand that the film being released today is probably the one for which I was slightly more excited: Creed, the seventh... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Hello Listeners! First off, we want to thank the many of you who have voiced concern over where we have been! It meant a lot and we wholeheartedly apologize for the silence. It has been a rough six months for Executive Producer Carlos and we hope you'll understand. However, just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and James take a look at a certain point in the film career of Harrison Ford. Not the mega hits like Star Wars and Indiana Jones but instead the films that gave him the Hollywood street cred so that he would be considered to be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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We told you it was coming. One of our most anticipated films in a long time, Mad Max: Fury Road. But does it live up to our expectations? Join Carlos and James on today's episode of GeekFest Rants as they delve into the world of Max Rockatansky. This is director's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos and James discuss yet another version of the retelling of the Star Wars story with the Star Wars Radio Drama. This might might not be too familiar with regular audiences but die hard Star Wars fans remember it. On this production, with George Lucas' approval,... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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On today's GeekFest Rants, Carlos and Steve V. dissect the world of superheroes on TV, reviewing all of last season's offerings including DC's Arrow, The Flash and Gotham, and Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter and their breakout Netflix hit Daredevil. They also preview upcoming shows such as Legends of... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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It's time for us to take a look at Japan and see what our geek neighbors have been up to all these years in the realm of sci-fi/fantasy animation. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and James take you through a basic course in the world of Anime. We'll cover classics... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we take a trip to the post-apocalyptic Australian Wasteland featuring George Miller's Mad Max franchise. Join Carlos and James as they examine the progression of this action adventure classic that made Mel Gibson a super star. Plus we preview the rebooting of this great series with... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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38 years ago, I read Avengers #162, and it forever cemented my allegiance to Earth's Mightiest Heroes. I was never an "X" man, and while I enjoyed The Fantastic Four, The Avengers were always my team. I was fortunate enough to come of age in the midst of George Perez's... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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As the entire world gears up for box office records to be broken with the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Carlos and Steve V. offer up a commentary on the original film during this week's episode of GeekFest Rants . As superhero films have slowly taken over the world,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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It's that time again, Star Wars Celebration time. This year it was held in Anaheim California. Join us at GeekFest Rants as Carlos and James pick out the most importantly awesome news that came out of this amazing Star Wars fan gathering. We have a new Teaser for Star Wars:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Buckle up and hit the NOS button on today's GeekFest Rants as Carlos and James take a trip into the world of The Fast and the Furious franchise. They cover all seven films plus the bonus mini-movies. Find out about it's stars' backgrounds and success, plus the heart braking tragic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Geekfest Rants