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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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Welcome to the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and James discuss the latest sequel to the Apes rebooted franchise. How does this film hold up to it's predecessor Rise of the Planet of the Apes? This time around director Matt Reeves crafts an... Continue reading
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This week's GeekFest Rants features Part 2 of our 2014 Superhero Movie Summer discussion. Carlos, Tony and Steve V. will continue chatting about X-Men: Days of Future Past and provide updates on forthcoming Marvel releases like Guardians of the Galaxy and next year's Ant-Man! And find out if Carlos and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Today's episode of GeekFest Rants is Part 1 of our 2014 Superhero Movie Summer Extravaganza featuring Carlos, Tony and Steve V. discussing, first and foremost, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (you may remember Carlos couldn't wait for Tony to review that one and now he's pissed!) So after Tony gets... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Some people claim that organized religion is the root of all evil and violence in the world – that without disputes over God, humanity would live in relative peace. I thought of those people while watching “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” which presents a world in which violence... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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As convention season approaches the GeekFest Rants crew begin by attending ToyConNJ. Join Carlos, Kyle, and the two Mikes as they discuss the origins of this con, how it compares to other cons, and what wonderful toys they were able to find. Plus some interviews with toy dealers and the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Sometimes living in New York City has its privileges. Case in point: I recently copped a ticket to the advanced pilot screening of Fox’s highly anticipated cop drama, GOTHAM. About 75 people attended the event, which was hosted at the swanky Crosby Hotel in Soho. Attendees included the show’s stars,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's GeekFest Rants, Carlos, Tony, and Steve V. wrap up their discussion of the past season's TV highlights with their thoughts on The Blacklist, 24, Believe, Resurrection, Grimm, The Following, and Arrow (whew!) They also preview the eagerly anticipated Gotham and The Flash! And as usual Carlos and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's GeekFest Rants our TV team of Carlos, Tony and Steve V. finally recap the 2013-14 season with insights on the few shows they can all agree on including: Person of Interest, Agents of SHIELD and Once Upon a Time, as well as Hannibal which elicits dead silence... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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So while I've already written at length ("The Lighter Dark Knight") about the first Batman film, it felt wrong not to commemorate the silver anniversary to this most important blockbuster in some way. One question I'm not sure I answered adequately in the previous piece is: was Batman a good... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Can a broken ankle derail the Star Wars train once it leaves the station? Find out today on Geekfest Rants as Carlos and James update us on two leading Star Wars projects, the upcoming animated Disney XD series, Rebels and 2015's Episode VII. We'll discuss leaked set photos, cast announcements,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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AFA Grading, Mint in Box, 12 Back, Completist, Yellow Bubble, Focus Collector, Variant, J-Slot, Punched, L-Slot, Unpunched, POTF, Early Bird Set, Tri-Logo, Uzay, Customizer......if you know these terms, you won't want to miss the conversation with today's master-level, toy-collecting guests. Join Carlos as he goes on location to Hollywood Heroes,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Gojira has returned, or Godzilla as he is known here, and boy is he angry. Join us today for Part 2 of our Godzilla (2014) geek review. Returning to the show we have Carlos, Mike, and Kyle; with a special guest appearance by Long Island correspondent and self proclaimed Head... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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The king of the monsters is back. But can this reboot bring back to life the once great Godzilla franchise? Find out today on GeekFest Rants as Carlos is joined by Mike and Kyle as they review Gareth Edwards' version of this sci-fi classic. Will this film finally put to... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On today's installment of GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. conclude their discussion of cult actors with some of their favorites: Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, and the immortal Bruce Campbell, who every good Geek worships! But even though he loves Bruce, Carlos is a big hater of Bubba Ho Tep,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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This week's new GeekFest Rants is the first of a two-parter in which Carlos and Steve V. discuss some of their favorite "cult" actors, including Michael Ironside and Bill Paxton - guys who've starred in some of the greatest genre classics like Total Recall and Aliens, but who never quite... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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There be whales here! It's time to talk Trek again as Carlos, Brian and Steve V. continue their exploration of the films based on the original series with Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home - the most financially successful of the classic series and one of the most beloved. Leonard... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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How does Order 66 really work? Who controls the Republic's banks? What happened to Sifo-Dyas? How does Yoda know about Dagobah? But most important, was Jar Jar the real inspiration for Indiana Jones? These were some of the questions finally answered on Clone Wars: The Lost Missions. Join Carlos and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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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
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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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