Latest Articles for Author: Tenille Goodman

Geek parenting: you’re doing it right

Geek Parenting: You’re Doing It Right

After a steady adolescence filled with comics, video games, and movies, the average geek will find the Sam to their Frodo. Eventually, these geeks will collect the Green Mushroom and gain a new life. Then, these kids will be raised by the greatest parents in the universe. Check out the following pictures as proof that…

Riddick – movie review

Riddick – Movie Review

Pitch Black was the first film (aside from the animated film, The Iron Giant) that starred Vin Diesel.  It was something of a cult film, and it eventually spawned a sequel, The Chronicles of Riddick.  That was back in 2004.  Nine years later, we got the next installment in the Richard B. Riddick saga, and…

Cytus – review

Cytus – Review

Rhythm games are as hard to find these days as fanny packs and Surge.  With the declining interest of the popular plastic-instrument pastimes of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, there just is not much of a demand for those types of games anymore.  Luckily, there are still enough diehard fans of the genre so good…

Movie review: you’re next

Movie Review: You’re Next

Director: Adam Wingard Stars: Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg What do you get when you take a wealthy family in an isolated manse, psychotic killers in animal masks, and death traps that are only rivaled by Kevin McAllister’s exploits in Home Alone?  You get one bad-ass slasher film! You’re Next…

Game review: contre jour

Game Review: Contre Jour

Contre-Jour (French for “Against Daylight”) is a photographic concept where a picture is taken directly into a source of light. The idea is that a stronger contrast between light and dark is created with a stronger emphasis on lines and shapes, creating silhouettes.  After having played the game, Contre Jour, I can see why this…

Top 5 co-op games ever played (meaning in the last year or so…)

Top 5 Co-Op Games EVER PLAYED (Meaning in the last year or so…)

Every now and then, a gamer wants to step away from the loneliness of a single player game to delve into the kinship and bond-forming experience that is the co-op game. There is a unique relationship that can only be forged by friends coming together, sitting on a couch, and finishing something together. Below, you…

Geek review: ibb and obb

Geek Review: ibb and obb

Sparpweed Games recently released a 2D platform game that is pure fun, called ibb & obb. This game is made for cooperative play and that is apparent from the very beginning. Game Review As soon as the game begins, you are immersed in a world of color and playfulness. The game weaves ibb and obb,…

Geek movie review: kick-ass 2

Geek Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2

Welcome to another Geek Insider movie review. Kick-Ass 2 is on the lot for today. Did you see it? Let me know if you agree with the review. Kick-Ass 2 Movie Review Director: Jeff Wadlow Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Kick-Ass 2, the byproduct of the brilliant original, unfortunately suffers from the…

The walking dead: 400 days – game review

The Walking Dead: 400 Days – Game Review

After playing The Walking Dead: The Game and waiting for the agonizing months to pass until the show returns, I heartily welcome anything related to The Walking Dead universe and storylines.  Telltale Games’ 400 Days attempts to bridge the gap, providing a collection of short stories that could potentially give us a glimpse of what…

Braid – game review

Braid – Game Review

Ever made a mistake you wish you hadn’t?  Of course you have… everyone has.  Ever wish you could go back in time and pretend that mistake never happened?  Or would you rather learn from that mistake and continue forward, all the wiser?  In Braid, a game released back in 2008 by indie developer Jonathan Blow,…

The walking dead: the game – review

The Walking Dead: The Game – Review

Zombies are everywhere.  Well not literally, of course… you would either be battling the hordes of undead or eating brains (but definitely not reading this review).  Zombies are in everything from books (Pride and Prejudice with Zombies) to movies (Warm Bodies, World War Z) to music (Rob Zombie).  The Walking Dead (both the graphic novel…

Elysium – review

Elysium – Review

Directed By: Neill Blomkamp Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna, Wagner Moura, William Fichtner Elysium – Review After the horror that was Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters, I went on a quest to find a movie that had memorable characters and electrifying action. I found it with Elysium.  Elysium is…

Percy jackson: sea of monsters – review

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – Review

Director: Thor Freudenthal. Cast: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Douglas Smith, Leven Rambin, Brandon T. Jackson, Jake Abel.  Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – Review In every summer movie season, there has to be at least one dud. Unfortunately, that dud is Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Before I completely rip this movie a new one,…

The wolverine – movie review

The Wolverine – Movie Review

Directed By: James Mangold Cast: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rila Fukushima, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Haruhiko Yamanouchi, Brian Tee, Famke Janssen The Wolverine “Our greatest enemy is the enemy within, for hidden there are dark and destructive emotions. But also hidden there is the light of reason that can lead us to the dawn.” –…