“agents of shield,” sleepy hollow” and the supernatural police procedural

“Agents of SHIELD,” Sleepy Hollow” and the Supernatural Police Procedural

The talk with television these days has been with cable shows. From the Emmy red carpet to the trending topics on Twitter, the buzz follows “Breaking Bad,” “Game of Thrones,” and “The Walking Dead” among others. It makes sense. These shows are able to push boundaries in ways that those on network TV cannot. But…

Defiance season one wrap-up

Defiance Season One Wrap-Up

Unless you are watching “Dr. Who,” the chances of your favorite sci-fi/fantasy TV show getting cancelled prematurely are pretty good. I still haven’t gotten over “Firefly” and its short run. Even “Fringe,” which did have a lengthy run, seemed to get the short end of the stick a lot. It’s just the nature of a…

Comic review: infinity

Comic Review: Infinity

There may be comic readers out there that snicker at the idea of Free Comic Book Day itself, let alone a review of one of its free issues. But the quality of this year’s offerings is undeniable and completely worthy of analysis. So join Geek Insider as we review Marvel’s free comic book and their…

Top 5 sci-fi movies ahead of their time in special effects

Top 5 Sci-fi Movies Ahead of their Time in Special Effects

Jurassic Park is re-releasing in 3D format this April. Remember the original 1993 release? Those dinosaurs still look equally convincing. Jurassic Park, in terms of its special effects, was a movie way ahead of its time. But now it seems like we’ve reached a saturation point in terms of visual-effects quality. Nowadays movies are throwing…