Muppets Episode 5

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Last night, we learned that Fozzie Bear is a nicer person than Kermit the Frog.  Fozzie has a hit stand-up routine about his human girlfriend Becky’s sweatiness.  When he learns how hurt she was (after she gets revenge on him), he removes it from his act.  Would Kermit have done the same thing?  Not this incarnation of Kermit.  Kermit just wants to put on a good show, and if he has to manipulate Piggy and the crew, then by Henson, he will.

But this week, Reese Witherspoon was the celebrity guest, and I want to address that a bit behind the cut.

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Muppets Episode 2

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The Muppets continues to chug along, showing the more mature side of our childhood friends.  Yeah, there’s always been that undercurrent, but now the undercurrent is the overcurrent.

How’d they do this week?  SPOILERS for the episode.

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: Hannibal

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it is underappreciated by mass audiences and freakin’ awesome.

This week’s column covers Hannibal.

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A Famous Face You’ve Probably Never Seen

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Most Geeks know who Andy Serkis is.  Many Geeks might even know what Andy Serkis actually looks like.

Does the man in the picture above look familiar at all?

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Ryan’s Ten Worst Movies of 2014

bad-smell-stinks-640_620x350I love going to the movies. There is nothing better than a nice Alamo Drafthouse theater (where you will shut the hell up or you will get thrown the hell out) going dark and a good story being shown for an average of 118 minutes.

Unfortunately, they aren’t all good stories.  I didn’t see half as many new movies as Watson did so that’s why he got to run down his Worst 20 Movies of the Year.  Me, I’m only going to rant about the ten worst movies I saw this past year.  Brace yourself. Continue reading Ryan’s Ten Worst Movies of 2014