Trailer Time: High-Rise

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The movie Snowpiercer speculated about a train that contained all of the survivors of humanity.  Acting as a metaphor for the rich against the poor, the further back in the train a person lived, the poorer they were, and then a violent revolution broke out.

J.G. Ballard’s novel High-Rise had a similar premise, only this time it was a luxury apartment building and the poor lived closer to ground level.  Once again, violence breaks out.  The biggest difference was, unlike Snowpiercer, the people living in the building are free to leave at any time.

Anyway, there’s a movie version coming out starring Geek favorite Tom Hiddleston.  See the rather unique trailer after the cut.

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Time Travel Considered

May or may not be stylish.
May or may not be stylish.

At some point every geek franchise goes for time travel.  Superman circles the globe at high speeds to make sure he can be in two places at once.  Captain Kirk needs to find some humpback whales.  I dream of dumping Barney back in the paleolithic age where he belongs.  Time travel is what every geek has considered at some point.

But, how exactly does it work?

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Every Movie Ryan Saw In 2014 Ranked

Because what’s the point of having a giant, geeky list of all 64 movies I saw in 2014 if I’m not going to share it with my fellow geeks?  I’ve already listed my ten favorite movies of the year.  And I got some great therapy by blasting what I considered the ten worst movies of the year.

Now here is the full list of all 64 movies I saw in 2014 ranked by awesomeness.  Plus you get to look at movie posters!  Full list after the break.

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Watson’s Top 145 Movies of 2014!

This week, I unveiled my Top 20 and bottom 20 movies.  What about the other 105 flicks that made up the crazy list?  For your browsing amusement, here is the ENTIRE list of 2014 movies viewed by Gabbing Geek film fan extraordinaire.  Enjoy!

The best films of the year deserve much greater examination.  For a full review of each film #1-10, check out my list.

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“Hello, Jenny. If you had been in the 1950s, I wouldn’t have been chemically castrated because you could have changed me!”

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Watson’s #11-20 Best Movies of 2014…Silver Medalists, All!

This was a great year for movies, so I didn’t want to just discuss my top ten.  There were so many movies that were worthy of consideration. I’ll post the full list Thursday, but first here are the films that, while not worthy of top ten rankings, are surely praiseworthy.  With so many great films released, there is no shame in silver!

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The Hell you say!

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