Category Archives: Reviews

Why Dune Shouldn’t Be Gender-Swapped

Good morning, campers.  Today, here at Catholic Geeks, we’re going to play Let’s Kick The Woke Hornets’ Nest And See How Much The Internet Loses Its S**t. Step right up, folks. I was at home, minding my own business, when … Continue reading

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Psychics and Pineapples: A Review of ‘Psych’

Psych is a quick-witted, fast talking dramedy following the adventures of Shawn Spencer, the fake psychic who consults with the Santa Barbara Police Department; with the aid of his reluctant friend, Burton Guster, a pharmaceutical salesman, they ‘investigate, catch bad … Continue reading

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Just a Girl: a Captain Marvel Review

The stage is set. Avengers: Endgame looms on the horizon, its plot shrouded in mystery, following on the heels of Infinity War, a gargantuan (or, some would say, titanic) crossover epic. In between the two films, the Marvel Cinematic Universe … Continue reading

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Elevate: an Into the Spider-Verse Review

Originally, I was going to write a piece talking about how different my experiences were when I saw Aquaman and Into the Spider-Verse within days of one another over the holidays. Then, on a whim, I went on my own … Continue reading

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Review: The Brave and The Bold

Finally, we get The Brave and the Bold: Book 3 of The Hidden Truth. You may remember that the previous two books in the series explored an alternate history where 9-11 killed President Al Gore, destroyed the White House, spared … Continue reading

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Review: Fade, by Daniel Humphreys

With the novel Making Peace, I noted that I found the successor to Terry Pratchett. Now, it seems I’ve tripped over the spiritual successor to Jim Butcher. Where the hell have all of these people been hiding? Yes, yes, I know … Continue reading

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Review: War Demons

The Devil went down to Georgia. He was looking for a soul to steal.And this time, he isn’t coming with a violin. Welcome to War Demons, by Russell Newquist.** When he came home, so did they… Driven by vengeance, Michael … Continue reading

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Castlia House Reviews Hell Spawn

Over at Castalia House, Jon Mollison reviewed Hell Spawn. Played entirely straight, the result is an urban fantasy for people who don’t like urban fantasy. Instead of the usual kitchen sink approach as seen in the “Iron Druid” series and … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Chuck Wendig

Editor’s Note: If you are unaware of it, Star Wars author Chuck Wendig went on an extended tirade online against Star Wars fans for being racist, bigoted, white supremacist, misogynistic, illiterate, masculinist, mediocre, and possessing an overabundance of earwax. Okay, that last part … Continue reading

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Steel Yourself for the Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist

As you might expect, I approached Netflix’s live-action version of Fullmetal Alchemist with some trepidation. Sure, it’s far from my favorite anime, but a guy can worry. After all, there’s not exactly a stellar track record for live-action versions of … Continue reading

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Review: The Torchship Trilogy

Today, we present Torchship by Karl K. Gallagher Imagine, if you will, a Firefly that did not suck… and that it is written by David Weber, before Weber’s world became Game of Starships with 500 characters you can’t remember.   A captain who’ll … Continue reading

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A Review of The Last Jedi

The reviews on The Last Jedi range from “IT’S THE BEST THING EVA!!!” To “IT”S WORSE THAN THE PREQUELS!!” Yeah… no. My first real problem with The Last Jedi was when I heard that The Force Awakens had to have its ending redone … Continue reading

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[Guest Post] Rogue One: A Catholic Story

Robert Towne writes about Catholic parallels in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Continue reading

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Thor: Ragnarok, a review

If you know Norse mythology, you know that Ragnarok is basically the doom of Asgard. It is the end of all things. Can Thor, god of thunder, stop the cataclysm from happening? Going by the first minutes of the film, … Continue reading

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Not Clowning Around: a Catholic Take on IT

I’m not someone who generally seeks out horror movies; when I went to see the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel IT, I was doing going to see a movie with friends. I wasn’t quite sure what I was … Continue reading

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Review: Rachel and the Many-Splendored Dreamland

Poor Rachel Griffin. She’s spent the last six weeks going through a lot of trauma. She’s been sent to the infirmary so often, she’s bucking for a record. She holds secret that could destroy the universe. Friends have died. She’s been … Continue reading

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Review: The Raven, the Elf, and Rachel 

You might remember that I reviewed the Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin, by L. Jagi Lamplighter, in which a magical girl ended up at a magical school, collected nearly a dozen magical friends, joined a fraternity, investigated a mystery, saw … Continue reading

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Review: Star Trek Discovery

The really short version of this review is simple: the more I look at Star Trek Discovery, the more I like The Orville. Star Trek Discovery set the bar so low, Inhumans looked awesome in comparison, even though the pilot was weak. … Continue reading

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Review: The Orville

My standard policy on TV shows is to give them three episodes… unless they do something to really drop the ball, and / or piss me off. The Orville has had more than that. So, what do I think? This is … … Continue reading

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie

As we all know, I’m a self-professed Lego fanboy. I’m also involved with an RLUG (an official club recognized by Lego, with some access to certain perks), and got an invite to see all three Lego franchise films before they … Continue reading

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