Deborah Chow: Female Creators in the Nerd Community

It is a difficult job bringing worlds to life. Directors take the written word to give it structure and shape in a visual medium. They make the words a reality.  Deborah Chow is a Canadian director. She is a screenwriter who has directed not only short films but also television. Her family immigrated to CanadaContinue reading “Deborah Chow: Female Creators in the Nerd Community”

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: A Review

Everyone loves a story about a seemingly mismatched team that is forced to come together to save the world. How will the group  work together? Will they even be able to save the day or will their differences be too much? In the summer of 2003 movie audiences took to the theaters to see  TheContinue reading “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: A Review”

The Unicorn Store: A Review

 Growing up is hard. What is one of the worst parts is probably the pressure to give up “childhood things.” Giving up the things that you love because of the pressure to act like an adult is something that everyone has struggled with. However for many of us these things are still a fundamental partContinue reading “The Unicorn Store: A Review”

Top 10 Movies about Video Games

No, this list isn’t movie remakes of video games or movies inspired by video games. This list is about movies where video games are a major part of the plot of the movie. So no Doom, Prince of Persia or Tomb Raider. Sorry, I’ll save that for another list, or three. 10. The Last Starfighter (1984)Continue reading “Top 10 Movies about Video Games”

Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One is the highly anticipated movie based on the book of the same title by Ernest Cline. It is a love letter by Cline to many aspects of nerd culture. By creating a futuristic world of destitution where the only prospect of bettering yourself is through a virtual world Cline is able toContinue reading “Review: Ready Player One”