Category Archives: Comics

[REVIEW] Transmetropolitan

The winter holiday season and the first weeks of the new year are, unfortunately, crunch time in my current employment situation. As a result, the blog has suffered a bit over the past couple of weeks with breaks in what had been a fairly regular posting schedule. (Then again, maybe I’ve just decided to embrace the “semi” aspect of this blog’s title.) I can’t promise that intermittence will change in the immediate future, but I don’t want to leave Semigeekly dormant, either. While I endeavor to remedy my irregularity, then (wait, huh?), I’ll try taking brief looks at some of the geek-related media to which I’ve been exposed during my time away.  Continue reading

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Superhero Movie News

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It’s been a busy couple of days in the world of superhero cinema. The last 48 hours have seen at least two significant announcements and the debut of a much anticipated trailer. For those who don’t keep their ear to superheroic turf, here’s a quick rundown of the highlights: Continue reading

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[REVIEW] Thor: The Dark World, Pt. 2 – The Future of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe

thor-the-dark-world-movie-title-logo2Marvel’s capable if formulaic Thor: The Dark World (see Pt. 1 for my review proper) did prove noteworthy in at least one regard in that it offered its audience a peek behind the curtain at the studio’s future plans. What exactly does Marvel have up its sleeve? And does The Dark World have something fresh to say after all? Continue reading

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[REVIEW] Thor: The Dark World, Pt. 1

thor-the-dark-world-movie-title-logo2**MILD SPOILER WARNING** I’ve gone out of my way to avoid revealing specific plot points in this write-up, but my review does include a level of information equivalent to that of a trailer or high level synopsis. Unless you require a completely blank slate going in (and have therefore endured a self-enforced media blackout for the last month), you should be relatively safe. As much as I beat up on the film below, I liked it quite a bit. If you appreciate what Marvel Studios has done with its movies so far, you’ll be pleased to find more of the same with this one. Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Pass?

Don’t get me wrong. I’m as eager as anyone to see Michael Fassbender reprise his role as Magneto, but I just don’t have it in me to be excited about FOX’s X-Men movies anymore. Continue reading

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