Back in 1984, audiences were introduced to one of the most iconic movies that has ever been made. Even by today’s standards Ghostbusters holds its own as a pop culture phenomenon. With only one sequel film and a cartoon series that followed, the Ghostbusters franchise has been pretty quiet for decades. So what can we look forward to for the future of this beloved franchise? Is there a rumored third film in the works? Well for some of us that question may have already been answered.
Mount St. Helens, Ronald Reagan, Beirut barracks attacks, and the development of the modern internet; what do they all have in common? The 1980s that’s what. Yes folks which means this week in the cube, we will take a trip down memory lane. However, we won’t be discussing politics or natural disasters–no, no. This will be an ’80s Geek Film Celebration!
Let us pay tribute to great films like Ghostbusters, The Princess Bride, Back to the Future, The Goonies, Airplane!, and others. Nostalgia in cult classics awaits! Continue reading
The last few episodes of the current season of Doctor Who have flirted with the idea of Heaven and the Promised Land as the world settles back to decide whether or not to embrace Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. We may like him. We may not. It will probably take a little longer to figure out.
But you never forget your first Doctor.
While these familiar faces are no longer framed with the constantly evolving wooo-weee-wooooooo~ they’re certainly not gone either. And half the fun is knowing what kind of super-stardom their stints on Doctor Who have propelled these wonderful actors to.
Do you know where they’ve gone?
If you listened to our podcast released yesterday (October 15, 2014), it may be quite apparent that I am not the largest fan of Doctor Who. Sorry to disappoint, but the show just does not catch me. The first episode I ever remember seeing is “The Time of Angels,” originally released on April 24, 2010. Much like the Killer Klowns from Outer Space (movie released in 1988), these Weeping Angels just creep me out. Continue reading
Join us In the Cube with another rousing round of The Companions Cube! Continue reading
This week in the cube the ladies discuss the international phenomenon known as Doctor Who. What is a television hero without his arch-enemy? In the case of the Doctor it is not just one foe that he must contend with but an entire civilization.
Yes my friends I am talking about the Daleks. Why are they so popular? What propelled them to be one of THE most iconic characters in pop culture history? Well we may have some answers to that. Unless of course you would rather be out exterminating humanity right now in which case just move along.
For those of you who follow our Facebook and our Twitter, you have been delightful entertained through out the day of some of the highlights of our lovely Queen of the Geeks, Venisia, and her first day at this year’s Comic Con.
New York City! Get ready, cause The Companions Cube is coming! Continue reading
They may have started off as a launch title for the Nintendo Wii but the Rabbids have skyrocketed in popularity and have become pop culture icons. If you are going to NYCC this week be sure to attend the panel “Bwaaaaaaaaaaah – The Rabbids Are Taking Over POP Culture” on Friday October 10 from 6:15-7:00pm in 1A05. But for the uninitiated here is your brief look into the eyes of the Rabbid.