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  • Still looking for essential movies to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know about the genre? By now, you’ve been exposed to two full lists of essential sci-fi. […]

    Sci-Fi Essentials: The Bloodening

    Still looking for essential movies to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know about the genre? By now, you’ve been exposed to two full lists of essential sci-fi. […]

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  • <p><strong><a href=Xplay_240 Andy: Ryan, when last we met, I was the learner. And based on the fact that I argued everyone should be psyched about the fourth Indiana Jones movie, I'm still the learner. I even considered writing a longer mea culpa, but then something shiny distracted me and I didn't.

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    Versus: Attack of the Show! versus X-Play

    Xplay_240 Andy: Ryan, when last we met, I was the learner. And based on the fact that I argued everyone should be psyched about the fourth Indiana Jones movie, I'm still the learner. I even considered writing a longer mea culpa, but then something shiny distracted me and I didn't.

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  • <p><a href=Codemonkeys_240 Unless you're a the sort of game-obsessed geek who watches G4 regularly (guilty as charged), you probably haven't been exposed to Code Monkeys. That'd be a shame, because the show is the funniest (in a wrong way) animation this side of South Park.

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    Premierewatch: 'Code Monkeys' Season Two

    Codemonkeys_240 Unless you're a the sort of game-obsessed geek who watches G4 regularly (guilty as charged), you probably haven't been exposed to Code Monkeys. That'd be a shame, because the show is the funniest (in a wrong way) animation this side of South Park.

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  • <p><a href=Kingofkong1_240 I spent many of my formative years -- like much of G4's viewership, I suspect -- pumping quarters into arcade games. Everything from Space Invaders and Pac-Man to Heavy Barrel, Cyberball, Dragon's Lair... Oh, and Donkey Kong, whether it was the greasy machine at a local pizza place or the knock-off Crazy Kong in my dentist's office. There were days I longed for a way to spend the rest of my life playing those games.

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    'The King of Kong' pushes the right buttons

    Kingofkong1_240 I spent many of my formative years -- like much of G4's viewership, I suspect -- pumping quarters into arcade games. Everything from Space Invaders and Pac-Man to Heavy Barrel, Cyberball, Dragon's Lair... Oh, and Donkey Kong, whether it was the greasy machine at a local pizza place or the knock-off Crazy Kong in my dentist's office. There were days I longed for a way to spend the rest of my life playing those games.

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  • <p><a href=Marymcdonnell_battlestargalactica_2 I've been pretty clearly frustrated with this final season of Battlestar Galactica. " title="Recap: 'Battlestar Galactica' – Betrayal" />

    Recap: 'Battlestar Galactica' – Betrayal

    Marymcdonnell_battlestargalactica_2 I've been pretty clearly frustrated with this final season of Battlestar Galactica.

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  • <p><a href=Kateesackhoff_battlestargalactica_2 Last week on Battlestar Galactica, we got a cameo from Starbuck and the not-so-merry crew of the Demetrius. This week? We get a longer look, and if you thought the Earth-scouts were unhappy before...

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    Recap: 'Battlestar Galactica' – mutiny on the trash ship

    Kateesackhoff_battlestargalactica_2 Last week on Battlestar Galactica, we got a cameo from Starbuck and the not-so-merry crew of the Demetrius. This week? We get a longer look, and if you thought the Earth-scouts were unhappy before...

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  • <p><a href=Gta4_240 This is a good geek week to love. " title="What I Love This Week: Grand Theft Auto IV" />

    What I Love This Week: Grand Theft Auto IV

    Gta4_240 This is a good geek week to love.

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  • <p><a href=Jamescallis_battlestargalactica_240 So, everyone on Battlestar Galactica is well and truly frakked up. Again. Some more. As they have been the past three seasons. Might we see some forward plot momentum?

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    Recap: 'Battlestar Galactica' – empty spaces

    Jamescallis_battlestargalactica_240 So, everyone on Battlestar Galactica is well and truly frakked up. Again. Some more. As they have been the past three seasons. Might we see some forward plot momentum?

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  • <p><a href=Guillermodeltoro_240 Guillermo del Toro has officially been tapped to direct The Hobbit and The Hobbit 2. According to the LA Times, Guillermo will move to New Zealand for 4 years to continue what's become sort of a tradition for epic movies, they'll be made back to back. " title="Fanboys rejoice: 'The Hobbit' is in del Toro's hands" />

    Fanboys rejoice: 'The Hobbit' is in del Toro's hands

    Guillermodeltoro_240 Guillermo del Toro has officially been tapped to direct The Hobbit and The Hobbit 2. According to the LA Times, Guillermo will move to New Zealand for 4 years to continue what's become sort of a tradition for epic movies, they'll be made back to back.

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  • <p><a href=Callie_2 Everybody just wants to feel something on this week's Battlestar Galactica. Okay, maybe not Tory. After last week's roll in the hay with Baltar, she seems to be feeling everything just fine. More on that later. " title="Recap: 'Battlestar Galactica' – a moment of silence" />

    Recap: 'Battlestar Galactica' – a moment of silence

    Callie_2 Everybody just wants to feel something on this week's Battlestar Galactica. Okay, maybe not Tory. After last week's roll in the hay with Baltar, she seems to be feeling everything just fine. More on that later.

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