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Three days down, one to go! The final day of Phoenix Comicon 2013 is here! So get up, get dressed, check out 'Nerdvana' for updates, and then get yourself to downtown Phoenix!
Screening the film adaptation of George Orwell’s “1984” isn’t exactly the most festive way to celebrate one’s upcoming birthday, but after reading the Tribune’s “Nerdvana” column’s recommending it this coming Friday, I couldn’t help but reserve a seat.
For me, the only thing better than a good time-travel movie would be an actual time machine (Come on scientists – get with it!), so I was very excited when I saw the trailer for the new time-tweaking action flick, Looper. But nothing could have prepared me for how incredibly amazing this film turned out. This movie is so much more than it appears on the surface and an instant sci-fi classic has been born.
The new film Dredd 3D follows a day-in-the-life of the post-apocalyptic Mega City One’s most famous judge, jury and executioner - Judge Dredd. But the new movie is more of a gritty re-envisioning of the comic-book source material and a direct remake of Sylvester Stallone’s Judge Dredd from 1995.
When considering iconic fictional couples, there are only a few who immediately come to mind whose relationship has stood the test of time. Romeo & Juliet, Lois & Clark, Rhett & Scarlett, Fred & Wilma, Homer & Marge and even Peter & Mary Jane are all partners who, when matched together by just their first names, embody a picture of romantic affinity in our collective pop cultural consciousness.
They may be geeks. They may be non-conformists. They’re definitely champions for practically anything alternative.
On Friday, five live bands and more than 70 booths will line Main Street in Mesa to celebrate the best of sci-fi geekdom. There will be costume contests, panel discussions, concept art and comic drawing workshops, strategy gaming contests, science and technology demonstrations by HeatSync Labs, a screening of “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” and a ticket giveaway for William Shatner’s upcoming appearance at the Mesa Arts Center.
EVT on your TV? Could be, thanks to a new partnership between the East Valley Tribune and Valley television media stalwart ABC15.
Victory and violence marked the weekend as athletes continued to claim Olympic gold medals in London, while back in the United States, six people were gunned down at a Sikh temple before the gunman was shot and killed by police.
If the saying is right, it’s certainly not the geeks who shall inherit the Earth.