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Feb 14

Geek Actually Episode 25 – The Comeback Kid

Geek ActuallyHost: David McVay

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David flies solo to tell you the weeks film and tech news. First up he discuss Christian Bale’s apology, The Inglourious Basterds trailer, Mickey Rourke’s amazing BAFTA speech and he tries to understand why DC has chosen a redheaded lesbian Batwoman to replace Batman.

Film news includes Candyland The Movie, Michael Moore’s next film, Halloween 2, Eliza Dushka wants Iron Man 2, Christopher Nolan’s next film, Kate Winslet’s bum and the Wachowski’s may take on Superman!

Tech news includes Facebook’s legal problems, Quicktime Pro, Apple Stores get a face lift, Android drops multi-touch and a lot of news about Australia’s Clean Feed.

David reviews three films this week. First up, does Mickey Rourke deserve the Oscar for “The Wrestler”? Absolutely! Secondly, let’s get our hands dirty with “My Bloody Valentine 3D” and then another Oscar contender, “The Reader”.

As always this episode carries an explicit tag due to possible bad language.

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(This post edited 24th May, 2009)

  • Dave Brooks

    The ‘Bruce’ in the Christian Bale brain explosion is probably Bruce Franklin, Associate Producer and 1st unit director.

  • Dave Brooks

    The ‘Bruce’ in the Christian Bale brain explosion is probably Bruce Franklin, Associate Producer and 1st unit director.

  • Dave Brooks

    Palm probably has less to fear from Apple re” multitouch.
    They own a lot of patents relating to portable devices and Apple has probably breached a few of them with the IPhone and Ipod touch.

  • Dave Brooks

    Palm probably has less to fear from Apple re” multitouch.
    They own a lot of patents relating to portable devices and Apple has probably breached a few of them with the IPhone and Ipod touch.