Category Archive: Trivia

Movie trivia as it comes to hand

Feb 28

2011 Academy Awards Live Blog – *Spoiler Alert*

We are only a couple of hours away now and I will have a live blog running right here during the ceremony. Below you will find a complete list of nominees and I will bold the winners as they happen. The live blog continues under that and it starts when the broadcast starts. Spoilers ahead …

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Feb 15

The Winklevoss Twins – The Special Effects of The Social Network

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One of the most striking effects in David Fincher’s “The Social Network” was the creation of the Winklevoss twins. Armie Hammer does an excellent job as an actor bringing life to both brothers, giving each sibling a unique personality. However, the performance wouldn’t have mattered if we didn’t completely buy the effect. The reality of …

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Feb 07

Black Swan VFX Reel *SPOILERS*

I’m a sucker for behind the scenes videos and great special effects. The kind of special effects that are seamlessly integrated into a film and as an audience member you just accept what you are seeing on screen as real. Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” has some wonderful effects in it and when you watch the …

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Aug 26

James Cameron’s 3D Camera Rig – Film & Tech Converge for a Minor Geekgasm

This is sweet! James Cameron showed off his tech, the Cameron-Pace 3D Camera Rig, on G4TV’s ‘Attack of the Show’. This is the same camera rig that he used to shoot ‘Avatar’. I am not a huge fan of ‘Attack of the Show’ but I love movie tech and this just tickled that little geek …

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May 08

Space Paranoids Game Now Online!

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The marketing for ‘Tron Legacy’ is starting to kick into high gear and the film is still months away. If you are at all familiar with the first ‘Tron’ film you will love this new free online game of ‘Space Paranoids’ at spaceparanoidsonline.com. It is a really cool version of the game that is played …

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Nov 19

Verizon Advertisements from The Podcast

I was just listening to the latest episode of Geek Actually and realised that our audio only listeners might be a little baffled by the Verizon vs AT&T ads that we played and talked about. So, for you faithful audio podcast listeners here are the three Verizon ads that we have discussed in the order …

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