Reviews

Upstream: Netflix End of Year Roundup

This will be an end of the year round up of several offerings currently available on Netflix. They will be mini reviews highlighting some of the programs we have enjoyed lately. In this article we will cover a trio of post apocalyptic offerings; What Still Remains, Bokeh, and of course the obligatory Bird Box. All …

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Mini Review: Aquaman Restores Hope for the DC Universe (Spoiler Free)

Courtesy of DC/WB Aquaman is an Imax-worthy blast and a refreshing win for DC! The DC Extended Universe may be onto something. With the advanced screenings so far Aquaman has surpassed expectations and is receiving predominantly positive feedback from critics. So far at the Box Office: ‘Aquaman’ Tops $200M In China And Nears $300M Worldwide– Forbes. The fantasy/action-adventure …

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30 Geeky Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holidays swiftly approaching, Check out this years Guide of 30 FUN G33ky gifts!!!   TECH/ HOME/ COMICS/GAMES&MOVIES/ GEAR&APPAREL/CRAFTS/FIGURES&TOYS 1. Pokémon Poké Ball Waffle Maker ($34.99 SALE $14.99) MIX UP TWO OF THE BEST THINGS EVER! This Pokémon Poké Ball Waffle Maker makes big 7″ diameter Poké Ball waffles. All you have to do is plug it in, pour your …

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NEW YORK COMIC CON 2018!!!

  NYCC18 This year was just as awesome and even more insane. I’ve been attending NYCC for about 12 years now; since it first started at the Jacob K. Javits Center in 2006! Year by year I watch the crowds and madness intensify. New York Comic Con annually organized by ReedPOP, is the biggest pop culture entertainment convention on the East …

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UPSTREAM: The Thinning from YouTube Red

As always we scan all the available streaming and cable services looking for those movies you may have missed the first time around.  I remember seeing the trailer for The Thinning before it came out, and kudos to their marketing department they made it look worth watching.  I didn’t get a chance to see it …

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Upstream – Review of Alias Grace on Netflix

“We didn’t lose. We just haven’t won yet.” I just completed the limited mini-series Alias Grace on Netflix (limited meaning the series is self contained).  It opens with the quote above which does set the tone for the entire series.  I have to say it was remarkable!  Written by Margaret Atwood (A Handmaiden’s Tale) it …

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30 Geeky Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holidays swiftly approaching, Check out this years Guide of 30 fun G33ky gifts!!!   TECH/ HOME/ COMICS/GAMES&MOVIES/ GEAR&APPAREL/CRAFTS/FIGURES&TOYS   1. Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press ($29.99)                   Let R2 help you navigate your mornings more successfully with this Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press. He’s happy to …

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First Annual Five Points Fest

FIVE POINTS FEST: designer toy and comic convention Designer Toys + Comics + Street Art + Beer + NYC This past weekend I attended the first annual Five Points Festival curated by Clutter Magazine and presented by Midtown Comics. This awesome two day event, held in the Lower East Side of Manhattan featured Designer Toys, …

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Mini-Review: King Arthur- Legend of the Sword

We are fresh back from watching Guy Ritchie’s latest film, King Arthur – The Legend of the Sword.  We had been busy this last weekend with Nerd Fest 2 and some other geeky business so this was our first chance seeing the movie.  I’ll have to say, my expectations were low…not because of Guy Ritchie, …

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Upstream: Netflix Original ‘OA’

If you are like me you sometimes spend more time looking for something to watch than actually watching what you finally decided on.  G33k-hq wants to lessen that burden of trying to find the perfect thing to watch by searching out the worthy contenders for you…that’s what our Upstream series is all about.  This time …

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Upstream: “The Day” On Demand

Here is our latest Upstream review, today is dedicated to The Day!  With a distinctively different style it is no surprise that The Day is a Canadian film.   Made in 2011, it only saw a very limited US release in 2012.  Completely off my radar I stumbled onto it while endlessly searching for something to watch late …

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Pokemon Go Plus: How Well Does it Work?

When Pokemon Go was first announced, it came with the news that a peripheral device, known as Pokemon Go Plus, would be sold in stores. After a few delays, the Pokemon Go Plus has finally gone on sale, and we can see what it has to offer. The Go Plus serves a simple function: it …

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Upcoming Comics: DWEORES

  ARTIST TO CHECK OUT SDCC EDITION: The next artist featured in this series is California developer, and designer John Ottinger, whose well-crafted 3D Figures immediately caught my attention. The Dweores booth alongside High Fly studio consisted of limited edition playing cards, statues, comics, prints, and even custom blue-tooth speakers! John excitedly described his creation …

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Upstream: Review – Age of Adeline

Another installment of our most likely missed movies available through various streaming services.  This week we have the Age of Adeline.  Chances are you haven’t seen this movie since it opened up right around the time Avengers: Age of Ultron was raking in box office gold (sort of ironic on those titles huh?),  I’ll try to …

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Upstream: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Review

Continuing our series of overlooked properties now available via streaming, Netflix, or On Demand we bring you this spoiler free review of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. If you are like me and a lot of other people, you skipped The Man From U.N.C.L.E. when it was in the theaters last year.  Normally I love spy …

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Game Review: Space Engineers

Description: Space Engineers is a sandbox game about engineering, construction, exploration and survival in space and on planets. Players build space ships, space stations, and planetary outposts of various sizes. Players use (civil and military) pilot ships and travel through space to explore planets and gather resources to survive. Featuring both creative and survival modes, …

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Choco Treasure Spiderman Surprise Toy

While I was out today I found these adorable Spiderman treasure eggs. I used to collect the WonderBalls, when they had Disney toys in them. Chocolate eggs filled with toys have been harder to find in the United States since they banned them for children getting hurt on eating the toys. I remember that sad …

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