Mars

By G.P. Avants There are two seasons of Mars out at the time of this post. We are privy to the intrepid colonists’ first steps on Martian soil into the discoveries, decision, and dilemmas that defined their future. As they land, settle, explore, and begin their lives on this foreign planet, we get to see…

Rise of Skywalker: We Never Go Alone

  By G.P. Avants We are back in the galaxy far far away. From moments after the iconic crawl. Kylo Ren is wreaking havoc afraid that his First Order dynasty is about to be stolen from him. While at the same time he fights with his force attraction to Rey. The line between love and…

Mr. Rogers :  Please Forgive My Neighbor

By G.P. Avants I look over at my wife and she is already in tears ten minutes into Won’t You Be My Neighbor. Tom Hanks is portraying Fred Rogers down to a tee capturing the man behind the story. I think what got to both of us was experiencing nostalgia from our childhood and the…

Mother, May I?

By G.P. Avants I don’t know who recommended I Am Mother on Netflix, but I took the bait. This show, set in a supposed post-human civilization world, centers around a caretaker robot and her surrogate little girl. The child was selected from a collection of human embryos, that the robot, named Mother raised. In a…

Spiderman Far-From Home:  Practically Perfect Peter Parker

  Here is a little tribute to Spiderman. With Sony and Disney working out the future of our hero, we can enjoy the reflect on the latest incarnation of our favorite web head. By G.P. Avants   Peter Parker is back in high school after the “blip”.What is the blip? This was the Avenger’s reversing…

Fight of the Monarch!

By G.P. Avants In the 1920’s a group of film makers visited one of the last untamed and dangerous places on Earth: Skull Island. There we find a place that the ravages of men’s advancements hasn’t touched. The wild and prehistoric world is managed by a king named Kong. Life has remained wild and dangerous…

In the Time of Micheal Burnham

By G.P.Avants Star Trek Discovery introduced us to Micheal Burnham. She appeared to be an ordinary girl who was born into a relatively normal life…as far as she knew. Her parents were Starfleet scientists who…actually were working undercover with the top secret Section 31. They discovered how to time travel with a stolen Klingon time…

Dark Phoenix: Out of the Dark and Into the Grey

By G. P. Avants Growth is a necessary part of life though it more often than not painful. Ask the X-Men and women. They have struggles to be recognized not just as odd, different, and scary, but intelligent, caring, and heroic individuals. The world has moved from fearing them and trying to extinguish their kind…

Khan!

“KHAN! How can one man’s name strike a different emotional response in three different people?” By G. P. Avants   With a new revival of the Star Trek franchise I have been dabbling into the series and feature films again. Since we at God Among Geeks and Neekology 101 love to explore the character of…

Verily, A New Hope

“A Fan-Fiction with an Old World Twist: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars. They did say Star Wars was was a space opera.  So this is a perfect meshing.” By G. P. Avants     Maybe this was an answer to prayer for Star Wars fans. The door for fan-fiction has swung open again allowing faithful fans to ply their…