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Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos will review Zack Snyder's Justice League.  How does it stand up against Joss Whedon's Justice League.  What about sequels? What about the aspect ratio?  We'll cover it all.

Then we dig a little deeper into the status of two of the biggest and best Repro/Customs Star Wars action figure makers out there, Stan Solo and The Fans Strike Back. 

Can these two leaders of the Star Wars Kenner style figure maker movement continue to succeed without destroying each other in the process?  I sure hope so.

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Today on GeekFest Rants we'll take a deep dive into the Star Wars: The Mandalorian star Gina Carano's firing controversy. 

We will look at the social media posts that let to this event.  But, we will take an even closer look at how the Toxic Star Wars fan community, particularly Rebel Force Radio, is defending her posts and welcoming her with open arms to the dark side of fandom.

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Today on GeekFest Rants we have a video presentation.  Join Carlos as he takes a look at Star Trek future ships.  Some are time travel related, some are not.  But all of them are also represented by Eaglemoss reproductions. 

We'll explore their role on the episode they appeared on, their conceptual design, and their Eaglemoss recreations.

Make Sure To Tell A Friend! That's the number one way to grow a podcast! 

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Today on GeekFest Rants we have action figures and posters.  On the figure side Carlos will talk about the new Mezco, The Warriors 5 action figure set.  Then on the poster side we look at the Michael Crichton sci-fi/western classic, Westworld drawn by Neal Adams. 

Plus, the new Grogu Read library poster inspired by the classic Yoda Read poster from the 80's.

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Today, join Carlos on GeekFest Rants as we finally get around going over the overwhelming announcements from last month's Disney Investor Day. 

We include primarily Marvel and Star Wars properties.  This includes over three years worth of media, movies and television. 

Among our selections are Rangers of the New Republic, Ahsoka, Andor, The Bad Batch,  Lando, The Book of Boba Fett, Rogue Squadron, Loki, What If…?, Ms. Marvel; Hawkeye, She-Hulk, Moon Knight, Thor: Love and Thunder, and many many more. 

If you like what you see, it might be time to sign up for Disney+.

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As we continue to put 2020 behind us, and 2021 is off to a stubborn start, we have found some Hidden Gems out there in the entertainment world that you might have missed. 

From movies like Crawl, The Invisible Man, tv shows like The Wilds, The Liberator, to documentaires like The Bee Gees: How Do You Mend A Broken Heart and Eli Roth's History of Horror. 

Join Carlos today on GeekFest Rants as he digs deep into 2020's media selections including some disappointments. 

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We already know how influential Ridley Scott's Blade Runner was to filmmakers.  However, did you know how influential it was to Ridley Scott himself? 

Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as he digs into two lesser known Scott films, Someone to Watch Over Me and Black Rain.

Here you will easily find Blade Runner fingerprints all over these 80's back to back crime films.  

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Join us today on GeekFest Rants as Carlos attempts to review the latest Christopher Nolan film, Tenet. This is Nolan's most ambitious yet confusing film to date. 

Then we take a look at the history of Star Trek's Kobayashi Maru.  From Wrath of Khan, to books, to the gorgeous Eaglemoss replica. 

Kirk does not believe in the no win scenario.

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Is it a drama, a supernatural thriller, is it time travel, is it horror, or is it a combination of some of these?  Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as he reviews the new controversial film Antebellum. 

This very critically polarizing film blends together modern themes of racism along with an older civil war/slavery setting.  Similar to a film like The Sixth Sense, this movie will keep you guessing what is going on until the shocking twist comes along.

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It's time to go behind the scenes of Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back with the Director of Fan Relations Craig Miller's book, Star Wars Memories. 

Join Carlos at GeekFest Rants as he reviews and highlights some of the best unknown stories from both the films and the many branches of the Lucasfilm companies from that exciting time. 

Then for our poster of the month we will gush over the 1981 Clash of the Titans movie poster painted by Dan Gozee.

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