Current Geek 206: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Welcome to the Current Geek Film Festival, a special monthly look at the greatest movies of all time from a geeky perspective. I’m Scott Johnson and he’s Tom Merritt.

And this week we’re talking about E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Current Geek 205: A world without comics

Game of Thrones gets a final trailer. Disney shuttin down Marvel? Fat chance. Mattel and MGM want more toy to movie franchises. How did that whale get into the forest? Akira at the 2020 Olympics. Amazon gives us our final season of High Castle.

Current Geek 201: Love American Style

Welcome to Current Geek: Autopilot Edition. A chance for us to watch the pilot episode of a TV show and geek out about it! I’m Scott Johnson, he’s Tom Merritt, and this week, we’re talking about Love, American Style.

Current Geek 198: My Homie Chromie

Scientists at MIT have taken peptides from a South American wasp’s venom to create a medicine that kills bacteria but not human cells. It’s official. Microsoft will rebuild the Edge browser to run on Chromium and use the Blink and V8 JavaScript engines. The Large Hadron Collider is shutting down for two years for upgrades. Netflix confirmed to the LA times it is testing an instant replay feature. And our recaps of what we loved in 2018!

Current Geek 196: It’s a Wonderful Life

“Welcome to the Current Geek Film Festival, a special monthly look at the greatest movies of all time from a geeky perspective.

Our monthly look at the best films ever continues, this time with It’s A Wonderful Life”