wrestling

Guacamelee! Review

These days, most games billed as Metroidvania don’t live up to the moniker. Enter Guacamelee!, an excellent Mexican-themed brawler that oozes 2D authenticity. The latest offering from Toronto’s DrinkBox Studios maximizes the Metroidvania concept with tight combat, intricate level design, and a colourful aesthetic that reminds players that more is not necessarily better.

The New Old: Surrealities

This week's archival home entertainment column takes a look at the equally surreal worlds of professional wrestling (The Best of WCW Clash of the Champions) and the mind of John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich).

TADFF 2011: Monster Brawl Review

It isn’t uncommon to see movies at the After Dark Film Festival where you can tell others that the plot can be excused. Monster Brawl, which aspires to be a mirror image of a televised WWE special, replaces the scary looking beefcakes with scary looking monsters.The film seems to have a better idea of what it wanted to be rather than how to really accomplish that. “The story didn’t matter” is a common thing to overhear at these events, but I gotta hand it to you, Monster Brawl, “I’m not really sure that was a movie” is a new one.

Geek Nerd Dork Episode 22

This week Gavin and Jeff are joined by Arda Ocal and Brent Furtney, co-hosts of The Score's Right After Wrestling, as well as the hilarious Deborah Etta Robinson.

Fortress of Baller-tude: 80s-Style Wrestling Gimmicks

Fortress of Baller-tude is the new video blog of Gavin Stephens, Canada's best nerdy comedian and co-host of our own G33K N3RD D0RK podcast. Twice a month Gavin will share his opinions and perspectives on pop culture, fandom and beyond.

Geek Nerd Dork Episode 15

Following last week's epic show with our guest Teddy Wilson, co-host of InnerSPACE on the SPACE channel, we present to you the stunning conclusion! This week we find out what Gavin really thought of The Wrestler, twist endings, talk more about the inner workings of popular media and quiz each other on hyper-nerdy trivia, all of which makes for an entertaining show.