This weekend was epic for anyone who considers themselves a fan of any and all things geek. Let me remind you the being geek is not something to fear, it’s a brand/icon/persona that you should fully embrace – and I have three reasons as to why geeks everywhere are jumping and squealing with epic joy!
1 | The Release of the X-Men Apocalypse Trailer
Yes, yes, YES! I don’t even have the words to describe how exciting this continuation of the X-Men story truly is. The trailer basically shows the struggle our favorite (and hated) mutants must go through in order to preserve a shred of the dignity they have for their kind. Oh this trailer is everything with our first glimpses of the younger versions of Jean Grey and Cyclops, newcomer Jubilee (check out Stephanie‘s OOTD inspiration), and we are finally graced with Professor X finally embracing the baldness.
Only the strong will survive. #XMen #Apocalypse
Posted by X-Men Movies on Friday, December 11, 2015
2 | The Release of the Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer
Show of hands, who watches Independence Day any time it comes on TV? I know I can’t help but watch it and have probably seen it 2,847 times. After that rousing speech from Bill Pullman as President Whitmore, I never dreamed that 20 years later we would be gearing up for a sequel! Not just any kind of sequel, but one that proves to want to live up to the hype we still all get while watching the original. It’s ok to be a little apprehensive about Will Smith not being in it, but I’ll definitely take Liam Hemsworth as a very nice consolation prize. At the end of the day, let’s remember that the star that matters is Jeff Goldblum (Valery agrees with me on this one).
3 | LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY UNTIL STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
SWEET BABY JESUS WE ARE IN SINGLE DIGITS! SINGLE FREAKING DIGITS! David and I crammed 5 movies into this weekend (we’ll discuss more of that later) and are planning on watching the 6th some time this week. It’s been amazing reliving the story that we’ve come to know and love so dearly. The characters that we’ve rooted for and a few that we’ve despised all making their way back into our hearts before this next chapter.
All I can think about as the days slowly go by is that I really should’ve bought a lightsaber at Dallas Comic Con Fan Days….
Cheers to geekiness!
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