We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

11 summer films for geeks and techies

Why geeks will want to head to the cinema this summer

It's summer movie time again, time for the movie studios to trot out blockbusters with explosions and all sorts of fun. We look at 11 films that tech fans and geeks will definitely want to see.

The A-Team (July 30)

The movie update of the classic adventure TV series from the '80s - in this one, a group of Iraq war veterans look to clear their name with the US military after being framed. Look for lots of comedy action with Hannibal, Face, BA and Murdock.

Why geeks want to see it
Those of us who grew up with the '80s series loved the A-Team's hijinks as they found their way in and out of trouble.

Plus, Liam Neeson as Hannibal saying "I love it when a plan comes together".

Toy Story 3 (July 23)

Woody, Buzz and the gang of toys are back in this third installment. Andy, the toys' owner, is all grown up and the toys get shipped off to a day care centre. Much hilarity ensues as the toys escape to return home.

Why geeks want to see it
Those of us who collected lots of action figures as kids (and adults) appreciate the 'value a toy' sentiment of these movies; those of us with kids now have also shown them the first two movies non-stop as well.

Pixar never disappoints with its CGI.

NEXT PAGE: Jonah Hex and The Last Airbender

  1. Why geeks will want to head to the cinema this summer
  2. Shrek: Forever After and Prince of Persia: The sands of time
  3. The A-Team and Toy Story 3
  4. Jonah Hex and The Last Airbender
  5. Inception and The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  6. Scott Pilgrim vs the World

IDG UK Sites

How to get a free EE Power Bar: Mobile and broadband customers eligible for free smartphone charger

IDG UK Sites

Why Netflix won't terminate your account for using a VPN, probably

IDG UK Sites

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe, Autodesk and Corel software, accuses companies of 'bullying'

IDG UK Sites

New Apple TV 2015 release date rumours: Apple's WWDC invite shows Apple TV