About Us

At Fortress of Solitude, we believe in bringing you the latest and greatest in geek entertainment, all curated by experts for fans. Since our inception in 2012, we’ve been dedicated to providing top-notch news and reviews on everything that gets the geek community buzzing.

With a monthly reach of over 500,000 worldwide users, Fortress of Solitude has solidified its place as one of the premier destinations for all things geek. Whether you’re into television, film, comics, or video games, our comprehensive coverage, including news, reviews, podcasts, and a thriving YouTube channel boasting over 12,000 subscribers, has you covered.

But we’re more than just a website – we’re a hub for geek culture, regularly attending red carpet events, film festivals, and premieres across the globe. We’ve partnered with some of the biggest brands in the industry, including Warner Bros., Universal, Sony, Samsung, Huawei, Canon, and many more, to bring you exclusive content and access to the latest innovations.

What We Cover

At Fortress of Solitude, we cover a wide array of topics to satisfy every fandom’s cravings. Whether you’re a cinephile, a gaming enthusiast, a tech aficionado, a comic book connoisseur, an anime lover, a collector of toys, or simply someone looking to stay updated on the latest trends, we’ve got you covered. The list of categories includes Movies, TV Series, Games, Tech, Comics, Anime, and Toys.

In The Media

Our dedication to delivering high-quality content has also led us to interview some of the biggest stars in the business, from actors like Kevin Hart and Aaron Taylor-Johnson to directors like Spencer Brown. Plus, we’ve released exclusive scoops that you won’t find anywhere else, such as Scott Adkin’s Batman v Superman audition and Alan Ritchson’s desire to play Batman.

With a passionate fanbase of over 65,000 active Facebook fans, Fortress of Solitude continues to engage with the growing geek community. While we’re based in Somerset West, South Africa, our team of reporters, editors, and opinion makers spans the globe, ensuring that we cover pop culture, science, technology, and more from all corners of the world.

In recognition of our commitment to excellence, Fortress of Solitude was honoured to receive the African Blogger Award for Hobbies in 2014.

Because of our steadfastness and unwavering commitment to original reporting, you might have also noticed us being acknowledged or referenced in these locations… Screenrant, Looper, IGN, The Direct, People.com, Mental Floss, Movieweb, Collider, Showmax, The Ringer, Ranker, Giant Freakin Robot, Inverse and many other sites.

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Jarrod Saunders at a Fortress of Solitude film screening event

Meet the management team behind Fortress of Solitude:

Address: You can find us at our head office located at De Velde Estate, De Beers Avenue, Firgrove Rural, Somerset West, 7130. Fortress of Solitude is part of Fortress Entertainment PTY LTD, a registered company in South Africa.

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About Our Readers

In 2023 alone, Fortress of Solitude had over 8 million views, a testament to the site’s popularity among readers who love film, superheroes, scary horror movies, fun tech, streaming the best TV series and playing the latest video games.

Work With Us

Are you passionate about entertainment and eager to join a dynamic team dedicated to delivering the latest news and insights from the world of entertainment? Fortress of Solitude might be the right place for you! You can reach out to us here.

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About The Fortress of Solitude Writing Team

Articles are written by a group of talented, professional and experienced freelance writers, all experts and leaders in their various fields.

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Megan Oosthuizen is a talented writer hailing from East London, South Africa. With a passion for literature, video games, movies, and TV shows, Megan brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to her work as an entertainment journalist. After earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in both English Literature and Psychology, Megan honed her writing skills as an academic writer. She has since turned her attention to the exciting world of entertainment news, where she is quickly establishing herself as a rising star. Megan's deep love for pop culture and her keen eye for detail make her a valuable contributor to…
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Born in Venezuela – and still living there – Tito Pernalete loves all things geeky and sci-fi. He studied Social Communications in college: an odd career choice for a confessed introvert. Though he has experience as a director of photography for some short films, Tito has been a writer for most of his adult life, with a particular interest in movies/TV and tech in general. When he's not playing Elden Ring or binge-watching a horror movie marathon, you can find him planning his dream trip to Japan. His favourite film is RoboCop, but he also has a soft spot for…
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Sergio Pereira is a prolific and recognised entertainment journalist and writer from Johannesburg, South Africa. His expertise encompasses the topics of comic books, film, television, and video games. For over 16 years, he has built up his reputation and knowledge in entertainment journalism by writing for and learning from the world's largest publications. Sergio is also an accredited Rotten Tomatoes reviewer and has interviewed numerous celebrities, such as Andy Serkis, Ben Barnes, Idris Elba, Letitia Wright, Todd McFarlane, and Frank Miller. He is the author of the highly rated fantasy comedy novel The Not-So-Grim Reaper and numerous short stories. In…
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Evan Saunders is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the tech industry. With a deep passion for technology and a talent for design, Evan has made a name for himself as a skilled and innovative techie. In addition to his love for all things tech, Evan is also a dedicated sneakerhead with an impressive collection of kicks. He is a sports enthusiast, and enjoys playing football and watching a variety of sports. When he's not keeping up with the latest games or streaming his favorite series, he enjoys indulging in his love of anime. Despite his…
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Living in Cape Town, South Africa, Jarrod Saunders (the founder of Fortress of Solitude) is a multi-talented professional with a wealth of experience in various creative fields, including filmmaking, graphic design, web design, sound engineering and copywriting. As an award-winning creative director, Jarrod has established himself as a respected voice in the world of pop culture, with expertise in film, television, video games, and comics. Beginning his writing career as a film and gaming critic for Vision Magazine in 2007, Jarrod has gone on to write for and establish multiple entertainment sites, including Sneaker Fortress and Lifestyle Fortress. Along the…
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Caryn Ganess is an accomplished author and esteemed contributor to Fortressofsolitude.co.za and SneakerFortress.com. With a background in psychology, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her writing, delivering captivating content that explores the intersection of human behavior and popular culture. After completing her psychology honors degree, Caryn made the decision to focus on her role as a devoted full-time mother. This life-changing experience has provided her with a deep understanding of the dynamics of family life and has fueled her passion for sharing valuable insights and advice with others. Caryn Ganess' articles on Fortressofsolitude.co.za cover a wide range…
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Tobi Olanrewaju is a Nigerian writer and tech enthusiast. You can find him writing about video games and pop culture most of the time. When he’s not writing, he’s probably somewhere being a huge nerd about MMA, Formula 1 and Chess.
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Brad Curran is a dedicated writer from the United States with a love of all things nerdy. Brad’s interests range from action and martial arts flicks to superhero movies from both the DC and Marvel universes, to horror movies and sci-fi epics, with all of his interests united by his innate love of adventure. Since 2013, Brad has brought his deep love for and experience with martial arts to his work with Kung Fu Kingdom, where he has covered everything from movies and TV to training and interviews with stars likes Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Tony Jaa, Jackie Chan,…
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As a seasoned video writer, director, and editor, Tafadzwa Njovana brings a unique blend of tech enthusiasm and storytelling finesse to Fortress of Solitude and Sneaker Fortress. Beyond the cinematic realm, Tafadzwa is the force behind The Reel Sauce, a YouTube channel dedicated to spotlighting the best of African screen entertainment in the ever-evolving streaming landscape. Armed with a BA Honours in Motion Picture Medium (Film Directing) from AFDA, South African School Of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and another in French and Portuguese from the University of Zimbabwe, he's a creative powerhouse. Tafadzwa is not just a visual…
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Social Media Marketer and Rep for C2 Digital Print by day, all round geek all day too. Enjoys Heroclix, Comics, Video Games, Gunpla and collecting figurines. He is also a fitness freak with the aim of matching Batman’s maximum bench press of 350kg. Firm believer that Geekology (yes it is a study) has made him healthy, knowledgeable and... broke.
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