Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Goes To The MTV Movie Awards

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Adrienne Palicki Is A Badass FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

From a one-time Wonder Woman to gung ho trooper, Adrienne Palicki is developing quite the nerd-friendly resumé. Padding that resumé recently, Palicki joined the cast as Seth Gecko’s hard nosed… more

SXSW: Jon Favreau Talks CHEF and Its Place In His ‘Put-Upon Trilogy’

Chef, Jon Favreau’s celebrated return to indie-features after 13 years away, is everything a Jon Favreau fan could hope for, a return to the director’s relatable charm and ease of… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

Exclusive: The Big Kahuna Burger Served FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

There’s no fake burger nearly as famous as the Big Kahuna Burger. You may recall Samuel L. Jackson’s Jules making the declaration in Pulp Fiction, “This IS a tasty burger!”… more

Exclusive: John Leguizamo Talks CHEF, GHETTO KLOWN & More

John Leguizamo is an institution in Hollywood. He has worked with almost everyone you’d dream to work with. He’s maintained a creative vision for himself that few artists are able… more

Exclusive: A Few BAD WORDS With Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman’s directorial debut Bad Words gets a wide release in theaters today, expanding from Los Angeles and New York. The film follows gruff-yet-endearing Guy Trilby (Bateman) on his mission… more
 

Jason Reitman’s LIVE READ Returns With Groundhog Day

For those uninitiated folk who have not yet heard of Film Independent at LACMA’s Live Read series curated by Jason Reitman, please allow me to be the first to tell… more

Marc Webb Showed Us 30 Minutes of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Footage

Note: There are potential spoilers in this post, so read on with caution. Web-heads rejoice! If this morning’s release of the final trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 only whet… more

The Top 10 Post-Apocalypses in Pop Culture History

This week’s premiere of The Hundred on the CW ushers in a fresh perspective on how life as we know it on the planet will come to a halt. The… more
 

SXSW Film Wrap Up: Reviews of VERONICA MARS, CHEF, BAD WORDS, & More

This year’s slate of films at South By Southwest seemed to have an amazingly common thread of accessibility. Almost all of the movies I saw were layered and thoughtful with… more

SXSW: Translating GODZILLA With Director Gareth Edwards

If you were at SXSW and lucky enough to be at the screening of the original 1954 Japanese classic Gojira, you know that the footage Gareth Edwards revealed from his… more

SXSW: GODZILLA Footage Reveals Massive Kaiju Battles

Note: This article contains potential spoilers for Godzilla, so read with caution. Holy fuck. I do not write articles from my phone. I hate it. But here I am, sitting… more
 

Looking for CHEAP THRILLS with David Koechner, Pat Healy, and Ethan Embry

If reality television has taught us anything, it’s that people will do damn near anything if you dangle enough cash in front of them. Such is the central conceit of… more

EXCLUSIVE: NEED FOR SPEED’s Race to De Leon with Aaron Paul

There are 2,942 miles between New York and San Francisco. In Need for Speed, Aaron Paul’s Tobey Marshall only has 45 hours to get to De Leon, an underground… more

The Reclaimed Metal Art of Christopher James

Half way between the stylized art of a Final Fantasy game and and a scrapyard Buick lies the sculptures of Christopher James: arc-welded art in a beautiful combination of inventiveness… more
 

Getting Acquainted With MONUMENTS MEN’s Bob Balaban

In Monuments Men, a film filled with talented multi-hyphenates, one actor manages to carve out the most endearing and unsurprising performance of all. Bob Balaban’s performance as Preston Savitz, a… more

Grant Heslov Embraces Optimism with THE MONUMENTS MEN

During World War 2, Adolf Hitler’s Nazi forces were plundering the culture and art of occupied Europe. Hitler’s intent was to create the largest museum of artistic works the world… more

Visit the Set of NEED FOR SPEED With Aaron Paul and Scott Waugh

If New York is the city that doesn’t sleep, then Detroit is clearly the city that should be put to sleep. As I look out the window of the bus… more
 

Nerdist News: Costumes, Commentary and Dan Casey!

Jessica Chobot is reenacting Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, but because he plays by the rules, Dan Casey is still in gym class right now. Or… he’s hosting today’s Nerdist News!… more

You’ll Never Believe What Happened When This Kid’s Parents Died…

He became the God Damn Batman.       Happy Friday everyone! Go make great choices this weekend. Or bad choices that feel good. It’s your life. Read Perry Simon’s take on… more

How PERSON OF INTEREST’s Bleak Near-Future Became Our Reality

The digital world is so interconnected that the phone in my pocket can now play the movie on my TV. Our devices and lives are dependent on the hum and… more
 

Elijah Wood Keeps it Classy in New GRAND PIANO Trailer

The tense symphonic thriller Grand Piano finally has a trailer. Elijah Wood and John Cusack play a game of high stakes cat and mouse, albeit one where the mouse can’t… more

The GODZILLA Trailer Blue Oyster Cut

Have you watched the Godzilla trailer yet? Well if you haven’t make like Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle and “Treat yo’ self!” because it is all kinds of amazing. Facebook… more

Jason Momoa Joining Batman Vs. Superman

The Dothraki Knight Rises? Khal Drogo is getting all up in your DC Universe as Jason Momoa is in talks to join Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot in… more