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“John Dies at the End”‘s Paul Giamatti and Don Coscarelli

In the neo-sci-fi-comedy-noir John Dies at the End, friends and colleagues David and John investigate paranormal occurrences for a living. When they stumble upon a conspiracy surrounding a drug not-of-this-world… more

Pickstarter: E-Ink Watch, “Video Game High School,” & Urban Legend Toys

Welcome back to Pickstarter, where we pick our favorite crowdfunded projects of the week. This week we’re taking a look at an E-Ink watch so that lets you notice the… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

First Look at Brea Grant’s “Best Friends Forever”

Last year, Brea Grant went off and made a movie called Best Friends Forever, we talked to her about it, and you guys helped her finish it through Kickstarter. In… more

The Shelf: “Frankenweenie,” “Dredd,” and an “Archer” Season 3 Giveaway

Welcome back to The Shelf. This week we’ve got a Burton re-imagining of a Tim Burton film, a much needed reboot of a British cult hero and a giveaway of… more

Pickstarter: Hannah Hart’s “Hello Harto” and Bill Plympton’s “Cheatin’”

Welcome back to Pickstarter; Hope you enjoyed the holidays. This week we’re highlighting our favorite kitchen heroine, Hannah Hart, as she tries to get a tour off the ground, and… more

Monsters University Now Enrolling and Recruiting

[youtube] This clever college video is recruiting for Monsters University. If you like what you see, you can enroll now. No, really, you… more

Goodbye G4 & Attack of the Show

Launched just 10 years ago, G4 is closing up shop to become the “fashionable male” channel Esquire. Over the years, as much as we loved some of the content and… more

NERDSWAG: Free Digital Transformers Comic from Comixology

2012 was a good year for Transformers fans. The impressive animated series Transformers Prime is giving us the best version of the Robots in Disguise since the Generation One cartoon,… more

“Monsters, Inc.” and “Monsters University” are Everywhere

Starting today, Monsters, Inc. will be playing across the country in 3D. Seeing Mike Wazowski and James Sullivan on the big screen again stirs up a lot of nostalgia for… more

A Stop-Motion Animated X-Men Opening

[youtube] These are the days we’re truly grateful for the internet. YouTube animator Kyle Roberts has recreated the original opening… more

The Shelf: “Pitch Perfect,” “Total Recall,” “Sleepwalk With Me,” and “Liberal Arts”

This week on The Shelf we recommend college a cappella flick Pitch Perfect, the solid action movie Total Recall, and men-in-arrested-development indies Sleepwalk With Me and Liberal Arts. Pitch Perfect [… more

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Has a Somber New Trailer

If you didn’t happen to catch it this weekend at the movie theater, the new trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness is now online. Admiral Pike giving Kirk a warning… more

SNL Recap: Martin Short

Martin Short was already famous for his outrageous comedy creations from SCTV when he joined the cast of SNL for the ’84-’85 season. 28 years later he returned last night… more

Pickstarter: Nightwing, Frosty, and Tailly

This week we’re looking to kick some start into three more crowdfunded projects, from a new fan series about our favorite former boy wonder to a way to wag your… more

“The Wolverine”: International Poster Means Business

There is no denying that the international market is just as, if not more important than domestic box office nowadays. How a film does in China, Russia and other foreign… more

Kaiju Chaos: The Pacific Rim Trailer is Here

Kaiju? Jaegers? A year ago many of us had no idea that these words would turn out to be our most anticipated film adversaries of 2013. Pacific Rim has all… more

Patrick Labyorteaux on JAG’s Favorite Nerd

Take a moment and remember back to the early nineties, where the only mainstream nerd characters on TV were Steve Urkel, Screech, and Bob Newhart as a comic book writer (… more

The New “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” Trailer, Now With 70% More Tatum

GI Joe: Retaliation was pulled from schedules last year only weeks before it was about to come out. Paramount had decided that it a) needed to get a 3D upgrade… more

The Shelf: Super Tuesday Edition – “Ted,” “Mission: Impossible,” “Dick Tracy,” and More

Super Tuesdays are a grand tradition still around from the days of physically going to the store to buy your movies and music. Whenever there was a week that had… more

Well, Hi There Silver: New Trailer for “The Lone Ranger”

Modern action movie meets classic western sensibilities? The Lone Ranger was a staple of pop culture from the days of radio through to the early ’80s in television syndication. Two… more

Should You Choose To Accept: “Mission Impossible”‘s Barbara Bain

From 1966-1973 America had a love affair with a spy. Mission: Impossible aired the weekly exploits of a team of espionage agents as they destabilized governments, stole weapons of mass… more

“Welcome to After Earth!” with Will and Jaden Smith

Will Smith’s turn in the post-apocalyptic I Am Legend was damn impressive, and director M. Night Shyamalan still gets the benefit of the doubt since he created The Sixth Sense (… more

Nothing Suits Iron Man Like a Suit

Neil Patrick Harris’ (of our own Neil’s Puppet Dreams fame) Barney Stinson knows a thing or two about suits, and it’s not limited to Versace, either. Aunt Robin does work… more