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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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The Shelf: BIG BAD WOLVES, DOCTOR WHO, SORCERER

This week, we’ve got Quentin Tarantino’s top film of 2013, a Doctor Who story not seen for 45 years, and the forgotten classic from one of Hollywood’s toughest filmmakers. Also,… more

Watch Darwyn Cooke’s New BATMAN BEYOND Short

DC Comics is really ramping up their focus on the Batman of the Future. Not only is Terry McGuinness one of the comic titan’s digital-only heroes, he’s also joining 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
 

Newly Discovered Earth-Like Planet is the Earthiest-Like Yet

Guys, the universe, it turns out, is very large. It’s almost like it’s always expanding. Even in our own galaxy, the chocolaty Milky Way, we’re finding new and interesting things…. more

BATMAN: Reanimated – The Clock King

This week’s Batman: The Animated Series episode of note is one by popular request: the fourteenth broadcast, twenty-fifth produced episode, written by David Wise and directed by Kevin Altieri, “The… more

Schlock & Awe: NIGHT OF THE LEPUS

Remember those 1950s and ’60s movies about giant, radioactive creatures that terrorized cities and stuff? Like ants in Them!, the grasshoppers in The Beginning of the End, or the myriad… more
 

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Heats Up THE BURNING

It’s another episode of my webseries Awesomely Bad Movies, the show in which I skewer weird and/or ungood movies for the betterment of society and the youth of the… more

The Shelf: TOUCH OF EVIL, DOUBLE INDEMNITY, ALICE

This week, two utter classics in the Film Noir oeuvre and one of the most disturbing versions of a children’s favorite are on The Shelf of new Blu-ray/DVD releases…. more
 

Watch Bruce Timm’s BATMAN: STRANGE DAYS

We teased it at the beginning of the month, and now you can watch the brand new Batman short film, entitled Batman: Strange Days, by the legend that is Bruce… more

‘Brothers’ Unite in New TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Promo

Viewers of Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards got a tiny peek at more of producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman’s take on the four green guys with weapons who… more

New TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Television Spot

On the MTV Movie Awards Sunday night, a new 30 second teaser spot for Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction aired. It’s not a whole lot of new footage, but… more
 

Dark Horse Announces Exclusive Wondercon Variant Covers

Dark Horse Comics, purveyors of fine graphic literature and general badassery, are big fans of giving convention-goers a little something special, and next week’s Wondercon is no exception. In fact,… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Almost Got ‘Im

With 34 episodes already aired to that point, Batman: The Animated Series was flying high with its unique blend of comic book mayhem, Art Deco design, and storylines that didn’t… more

Check Out A New Image from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

If there’s one thing we already know about the titular team of intergalactic ne’er-do-wells from James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, it’s that they sure do like to strike a… more
 

Schlock & Awe: WOMEN IN CAGES

Attention, American women: Do not move to the Philippines, start dating a pimp, get hooked on opiates, and agree to take the fall for crimes you didn’t commit. If… more

The Shelf: THE HOBBIT, A FIELD IN ENGLAND, EARTHFLIGHT

This week, we have several adventures in far away lands, from fighting to slay a dragon to trudging across grass high on mushrooms to soaring in the air with our… more

ZERO CHARISMA Hits DVD Shelves Today

It scored a number of hit points at South by Southwest in 2013, and audiences rolled the dice when it was released on-demand, but now Zero Charisma, the first film… more
 

Actor Ben Miller to Guest on DOCTOR WHO Series 8

It’s been Guest Stars Central in the Doctor Who world lately, what with Keeley Hawes and Tom Riley both recently announced to be appearing in the sci-fi show’s eighth series,… more

Rampant Remakery: YOJIMBO vs. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

In 1963, Italian director Sergio Leone saw Akira Kurosawa’s 1961 film Yojimbo,  several times, if the reports are to be believed.  Leone was so inspired by this film that… more

Win Tickets to See OCULUS in Lots of Cities

You see what it wants you to see, and this weekend, the new horror movie Oculus wants you to see it. The film sees Karen Gillan as a young woman… more
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Is Exactly the Movie Marvel Needed to Make

I’d been really looking forward to Captain America: The Winter Soldier since they announced it, and doubly so since an early press day last July in which the creators spoke… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Beware the Gray Ghost

Part of the beauty of Batman: The Animated Series is that it was made by people who grew up loving Batman. There was a real reverence not only for the… more

Clone Crisis Continues in New ORPHAN BLACK Trailer

We’re getting ever so close to the premiere of Orphan Black season two on BBC America and there’s another brand new trailer here to whet your already quite whetted appetite…. more