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DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 5

When it was announced in 2009 that Matt Smith (then 27) would be taking over for David Tennant on Doctor Who, everybody went… “Who?” After all, he was so young… more


With less than a week to go before the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, “The Day of the Doctor,” hits cinema and television screens the world over, and the BBC… 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


If you’ve spent any time in the Midwest, or the Middle West, if you will, you’ll know that it’s made up of a lot of land and a lot of… more

THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR Children In Need Clip

On today’s Children in Need special on BBC One, there was a short clip of “The Day of the Doctor” for your viewing pleasure. It features the Eleventh Doctor and… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 4 and Specials

After being out of the works for over a decade, Doctor Who now had three seasons of new episodes under its belt, thanks to showrunner Russell T. Davies and crew,… more

Fantastic Fest Goes On Tour Starting November 15th

Not everybody can get out to Austin, TX, to take part in Fantastic Fest, the world’s coolest and best collection of genre films, but now, for some lucky folks, the… more

Catch Fire and Win a HUNGER GAMES Prize Pack

Surviving the game was just the beginning; now they’re playing with fire. Friday, November 22nd sees the release of the next exciting chapter in The Hunger Games film series, Catching… more

Schlock & Awe: THE VISITOR

Here at Schlock & Awe, I like to find movies that are as ridiculous as they are awesome. Maybe it’s got a good idea but poor execution, maybe it’… more

ARROW Recap: Keep Your Enemies Closer

It’s always a good idea to broaden the scope of an action adventure show. I mean, sure there’s lots of bad stuff to take care of in Starling City, but… more

DOCTOR WHO Minisode: The Night of the Doctor

Everybody knew this was probably how they’d explain it, but it doesn’t make it any less awesome! The first of a reported two Doctor Who minisodes which will set the… more

Will Forte Gets A Bit Serious in NEBRASKA

Will Forte is one of the funniest people in Hollywood today. His years on SNL, his recurring character on 30 Rock, and creation of MacGruber prove that. But, it’s rare… more

AFI Fest Review: IN BLOOM

Movies that make me have to check on a map to find out where their country of origin actually is are among my favorites. It’s just fascinating to me… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 3

David Tennant’s first series proved that the new audience would willingly and happily go along with a new Doctor, but would they be as equally able to go along… more


One of the great things about going to a film festival is sitting down to watch something you know next to nothing about, save maybe a brief sentence or two… more

Fight Conformity with the New Trailer for DIVERGENT

In a futuristic world where young people are put through a harrowing test that decides which faction they belong to based on their personalities, a girl named Tris Prior (Shailene… more

Stacy Keach Talks Bad Guys, Humanism, and NEBRASKA

Stacy Keach has played a variety of badasses in his day, from the world’s most horrible dad in Titus to the world’s most horribly racist dad in American History X,… more


Police procedural shows and movies are probably the most prolific they’ve ever been, especially on television. In film, they’re often a chance for a gruff actor to play… more

AFI Fest Review: THE FAKE

Part of what makes filmmaking in Asia so interesting is that they can tell a story through the medium of animation that would never be animated in the U.S…. more


This week, we’ve got some classics, some new favorites, a couple from the obscure pile, and even a movie about a snail who races against cars for no reason. Evidently… more

Look! Up in the Sky! A MAN OF STEEL Blu-ray and Statue Giveaway!

No blue suit and red cape in the world are as famous as those belonging to Krypton’s favorite (and last) son. What’s that? You don’t see very many blue suit/… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 2

Doctor Who comes back to television screens for the first time in essentially 16 years and for 13 weeks, it’s a hit again. Then, BOOM! The lead actor turns… more

Zack Snyder Spills Some BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Beans

On Saturday, Yahoo! hosted a live Q&A with director Zack Snyder and actors Henry Cavill and Amy Adams in advance of this Tuesday’s release of Man of Steel on… more

That Was Quick! An Extended “Day of the Doctor” Trailer

No sooner have we marveled at the 41 second “Day of the Doctor” teaser do we get another one that’s 1 minute 20 seconds. We get a lot more interaction… more