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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

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


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

It Has Landed! “The Day of the Doctor” Trailer is Here

It’s a thing we’ve been longing for since, oh, ten minutes before we knew it was happening. Here we at last have the trailer for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary… more

Pitch This, Vintage Edition: An ’80s Action Movie AVENGERS

To round out Marvel Week, and because Thor: The Dark World hits theaters today, I thought we ought to try to do something with the cast of everybody’s current favorite… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 1

After another 8 years of no televised Doctor Who, but heaps and gobs of Eighth Doctor novels and Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Doctor audio plays, it came time for… more

Full DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary Week Schedule on BBC America

Everybody’s gearing up for the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, which is now a scant two weeks away, but BBC America wants you to know that “The Day of the… more


You know how sometimes you’re on a train, going to some glamorous destination spot, and you hop off because you’re mad at your boyfriend, and then you end… more

Pitch This, Vintage Edition: An Early-90s SPIDER-MAN

Spider-Man has, by far, had more televised animated incarnations than any superhero, and that’s including Batman, who comes a close second. Hot on the heels of the 1992 X-Men cartoon,… more

Win a DVD Prize Pack from FREE BIRDS

No, it has nothing to do with the Lynyrd Skynyrd song. The new animated film Free Birds is in theaters now, just in time for Thanksgiving. It tells the story… more

STAR WARS VII Has a Release Date

Jedi aficionados now know when they need to have their robes pressed and lightsabers all shined and ready; it has just been announced on that Star Wars: Episode… more

New ROBOCOP Trailer Shows Us a Ton More RoboCop

Apparently America is robo-phobic. Or, that’s the conceit that Samuel L. Jackson’s character is using to expand the reach of robotic law enforcement in the newest trailer for Sony’s RoboCop… more

ARROW Recap: League of Assassins

This week’s episode of Arrow, “League of Assassins,” was very Black Canary heavy, with which I’m totally okay. After the “promise” last week that Sara Lance would tell her family… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – The TV Movie

A bit of a quickie today in that it only encompasses a single 90-minute television presentation in 1996, but a very, very important one in the annals of Doctor Who…. more

Tom Hiddleston: The Greatest Living Impressionist

It’s kind of not fair. Tom Hiddleston, he of Loki fame, is not only a very handsome guy and a terrific actor, but he’s also incredibly funny and a master… more

10 Lesser Marvel Movies That Paved The Way

By now, movies based on Marvel properties are a $12 billion enterprise, with several different studios and production companies involved churning out hit after hit. Largely, this trend began with… more

Win Tickets to See Insane Movie THE VISITOR in NYC

Possibly the battiest sounding and looking movie I’ve ever heard of is coming to cinema screens this week. Drafthouse Films’ newly-acquired 1979 Italian mixture of Star Wars, The Omen, The… more


Holy box sets, Batman! As we get closer to the holiday season (it’s here if you ask some people), the bigger-ticket Blu-ray and DVD items are making their way to… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 26

After several seasons of meh-to-cruddy writing and production, Doctor Who was finally starting to pick up some narrative and thematic traction again in Season 25. Script Editor Andrew Cartmel was… more