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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

See a Course of the Force Spot at California Cinemark Theaters This Weekend

If you’re in California this weekend and want to see a bit of Course of the Force awesomeness on the big screen, then you are in luck. Beginning this weekend,… more

The New Extended “Elysium” Trailer

Yahoo has unveiled its exclusive extended trailer for Neill Blomkamp’s hard science fiction adventure Elysium, which shows Matt Damon getting harassed by robots, Jodie Foster being smug in a tower,… 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

Review: “Man of Steel”

The short review: The filmmakers manage to deliver a fresh and new take on the very well-worn Superman origin story, but it does devolve a bit into repeated action and… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “The Food of the Gods”

What if there was something that could turn animals giant? A thing bubbling right up from the ground that could take the common beasts, bugs, and fowl and make them… more

Some Famous Elves Watch Fans React to the Hobbit Teaser

This is conceivably the most delightful video I’ve ever seen. From Peter Jackson (you know, him what makes them Hobbit movies) comes a video of the three main elves from… more

This Is the End. These Are the Interviews.

Today sees the release of This is the End, written and directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, the writing partnership that gave us films like Superbad and Pineapple Express…. more

Red Wedding Reaction from Effin Funny

Last week was a pretty traumatic episode of Game of Thrones — you know, the infamous “Red Wedding.” (If you still haven’t seen the episode, please avoid this video.) In… more

Superman and Lois Lane Interview Each Other

Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill and Amy Adams answer fan questions and pose some queries of their own in this installment of Moviefone’s Unscripted, the long-running internet show. If… more

The Shelf: “Oz,” “Hansel & Gretel,” “Enter the Dragon”

Sci-fi and fantasy are the words of the day here at Nerdist Playhouse (I’m Conky, of course), as two classic children’s tales get the big screen 3D treatment and two… more

PERIODS. Films Lampoons All The History

PERIODS. Films are the makers of fine internet videos which poke fun at history and literature through the lens of today’s comedy. Pilgrims, vikings, fops, and classic works of fiction… more

Pickstarter: 20 Years of “Sick and Twisted” Cartoons

For two decades, Spike & Mike — Craig “Spike” Decker and Mike Gribble — have brought us the most deranged, horrifying, dark, and utterly wonderful animated shorts in the world with… more

Pickstarter: Help Put a TARDIS Into Orbit

This might be one of the most nerdy, awesome, and adorable Kickstarter campaigns ever posted. An intensely likable father and daughter from Florida, both big Doctor Who fans, want to… more

Keep Out, Jerks!: The Ten Best Siege Movies

Today sees the release of the new horror film The Purge, in which once a year, for eight hours, all crime is legal. Those who can afford it, like Ethan… more

Pickstarter: A Nightwing Web Series Has Dick Grayson Rocking

If there’s anything we can learn from the CW’s (surprisingly) excellent take on Green Arrow, it’s that the DC Universe can work very well as a serialized drama, provided it’s… more

First “Insidious: Chapter 2″ Trailer Has Jump-Scares Aplenty

James Wan’s 2010 film Insidious was a surprisingly effective and creepy haunted-kid movie, and now he and screenwriter Leigh Whannell are back for another round of astral-plane demons and creepy… more

First Look at Elvish Evangeline Lilly

Fans of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit series who, like my mother, are champing at the bit for the next one to come out can let out the tiniest pip of… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Invaders from Mars”

In times such as this, when only last year the perseverance of the human spirit has allowed us to send our most advanced and sophisticated observation robot to the planet… more

The Shelf: Another “Die Hard,” “Breaking Bad,” “Adventure Time”

This week’s Shelf has some zombies, some aliens, a whole lot of car chases, and three, count ‘em, THREE giveaways! What is this, Christmas time? No! It’s the beginning of… more

Nerdist Fett

A person on Facebook known as Fett Finish who builds and repaints Mandalorian and other Star Wars helmets in cool and interesting ways has painted one in the color scheme… more

Giveaway: “A Good Day to Die Hard” on Blu-ray

Klingons might say it’s “a good day to die,” but only John McClane can say it’s A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth entry in the incredibly popular and… more

A Talk With “SheZow” Creator Obie Scott Wade

On Friday, we told you about the new Hub Network cartoon series, SheZow, about the exploits of a boy who leads a double life as a superhero. A lady super… more

Breaking News: Matt Smith to Leave “Doctor Who”

Very, very sad news today. Matt Smith will leave the lead role of Doctor Who at the end of the year. The news was broken by a few news outlets… more

SheZow: A Boy Becomes A Girl Superhero

This weekend, Hub Network premieres a new superhero cartoon entitled SheZow, created by Obie Scott Wade. It tells the story of a young boy named Guy who moves into his… more