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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

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

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

The River Song Story (With Spoilers!)

My, how sporadic, out-of-sequence time does fly. It was five years ago today that the sci-fi viewing public got its first glimpse of the mysterious (and good-lookin’) Professor River Song,… more

Jordan Vogt-Roberts and “The Kings of Summer”

In the new film The Kings of Summer, three high school boys, fed up with their respective home lives, find a clearing in the woods and decide to build a… more

Fly with Superman and Get Your Kryptonian Name

It’s nigh-on two weeks away from the premiere of Warner Bros’ Man of Steel, which, as you’re do doubt aware, is Zack Snyder’s reboot of the Superman mythos on film…. more

Review: “The Kings of Summer” Reigns Supreme

The coming-of-age movie is certainly nothing new, nor is the semi-raunchy teen comedy, though I can’t remember the last time either made me feel as though I really were a… more

Pickstarter: A Battle of Feet

You know that old saying, “truth is stranger than fiction?” It’s a saying because it’s true. In 2007, a man in North Carolina bought a grill at an auction only… more