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Answers to Pop Songs’ Rhetorical Questions

[youtube] For some unexplainable reason, pop songs like to ask questions and then never answer them. I have no… more

Indiana Jones Meets The Mummy via Luc Besson

[youtube] What’s this? You didn’t know the movie The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec existed? Well, neither… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Galaxy of Terror”

[youtube] It really is staggering just how many Alien rip-offs there were in the early 80s. It’s possible… more

Design Your Own “Pacific Rim” Jaeger

Have you ever wanted to design your own giant robot that would join in the fight against enormous kaiju monsters from another dimension? Of course you have; you’re a rational… more

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – First Promo

[youtube] No sooner do we get the announcement of ABC picking up Joss Whedon’s pilot, Marvel’s Agents of S…. more

Doctor Who Review: “Nightmare in Silver”

Writer Neil Gaiman is a massive Doctor Who fan. Join the club, right? In Series 6, he wrote what is pretty much everybody’s favorite episode that year, “The Doctor’… more

Debut Trailer for “The World’s End”

Video: The World’s End – exclusive trailer It’s finally here: the first teaser trailer for Edgar Wright’s The World’s End, the culmination of the “Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy”… more

The Shelf: “Jack Reacher,” “Mama,” “Superman: Unbound”

This week, a loner solves mysteries and elbows people in the face, a creepy ghost mother lays claim on some kids, and a guy in a cape fights a robot…. more

Star Wars Day Photos

People all over the world celebrated May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day, by gathering, dressing up, and having impromptu lightsaber duels. Here are some photos from the various goings-on… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “The Black Hole”

[youtube] Continuing along the post-Star Wars path as last week’s Battle Beyond the Stars, this week’s Weird… more

Doctor Who Review: “The Crimson Horror” (SPOILERS)

Oh, Victorian times. They are always something at which the BBC excels. Period costume drama is like its bread and butter, which is why I always look forward to Victorian… more

Celebrate Star Wars Day All Over the Land on Saturday

“May the 4th Be With You” is a pun that has spawned an entire movement. While it might sound like someone is making fun of a poor soul with a… more

Strax Answers Questions from Children

[youtube] Commander Strax, played by Dan Starkey, became an instant fan favorite when he arrived as part of the… more

New Wolverine Footage Shows Lots of Slicing & Dicing

[youtube] It might be a lot shorter than the initial trailer we saw, but the new CinemaCon footage of… more

Behind the Scenes of Doctor Puppet

[youtube] By now, you’ve probably seen the first two installments of the Doctor Puppet saga (if you haven’t, they… more

New Pacific Rim Posters Have Jaegers Aplenty

As if we already weren’t stoked beyond measure for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacifc Rim after the Con trailer came out earlier this week, we now get a new poster and… more

The Shelf: Whole Lotta Star Trek Going On

This week on The Shelf, with the release of Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters a mere few weeks away, Paramount is trying to get everybody even more excited to… more

Pacific Rim WonderCon Footage

[youtube] We thought this footage would never see the light of anywhere that wasn’t the WonderCon arena in March,… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Battle Beyond the Stars”

[youtube] I adore science fiction movies; like, almost categorically love them. Even the bad ones, I just think are… more

Willie Nelson Wants to be Gandalf

[youtube] You’ve probably wondered what The Lord of the Rings films would have been like if Willie Nelson had… more

Doctor Who Review: “Journey to the Center of the TARDIS” (SPOILERS)

In 1978, there was a six-part Doctor Who story featuring the Fourth Doctor called “The Invasion of Time,” in which the final two episodes took place within the bowels of… more

Ice Your Funny Bone for YouTube Comedy Week

YouTube may still be the first stop for people wanting to watch idiots hurting themselves or cats meowing adorably, but it’s also growing ever more into a place where talented… more

Win a Guacamelee! Download Code

[youtube] Remember all the old side-scrollers you loved on the Nintendo? Like Super Mario Bros., Castlevania, and Metroid? So… more