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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

The Trek Initiative: Engage!

Star Trek fans, get ready to be more excited than you were by the last Into Darkness trailer. At the Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (or C2E2, of course) today,… 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

Splitsider Presents: “The Exquisite Corpse Project”

[youtube] In this technology-fueled world, where crowdsourcing can raise $2 million in one day to make a… more

The Unique Fighting and Driving of Jack Reacher

Recently, a press event was held at the Paramount lot which showcased the stunt performers and sequences for the Tom Cruise film Jack Reacher, which is out today for Digital… more

The Shelf: Jurassic Park 3D

This week in The Shelf, a 3D event 65 million years (and a couple of months) in the making, plus flashy gangland violence, a mother’s harrowing journey down river, and… more

See Darth Raise Leia in “Vader’s Little Princess”

Forsaking your family and taking up with a gnarly-faced spectre of evil incarnate is not the best way to show you’re a good dad. In fact, the bulk of Anakin… more

Jason Silva Plays Games with Our Brains

[youtube] Jason Silva spends a lot of his time thinking. More than that, he thinks about how we as… more

Doctor Who Review: “Hide”

The last two Doctor Who episodes were a bit conflicting. While I enjoyed “The Rings of Akhaten” and “Cold War,” there were huge gaps in logic and massive plot conveniences… more

Willie Nelson Turns 80 (and It’s Also 420): Win His New Album And More

This April 20th (for reasons that should be evident), we’re honoring the Red Headed Stranger himself, Willie Nelson, who turns 80 on April 30th. It’s a big month for him… more

Posters for the Next Five Doctor Who Episodes

We’ve had three Doctor Who episodes so far and we now have the posters for the final five episodes of the season. The above is the poster for “Hide,” the… more

Oblivion Review: In the Far-Too-Distant Future

There really is nothing like the exhilaration of seeing a good science fiction movie in the theater, one that prods at your brain as much as it dazzles your eyes…. more

Nickelodeon + Nostalgia = Artistic Gold

If you’re in the Los Angeles area (or environs) and were a child of the 80s and 90s, you’ll most certainly want to check out the new art exhibit opening… more

Superman Turns 75! His Top 5 Screen Appearances

75 years ago today, Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster took their character, the very first comic book superhero, to Detective Comics. You may have heard of him; blue tights, red… more

The Shelf: Django Comes A-Callin’

My favorite movie of last year comes to Blu-ray and DVD, as do a former Doctor turned spy, a bunch of punks, and some space fighters. You could also win… more

“Man of Steel” Viral Video from the MTV Movie Awards

[youtube] During last night’s MTV Movie Awards show, a viral marketing video for this summer’s Man of Steel was… more

“Iron Man 3″ Clip from the MTV Movie Awards

On last night’s broadcast of the MTV Movie Awards, an exclusive clip of Iron Man 3 debuted, depicting Tony Stark attempting not to die from being shot at a billion… more

Doctor Who Review: “Cold War” (Spoilers)

Mark Gatiss has always been a Doctor Who writer I find interesting. He’s clearly a massive, enormous, gigantic fan of the series and has been involved in fandom for decades…. more

Matt Smith Talks About Tea

It’s likely the most British show the British Broadcasting Corporation could possibly make. A new series coming to BBC One entitled Victoria Wood’s Nice Cup of Tea has the TV… more

The Shelf: Wizards, Whales, Fasts & Furiouses

Another relatively slow week for Blu-rays and DVDs, unless you count all the Fast stuff coming out! Get it?! Anyway, all the Fast and Furious movies make their way to… more

Nerdist Channel, Shows Nominated For Webby Awards

The Webby Award nominations for this year have been announced, and the Nerdist Channel had a nice day indeed. We’re very excited to announce that the Channel has been nominated… more

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary BTS Videos (SPOILERS)

[youtube] They’ve only been filming the 50th Anniversary special for a couple of days, but already they’ve got some… more

Doctor Who Review: “The Rings of Akhaten”

When I saw the trailer for “The Rings of Akhaten,” and took in the very alien sets and even more alien… aliens, I assumed it was going to be a… more

Interview with “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” Screenwriters Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick

Writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have been kicking around Hollywood for several years, having created the faux-reality series The Joe Schmo Show and the short-lived William Shatner sitcom, Invasion… more