Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

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 thoughts on the future! See Shatner’s World this Thursday, April 24th at a theater near you!… more

Tolkien’s BEOWULF Translation to be Published After 90 Years

Author J.R.R. Tolkien wasn’t just a creator of fantastical realms and long-lost languages, he was also a great scholar of literature and mythology from all the way back… more

Christopher Walken Sure Does Dance a Lot

Nowadays, and actually for about a decade now, Christopher Walken gets impersonated quite a bit. He’s a got a very, shall we say, distinctive vocal pattern which makes it pretty… 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
 

The Shelf: FROZEN, SAVING MR. BANKS, AMERICAN HUSTLE

This week, we’ve got a two-time Oscar winner, a ten-time Oscar nominee, and a zero-time Oscar anything but very possibly should have had a couple. We’ve also got a movie… more

The FX of ’79 – THE BLACK HOLE

In the early ’80s, Disney was trying to go a bit darker and more grown up while still being “family” entertainment. They wanted to push the boundaries of narrative away… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Appointment in Crime Alley

In the last installment of this, I talked about how we finally had an episode getting to the heart of Bruce Wayne’s deepest fears, thanks to a run-in with the… more
 

Meet Ms. Delphox: Keeley Hawes to Guest on Season 8 of DOCTOR WHO

More casting news from the Doctor Who world! Less than a month after the announcement of Samuel Anderson’s casting as the mysterious Danny Pink comes the news of another character…. more

Report: CAPTAIN AMERICA 3, BATMAN/SUPERMAN to Open on Same Day In 2016

This could well be the battle of the century, box-officially speaking: After months of speculation as to which movie Marvel would be slotting in to its already-claimed May 6th, 2016… more

Mondo to Unveil New Artwork by Martin Ansin and Kevin Tong on March 14th

I think we can all agree that Mondo is responsible for some of the best pop-art movie posters ever to grace art gallery (or living room) walls. Each year, the… more
 

Schlock & Awe: METAL TORNADO

Scientifically-caused disaster movies are one of Syfy’s go-to genres, along with giant animal mash-ups (Sharknado and Sharktopus didn’t just imagine themselves). They almost always involve the writers coming… more

The Shelf: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, TRANSFORMERS ARMADA, EL DORADO

Sort of a slight week for home video releases, but there does happen to be my favorite movie of 2013, the complete series of robots that change into stuff, and… more

Suit-Up with the Full FLASH Costume

You’ve already seen a profile shot of Grant Gustin’s head in the costume for CW’s The Flash series; now you can drink in the entire thing in this fantastic full-costume… more
 

Suit Up for Pi Day in Style and Win a Trip to Comic-Con

It’s the day that has no end: Pi Day, or the 14th of March (3.14… get it?) is the day where it’s perfectly okay, nay encouraged, to be irrational…. more

The FX of ’79 – 1941

Kyle is looking at the Oscar nominees for visual effects in 1979, a landmark for the form. This week: Steven Spielberg’s 1941. As critically derided as some of the movies… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Nothing to Fear

So far, we’ve looked at episodes of Batman: The Animated Series that have showcased Batman’s rogues gallery more than the Dark Knight himself, be they origin stories or particularly nasty… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: Enter to Sip Tea with the First Doctor

Did you know Doctor Who has its very own BBC shop now? It’s true! The Doctor Who shop is your place for all the latest goodies, including DVDs, books, clothing,… more

Writers, Directors, and Producer Talk CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

It’s now less than a month until the long-awaited release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a movie which finds Steve Rogers coming to terms with the very different ways… more

Schlock & Awe: THE ASPHYX

’70s horror films are possibly my favorite kind of horror. There was a sensationalism about them and a desire to push the envelope that I find incredibly enjoyable. One of… more
 

Awesomely Bad Movies Battles GHIDORAH THE THREE-HEADED MONSTER

Last week, you drooled over the full trailer for the new Godzilla movie, which looked amazing and dark and full of scares. This week on Awesomely Bad Movies, I take… more

TRUE DETECTIVE Done LAW & ORDER Style

This is pretty amazing, and amazingly accurate. YouTube user Popped Culture has made a shot-for-shot recreation of the Season 4 Law & Order opening titles, but for HBO’s dark, ethereal True… more

The Shelf: HUNGER GAMES, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, DOCTOR WHO, VENTURE BROS.

A smattering of survival, sacrifice, silliness, salvation, and stupid executives cutting up movies. It’s a healthy mixture of things this week. One of these is even an Oscar winner. So,… more
 

The FX of ’79 – MOONRAKER

We continue our journey through the Best Visual Effects nominees from 1979 (for the 1980 Oscars) with a movie that seems least likely to have used the effects that it… more

Steven Soderbergh Edits Both PSYCHOs into One Film

It’s possibly one of the weirdest and yet most brilliant things the internet hath wrought in recent memory. Notoriously whim-driven filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, on his marketplace website Extension 765, has… more

BATMAN: Reanimated – Pretty Poison

Batman: The Animated Series wrote strong women characters better than the majority of animated programs at the time, especially for what is usually considered a “boy” show. As we explored… more