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Dissecting Trailers: “Snow White and the Huntsman”

Hello-de-ho! Almost since I’d heard Snow White and the Huntsman existed, I’d been excited about dissecting its trailer. And it is a doozy for sure. Let’s watch! 0:00-0:05… more

New “The Hobbit” Production Video #4

Here’s a new bit of awesome for all you Tolkienites out there. This one is all about how Peter Jackson is shooting the two Hobbit films in 3D, which I’m… 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

Dissecting Trailers: “Safe House”

Hello, everyone!  Today we’re going to take a look at the new Denzel Washington/Ryan Reynolds actioner, Safe House. Spoilers: It’s not particularly safe. Trailer it up! 0:05-0:07… more

6 Effective Mock-Docs

Like it or not, faux-documentaries, or mockumentaries, are here to stay. TV and film have become inundated with them over the last ten years or so, but they go back… more

The Who Crew

Hi folks! Here’s a couple little videos that surfaced this weekend featuring basically everybody involved in the Russell T. Davies regime of Doctor Who. The first has everybody dancing and… more

Halloween Costumes No One Will Get But You

Halloween is a time when nerds and whores alike can dress up in various elaborate or scanty costumes and be as ridiculous as possible. But, my friends, I implore you:… more

Occupy Duckburg

The economic state of the world is hitting everyone, even in once-safe and financially secure locations. I feel it’s important to allow those troubled by the lack of jobs… more

Sci-Fi Fans: Listen Up!

Britain has a much richer history of radio drama than we have here in the US. Basically, once TV came along, listening to scripted shows on the radio in America… more

Dissecting Trailers: “This Means War”

With the end of the year comes all the Oscar-bait movies so it’s been increasingly hard to find trailers worthy of dissecting. I need the big-budget, overblown Hollywood trailers, and… more

Vampires Aren’t People Too

A great many of us horror fans find any depiction of vampires as romantic, misunderstood, or emo utterly repellent. They’re monsters, for fuck sake! One such horror fan is Mr…. more

DVD Review: “Doctor Who: Day of the Daleks”

Hidy Who, everybody! Last month, BBC and 2 Entertain released, in my opinion, one of the best Doctor Who DVDs yet: “Day of the Daleks.” The two disc set features… more

How Will “The Thing” Measure Up to “The Thing?”

Last weekend, a group of friends and I watched John Carpenter’s 1982 masterpiece The Thing, a remake of Howard Hawks’ 1951 film, The Thing From Another World. I’ve seen the… more

Time to Watch Some Horror!!!

Salutations! It’s October now, and that’s when people like myself watch more horror movies than normal (and I normally watch a lot). Everybody has his or her favorites, and most… more

“Doctor Who” Series 6 in 89 Seconds

Here’s a lovely little YouTube vid of the entirety of Doctor Who’s sixth series in about a minute and a half. SPOILERS OBVIOUSLY Yup, that just about sums it up…. more

Doctor Who: “The Wedding of River Song” Review (SPOILERS)

Is it possible for something to be at once surprising and yet totally predictable? After watching Doctor Who’s sixth series finale, “The Wedding of River Song,” I was left… more

“Doctor Who”: “Closing Time” Review (SPOILERS)

There’s a lot to like about “Closing Time,” the twelfth episode of Series 6 of Doctor Who. There’s the return of Craig Owens (played by James Corden), a… more

A Bit of Python for Your Thursday

Hi, friends: I love me some Monty Python’s Flying Circus, as most intelligent people do. I’ve seen each episode a kabillion times, but I sometimes forget about the more obscure… more

Spider-Man: ’70s Style

So I’m sure most of you have seen this (it’s been on YouTube since 2007), but I rediscovered it the other day and felt like sharing it/making fun of… more

“Doctor Who”: “The God Complex” Review (SPOILERS)

I certainly was not expecting this episode to end how it did. From the trailer, I, like most people I think, assumed this would just be another standalone scary-thing episode… more

Dissecting Trailers: “The Double”

Oh, hello, I didn’t see you there. Probably because you’re not near me at all. Time for another trip down the trailer hole. (I did not like that sentence one… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day”: The Finale Review (SPOILERS GALORE)

So, Torchwood: Miracle Day is over. That happened. How do Russell T. Davies and Jane Espenson explain everyone on the planet not being able to die? With a massive, vacuous… more

“Doctor Who”: “The Girl Who Waited” Review (SPOILERS)

As I’ve said several times, my favorite Series 5 episode is “Amy’s Choice.” My reason for liking it so much is that it tells a relatively simple, straightforward… more

“Doctor Who”: “Night Terrors” Review (SPOILERS)

Through the eyes of a child, anything can be terrifying. To some children, including me at ages 4-9, everything can be terrifying.  Simple sounds and shadows taken for granted in… more