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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Dissecting Trailers: “The Darkest Hour”

If there’s one thing I love it’s trailers to movies that look absolutely bonkers. Last week, I saw the trailer for the movie The Darkest Hour. Let’s dissect it! First,… more

“Sentinels of the Multiverse”: A Card Game For Comic Book Fans

Hi, friends!  Just a quick post to tell you about a sweet new collectible card game that’s available. Now, I’ve never really been into those kinds of games, ala “Magic:… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Review “Immortal Sins” (SPOILERS AGAIN)

And like a beacon in the night, signaling wayward ships, Jane Espenson writes an episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day that staves off my complete dismissal of the show. Everything that… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Tower Heist”

I love heist movies. The planning, the precision, the intrigue; I love them. I know next to nothing about towers save that they’re very tall. The title alone of Tower… more

“Let’s Kill Hitler” Preview Clips (SPOILERS, OF COURSE)

Happy Post-Humpday!  Here’s a couple of clips from Doctor Who’s “Let’s Kill Hitler,” which you may have heard will premiere on August 27th. These are nothing but spoilers, so don’t… more

“Let’s Kill Hitler” Prequel

As promised, on Monday the BBC released a two minute prequel to Doctor Who’s mid-series premiere, “Let’s Kill Hitler,” just like they did with a few episodes in the first… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Review: “The Middle Men” (NOTHING TO SPOIL)

I miss the child rapist/murderer. That is a sentence I never hoped to utter (or type) in my life, and yet, Torchwood: Miracle Day’s sixth episode, “The Middle… more

Another BBC America “Doctor Who” Series 6B Trailer

Happy Friday, oh my nerds! Just a quick bit of Whoness for you to tide you over for the weekend. With Series 6 resuming exactly two weeks from tomorrow, BBC… more

Dissecting Trailers: “Battleship”

From almost the first fifteen seconds of watching this trailer, I knew I’d have to dissect it like nobody’s business, and by the time it was over, I began to… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day,” “The Categories of Life” Review (SPOILERS)

All right, Torchwood, we get it; things are bad all over. We’re all on board with you now, thank you. Miracle Day’s fifth episode, “The Categories of Life,”… more

Another New Doctor Who Trailer!!!

Literally hot off the internet presses, the BBC have just released this here trailer for Series 6 Part Deux. It’s not as lengthy as the first one that came out,… more

Dissecting Trailers: Horror Movie Malarkey

As promised, friends, I’m back with trailers for upcoming horror movies. The tricky thing about horror trailers is that they tend to look good all the time, even if the… more

Allons-y! The David Tennant Years DVD Boxed Set

Attention all Tenth Doctor fans out there, and I know there are many: The BBC is releasing a massive, 26-disc set of the entirety of David Tennant’s four years as… more

Doctor Who on Late Late Show

For anybody who missed it, here are the segments with Karen Gillan and Matt Smith on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson last week. Enjoy! Doctor Who’s sixth season… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” “Escape to L.A.” Review (SPOILERS)

The plot thickens. The Torchwood crew takes their fight against Phicorp out west to Los Angeles.  “Escape to Los Angeles” is the fourth episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day, and while… more

Dissecting Trailers: Action Movie Madness

There’ve been an awful lot of new trailers suddenly released this last week or so, probably to do with Comic-Con. I didn’t get to go to Comic-Con this year. I’m… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” “Dead of Night” Review (SPOILERS)

If anyone was unsure up to this point that Torchwood: Miracle Day was trying to make a topical political statement, you can all rest easily knowing that, yes, they are… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” – Episode 2 “Rendition” Review (SPOILERS)

Last week when reviewing “The New World,” I mentioned that it appeared that Torchwood was becoming like a science fiction version of 24; this week’s episode, “Rendition” proved that theory… more

George C. Scott Hates Adam Sandler Movies

And frankly, I don’t blame him. That was about my reaction. The horror…the horror. Big huge props to Nerdist family member Paul Bonanno (@paulbonanno) for creating this hilarious video…. more

A “Space Invaders” Movie: Are You F&%ing Kidding Me?

Last week, The Hollywood Reporter ran THIS story saying that producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Gigi Pritzker are in the process of bringing the classic arcade game Space Invaders to… more

Cold Movies for Hot Summer Days

Summer has struck with a vengeance here in Los Angeles and the rest of the U.S. It’s hard to concentrate on anything when you’ve got sweat pouring off your… more

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan Signing In L.A.!

Los Angeles Doctor Who fans will have the opportunity to have Matt “Eleventh Doctor” Smith and Karen “Amy Pond” Gillan sign a piece of merch. That’s right, 200 lucky Whovians… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day,” Episode 1: “The New World” Review (SPOILERS)

After I watched Torchwood’s third series, the 5-part event collectively known as “Children of Earth,” I called it a “sci-fi 24.” This was a long way from the hit-and-mostly-miss… more