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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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CALVIN & HOBBES Creator Returns for Movie Poster

eople come out of retirement all the time for one reason or another. How many times did Barbra Streisand do it? But, it’s a lot rarer for people like reclusive “… more

Schlock & Awe: HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP

Roger Corman is one of the most successful independent film producers in history. He’s produced 400 films in a career spanning nearly 60 years and he’s done this… 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
 

The Fastest Venom in the World (Calm Down; It’s a Car)

If Top Gun taught us anything, aside from the fact that shirtless beefcake volleyball is totally fine, it’s that there’s an inherent human need to feel speed. Or, the need… more

The Shelf: THOR 2, GRAVITY, ADVENTURE TIME

A couple of Oscar nominees, some superhero fun, and the continuing exploits of a boy and his magic dog are all on display this week on the Shelf. It’s a… more

The FX of ’79 – STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE

Special effects in movies have become so common place that most rom-coms now have some kind of visual effect that is nigh imperceptible. This is only a fairly recent development,… more
 

New Character to Join DOCTOR WHO

When Peter Capaldi’s escapades as the Twelfth Doctor (also known as the 14th incarnation of the Time Lord currently known as the Doctor… so confusing) kick off this fall, it… more

BATMAN: Reanimated – The Cat and the Claw

While most people think that “On Leather Wings” was the first episode of Batman: The Animated Series to be shown on television, this is not actually the case. It was… more

Artist Paul Hanley Shows Us ‘The Infinite Doctor’

We thought there were only 12 Doctors, but with the last few episodes of Doctor Who, we learned that there was a War and a Handy and that they counted… more
 

Nerdist News: SHERLOCK Theme Park in the Works, Fantastic Four, and More!

Hey, friends! You know that famous Monty Python bit where the guy eats so much food he explodes? That’s this episode of Nerdist News. We’re literally bursting at… more

From The Tonight Show: ‘Rapper’s Delight’ by Brian Williams Featuring Lester Holt

I think we can all agree that The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been knocking it out of the park in each of its first three episodes, but as… more

Schlock & Awe: DJANGO KILL… IF YOU LIVE, SHOOT!

During the 1960s and 70s, literally thousands of westerns were made in Italy. Using Sergio Leone’s seminal film A Fistful of Dollars as a jumping-off point, these pop-art, amoral,… more
 

More Lost DOCTOR WHO Episodes May Have Turned Up

It’s become so prevalent in fandom that it’s become known as “The Ominrumour,” but this weekend at Gallifrey One’s now-compulsory missing episodes panel, it was intimated that the likelihood of… more

The Shelf: GAME OF THRONES, DARKMAN, FANTASTIC MR. FOX

Ahoy hoy, all ye Blu-ray lovers! This week, we’ve got some great picks to place upon your home media shelving unit, perhaps purchased in a flat-pack and assembled over the… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Joker’s Favor

All right now, enough of all these second-tier villains in episodes that are admittedly awesome. When is Batman: The Animated Series going to bring out the big guns? Turns out,… more
 

Awesomely Bad Movies: TROLL (The First One)

This week on Awesomely Bad Movies, I take aim at a movie that gets praised in some circles, but shouldn’t. That is, of course, 1986′s Troll. This movie makes me… more

Gallifrey One Turns 25 This Week

As long time readers of my Nerdist work will know, I’m a big fan of what I consider the best fan convention in all the land, Los Angeles’ Gallifrey One,… more

Schlock & Awe: CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS

You guys know how robbing graves and desecrating corpses are the most fun things you can do? And you know how hysterical it is to perform satanic rituals to try… more
 

The Shelf: ENDER’S GAME, SHERLOCK, DOCTOR WHO

Shelf-wise this week, we’ve got a sci-fi book’s long-awaited screen adaptation, a literary character’s long-awaited third season, a black & white show’s long-awaited half-animated DVD release, and a bunch of other… more

DOCTOR WHO Director Christopher Barry Has Passed Away

Very sad news to start the week: veteran British TV director Christopher Barry passed away on Friday at the age of 88. Among his myriad accomplishments over his nearly 50… more

Ben Wheatley Takes Us to A FIELD IN ENGLAND

One of the main recurring themes of horror films is people being messed up in the head and capable of doing twisted things to each other. For British filmmaker Ben… more
 

BATMAN: Reanimated – Feat of Clay

Batman: The Animated Series just kept rolling out the second-tier villains and making them not only relevant but brilliant. For two episodes following Mr. Freeze’s debut, the series gave us… more

Review: A FIELD IN ENGLAND is a Mushroom Trip to Hell

Ever since I first saw the trailer for Ben Wheatley’s newest film, A Field in England, and heard murmurings about it from the press in Britain, where it was released… more

Schlock & Awe: WEREWOLVES ON WHEELS

This week’s film came as a recommendation by Nerdist News’ Ben Mekler. I’d certainly heard of the 1971 movie Werewolves on Wheels, but more in conjunction with Rob Zombie’s Grindhouse… more