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

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

SHERLOCK Series 3 Preview

It’s all done and dusted in the U.K., of course, but the third series of BBC and PBS’s hit, Sherlock, will return to U.S. television screens this Sunday… more

Clip of Marvel One-Shot ALL HAIL THE KING

Last week, I gave you the first glimpses of Marvel’s next One-Shot, the series of shorts made exclusively for Blu-ray releases that fill in back and side stories from the… 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
 

Schlock & Awe: LOGAN’S RUN

Many, if not most, of the movies I talk about in this column are schlockier than they are awesome, though a few certainly are what I’d consider terrific. Today’s movie… more

Sundance 2014: A Preview

For the past 20 years, Utah’s Park City, Salt Lake City, and Ogden get overrun with industry types for the annual Sundance Film Festival, a ten day celebration of the… more

Donate to Win a Trip to Meet Lucas and Skywalker

Everybody wants to be a Jedi, or at the very least feel like one. Why else would there be so many lightsaber videos on the internet? But seeing as the… more
 

The Shelf: RIDDICK, YOU’RE NEXT, THE SPECTACULAR NOW

This week on The Shelf. we’ve got gravelly-voiced heroes fighting raptor-looking aliens, entitled yuppies taking on animal-masked psychopaths, and for a nice change of pace, a directionless high schooler trying… more

MUPPETS MOST WANTED Trailer: Fans Angered It Wasn’t Nominated for 247 Awards

Fans of the not-yet released Muppets Most Wanted are really peeved that the film didn’t get nominated for any awards this year. It might have something to do with the… more

Tom Hiddleston Plays a Vampire in New Jim Jarmusch Movie

Calm down, the internet. I imagine the headline produced a worldwide collective swoon, and for good reason: acclaimed indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch has directed a vampire movie! Oh, and Tom… more
 

Michael Douglas to Play Hank Pym in ANT-MAN

Merely a week after being told that Paul Rudd will indeed be starring in Edgar Wright’s highly-anticipated Ant-Man for Marvel, playing Scott Lang, we get word that none other than… more

Sir Ben Kingsley Returns in New Marvel One-Shot

[SPOILERS FOR IRON MAN 3 BEFORE I EVEN BEGIN] Sir Ben Kingsley made quite an impression in Iron Man 3 as (space inserted to prevent the bit that appears on… more

New X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Images Reveal Quicksilver

As the excitement about this May’s X-Men: Days of Future Past grows evermore steadily until its Memorial Day Weekend release, a few new pictures have popped up of the mutants-throughout-time… more
 

Celebrate 100 Episodes of PARKS AND RECREATION

This Thursday, January 9th, NBC’s Parks and Recreation will be airing its 100th episode. That’s an astonishing achievement for any show, but for one that’s been on the ratings bubble… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Steps All Over the FORBIDDEN WORLD

Hello, people who are awesome and enjoy comedy! I’m back with another episode of Awesomely Bad Movies, the YouTube show in which I take aim at the most ridiculous and… more

Schlock & Awe: MASTER OF THE FLYING GUILLOTINE

Sometimes, a movie title just hits you in the face and demands to be noticed. Not content to have a subtle or ambiguous name, certain films lay it all out… more
 

The Shelf: THE WICKER MAN, THRONE OF BLOOD, HOUSE OF LIES

It’s the first Shelf of the New Year and that means… that not a lot of stuff is coming out, but there’s some stuff, and that’s all any of us… more

Schlock & Awe: THE BURNING

Harvey and Bob Weinstein are known for producing some of the most lauded and acclaimed films of the last twenty years. Their companies, Miramax, which they no longer run, and… more

The Shelf: Best Titles We Discovered on Blu-ray 2013

It’s the final day of the month, and indeed the year, and that means we’ve featured upwards of 12 movies and TV shows on The Shelf. A lot of them,… more
 

WIN A Copy of RIDDICK Before the Lights Go Out

Nobody ought to mess with a guy like Richard B. Riddick; he’s build like a marble statue, he’s got the undisputed most intimidating voice in the universe, and his eyes… more

2013: The Year of Genre TV

I’ve always been a huge fan of science fiction, horror, and fantasy because, well, I’m a big nerd, obviously, but it’s also because it tends to allow for more imaginative… more

DOCTOR WHO Review: The Time of the Doctor (SPOILERS!)

That’s that, then, is it? The Doctor is gone, long live the Doctor. I’m sure “The Time of the Doctor” isn’t what most people thought it would be, and it… more
 

How Rankin/Bass Made Christmas Puppet-y

I don’t mean to get all Henry Hill on you, but as far back as I can remember, the Christmastime preparation has been synonymous with those old 25-45 minute TV… more

10 Movies That Take Place at Christmas For No Reason

For as many movies as are clearly “Christmas Movies,” there are quite a few others that take place during the holiday season and yet are not dubbed with the colorful… more

The Shelf: Our Favorite Boxed Sets of the Year

As we wind down the year that became colloquially known as 2013, here on the Shelf, we thought we’d take a look at some of the biggest and best Blu-ray… more