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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

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… 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

SHERLOCK Mini-Episode: Many Happy Returns

It’s merely 8 days from premiering in the U.K. (8 + 18 here in the US) and now we have a Sherlock mini-sode to tide us over. I like this… more

WIN A Copy of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s DON JON

He’s just been announced as the director and star of the upcoming Sandman graphic novel adaptation, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt is no stranger to being in front of AND behind the… more


I truly never tire of DC Comics direct-to-DVD animated features. There have been some truly phenomenal adaptations of timeless story arcs (The New Frontier and The Dark Knight Returns really… more

Alamo Drafthouse Unveils the Alamo 100

For January, the Alamo Drafthouse has unveiled a mighty compendium of must-see movies that every cineaste should see, love, and see again. Called the Alamo 100, the list is exactly… more

F. Murray Abraham on Folk Music, Gatekeepers, and INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

F. Murray Abraham is one of the finest and most prolific actors working today. His screen career has spanned over 40 years and he’s been in over 100 productions in… more

Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS is the Coen Brothers at Their Most Melancholic

The films of Joel and Ethan Coen have always had a certain level of deadpan quirk, a feature that brands the movie with a metaphorical CB, but they also always… more


French director Jean Rollin made a name for himself doing super-low budget, nudity-filled, “erotic” vampire movies. They were usually light on gore, story, sense-making, and really everything except mood and… more

Sneaky Zebra Shows Us THE WONG WAY

Once in awhile, two British lads with automatic weapons just aren’t enough; sometimes you have to go Wong. In this latest video from Sneaky Zebra, Nick and Gary are in… more

DOCTOR WHO – Strax Field Report: The Doctors

This is another in our favorite Sontaran, Strax (Dan Starkey)’s field reports back to the Sontaran Empire about his findings whilst on Earth and dealing with the pathetic and… more


One of the more surprising and delightful animated movies of the last ten years is How to Train Your Dragon, the story of a boy and his very rare, very… more

EXPENDABLES 3 Teaser – More Names Than the Phone Book

Sylvester Stallone has made more movies in the past five years than he did for the entirety of the preceding decade. Every time you turn around, it seems like the… more

Extended Doctor Who THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR Trailer

The end of the Eleventh Doctor is very definitely nigh. In fact, it’s only one week away now, and BBC America has released this extended trailer for Matt Smith’s swan… more


It’s nearly present-giving time, and the Blu-ray companies don’t want you to forget about a whole slew of Summer movies in your holiday preparations. This week, it’s mainly movies that… more

David X. Cohen Reflects on the End of FUTURAMA

On September 4th, the final episode of the long-running, highly influential, and always brilliant Futurama aired (and we had a live pre- and post-show roundtable discussion) and fans had to (… more

Two New ARCHER Employee Training Videos

The world’s greatest superspy and his ISIS cronies will be back with brand new adventures on Monday, January 13th, but you don’t have to wait that long to see more… more

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Final Talks to Direct, Star In SANDMAN

While many of us thought they’d get The Cure’s Robert Smith, it seems that Warner Bros. is in final talks for Joseph Gordon-Levitt to star in an adaptation of Neil… more

If Tim Burton Did DOCTOR WHO

In yet another example of how Reddit wins the internet, this triptych of animated gifs was shared and found its way to our eyeballs. The art is the work of… more

The Ghosts of DOCTOR WHO Christmases Past

Since its return in 2005 (how many times I have started an article with that sentence?), Doctor Who and Christmas have gone together like eggs and nogs. Without fail, for… more

Win Yourself the Gift of Classic Cinema

Part of the joy of being a fan of cinema is discovering movies you didn’t know existed, especially if those are from a bygone age and have been very difficult… more