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Nerdist News: JURASSIC WORLD Updates, FLASH GORDON Reboot, and Google Time-Travel!

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The Shelf: BIG BAD WOLVES, DOCTOR WHO, SORCERER

This week, we’ve got Quentin Tarantino’s top film of 2013, a Doctor Who story not seen for 45 years, and the forgotten classic from one of Hollywood’s toughest filmmakers. Also,… more

BATMAN: Reanimated – The Clock King

This week’s Batman: The Animated Series episode of note is one by popular request: the fourteenth broadcast, twenty-fifth produced episode, written by David Wise and directed by Kevin Altieri, “The… 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
 

Awesomely Bad Movies Heats Up THE BURNING

It’s another episode of my webseries Awesomely Bad Movies, the show in which I skewer weird and/or ungood movies for the betterment of society and the youth of the… more

The Shelf: TOUCH OF EVIL, DOUBLE INDEMNITY, ALICE

This week, two utter classics in the Film Noir oeuvre and one of the most disturbing versions of a children’s favorite are on The Shelf of new Blu-ray/DVD releases…. more

DC’s Planning a Ton of WonderCon Events for Batman’s 75th

There’s a lot here, so let’s get started: If you’re thinking of hitting up WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend, DC has announced programming to commemorate Batman’s 75th anniversary (and all… more
 

BATMAN Reanimated – Almost Got ‘Im

With 34 episodes already aired to that point, Batman: The Animated Series was flying high with its unique blend of comic book mayhem, Art Deco design, and storylines that didn’t… more

Nerdist Interviews the Team Behind PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES

Paranormal Activity is one of the most successful horror franchises the industry has seen over the last few decades. The first film, directed by Oren Peli for a reported budget… more

The Shelf: THE HOBBIT, A FIELD IN ENGLAND, EARTHFLIGHT

This week, we have several adventures in far away lands, from fighting to slay a dragon to trudging across grass high on mushrooms to soaring in the air with our… more
 

ZERO CHARISMA Hits DVD Shelves Today

It scored a number of hit points at South by Southwest in 2013, and audiences rolled the dice when it was released on-demand, but now Zero Charisma, the first film… more

Rampant Remakery: YOJIMBO vs. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

In 1963, Italian director Sergio Leone saw Akira Kurosawa’s 1961 film Yojimbo,  several times, if the reports are to be believed.  Leone was so inspired by this film that… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Beware the Gray Ghost

Part of the beauty of Batman: The Animated Series is that it was made by people who grew up loving Batman. There was a real reverence not only for the… more
 

Schlock & Awe: THE VAMPIRE LOVERS

I’ve made no secret, or tried for that matter, of the fact that my favorite horror movies as a rule were made in the ’50s and ’60s by Hammer Films… more

The Shelf: ANCHORMAN 2, 47 RONIN, BROADCHURCH Season 1

This week, comedy, drama, and action are all in ready supply to make sure your emotions are as out of whack as possible. Though, to be fair, it’s not as… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Two-Face

For a series that made a point of introducing villains who hadn’t yet been seen or heard of by most non comics-reading kids, Batman: The Animated Series really must have… more
 

The FX of ’79 – ALIEN

And so, friends and countrymen (but not Romans, because what did they ever do for us?!), we come to the end of this series, and what an interesting journey it… more

Schlock & Awe: EATING RAOUL

Murder and cannibalism sure are funny, aren’t they? No, really, they are. That’s why everybody thinks Hannibal is so funny. They don’t? Oh, well, maybe if that show had been… more

The Shelf: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, MST3K Volume XXIX, THE FRESHMAN

You guys like comedy? I like comedy. A lot, in fact. This week, we’ve got three very different comedy releases that nonetheless tickle the funny part of your brain in… more
 

Please Enjoy The Dulcet Tones of Tom Hiddleston Singing as Captain Hook

We thought you might enjoy this little video of Tom Hiddleston as the voice of Captain Hook in the upcoming DVD release of The Pirate Fairy singing “The Frigate That… more

The Shelf: FROZEN, SAVING MR. BANKS, AMERICAN HUSTLE

This week, we’ve got a two-time Oscar winner, a ten-time Oscar nominee, and a zero-time Oscar anything but very possibly should have had a couple. We’ve also got a movie… more

The FX of ’79 – THE BLACK HOLE

In the early ’80s, Disney was trying to go a bit darker and more grown up while still being “family” entertainment. They wanted to push the boundaries of narrative away… more
 

The Shelf: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, TRANSFORMERS ARMADA, EL DORADO

Sort of a slight week for home video releases, but there does happen to be my favorite movie of 2013, the complete series of robots that change into stuff, and… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Nothing to Fear

So far, we’ve looked at episodes of Batman: The Animated Series that have showcased Batman’s rogues gallery more than the Dark Knight himself, be they origin stories or particularly nasty… more

DOCTOR WHO: Enter to Sip Tea with the First Doctor

Did you know Doctor Who has its very own BBC shop now? It’s true! The Doctor Who shop is your place for all the latest goodies, including DVDs, books, clothing,… more