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The PING PONG SUMMER Trailer Has a Surprising Amount of Popping and Locking

So from the looks of it, Michael Tully’s Ping Pong Summer is like a higher-energy Napoleon Dynamite set in the ’80s. Oh, and featuring breakdancing. Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, Amy… more


Another day, another reboot/remake/sequel story. Nerdist published one just yesterday about a proposed Goonies II that’s been in the works for a million years and now may actually… 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

Period Pieces, Sci-Fi Armor, and Oscar Winning Costume Designs at FIDM Museum

Costume design is an integral part of filmmaking. Whether the story takes place in a realistic setting or a dystopian future, the costumes can make or break your movie. (Just… more

Nerdist Writers Panel #137: Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely

Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, writers of Captain America: Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, The Chronicles of Narnia, and more, chat about their process, being architects of the Marvel… more

Disney Chairman Drops STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Tidbits

Speaking today at the Bloomberg and Tribeca Film Festival Business of Entertainment Breakfast Tuesday in New York, as reported by Variety, Disney Chairman Alan Horn dropped a few Star Wars … more

Marvel Universe LIVE! Brings X-MEN, SPIDER-MAN and THE AVENGERS Together for Massive Arena Spectacular

Though X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Avengers all have their own studios to contend with on the big screen, you can see all your favorite… more

Will J. Jonah Jameson Appear In Marc Webb’s THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 3?

With all the talk happening these days regarding Marc Webb’s upcoming sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, it’s a wonder how anyone can find the energy to even think about the… more


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


While WonderCon was noticeably short on horror offerings this weekend, the convention did feature a lively panel on Saturday for director Scott Derrickson’s follow up to Sinister, the exorcism film … more

SON OF BATMAN: WonderCon 2014 Review

Making its world premiere this past weekend at WonderCon in Anaheim, Son of Batman is the latest DC Universe original animated film from Warner Brothers, the twentieth, in fact. Based… more

Your Multipass to the 8-Bit Version of THE FIFTH ELEMENT

Cinefix is back with another classic film presented to us in glorious 8 bit. This time, they’ve tackled Luc Besson’s 1997 sci-fi film The Fifth Element. Pretty much every major… more

Mondo Celebrates Laika with PARANORMAN and CORALINE Vinyl

The Laika animation studio is responsible for movies like Paranorman, Coraline, and the upcoming film The Boxtrolls. In honor of the recent Record Store Day event (on Saturday, April 19th),… more

The Saddest Thing At WonderCon: Super Emo Friends

It’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement of WonderCon. There were a slew of incredible collectible comics and figurines, awesome cosplays, and a swarm of nerds… more

GODZILLA Dominates WonderCon With Amazing New Footage

This weekend, Nerdist was all over WonderCon – hosting panels, filming Nerdist News, and soaking in all the cosplay, art, and news the convention had to offer. On Saturday, I was… more

THE GOONIES 2 Is in the Works with Story Reportedly Written by Steven Spielberg

Nearly 30 years after The Goonies made a mark on the childhood of millions for decades after its release, a sequel seems like it might just be on the way,… more

The Animation in this Video Takes Up Less Space Than OREGON TRAIL

The short video below is called The Timeless, and on the surface, it’s a clever little fly-through of urban environments and the halls of old buildings set to techno. It’s… more

Jon Favreau’s CHEF Serves Up An All New Clip Ahead of its Release

Of the many hits to come out of SXSW this past year, few made an impact the way Jon Favreau’s Chef did. The story of a restaurant chef that opens… more

You Know You Want To See The First Five Minutes Of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

It’s been four long years since last we got a dose of Hiccup and his dragon buddy Toothless. Now, with critical acclaim and a TV series under its belt, it’s… more

Moya Flies Again! Show Creator Confirms FARSCAPE Movie

A Farscape movie is looking increasingly likely., reporting from the Showrunners panel at WonderCon, got the first word with series creator Rockne O’Bannon revealing that a movie was… more

Nerdist News: X-MEN Spin-offs, FARSCAPE Updates, and Joss Whedon’s Newest Film

Welcome back from Coachella/Wondercon/Easter/Game of Thrones weekend, everyone! We had a phenomenal time meeting you all in person in Anaheim this weekend — special thanks to those… more

A Venture Bros. Coffee Table Book is On the Way for October

I’m guessing Dark Horse is going to continue their pretty successful run of producing high-quality art books. After their massive retrospective on the art of Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano… more

Joss Whedon’s IN YOUR EYES Available to Rent Now for $5

Joss Whedon isn’t just busy with The Avengers 2 – the writer director apparently found time to write and executive produce the supernatural drama In Your Eyes for director Brin… more

Too Cool: Biologically Inspired Concept Art for IS THIS HEAVEN?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. With all the reboots, remakes, trilogies and sequels out there, it’s always refreshing to see an original idea —… more