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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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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

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

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
 

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 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

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
 

Watch Darwyn Cooke’s New BATMAN BEYOND Short

DC Comics is really ramping up their focus on the Batman of the Future. Not only is Terry McGuinness one of the comic titan’s digital-only heroes, he’s also joining the… 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

FROZEN’s Olaf, Reimagined as… Disney Princesses?

We know, we know. The Frozen parody thing has gotten a little out of hand. The numbers don’t lie; Nearly everyone loves Frozen, and whenever there’s something deeply… 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

GREEN LANTERN Animated Series Producer Details the Hell of Focus Groups

Conceptually, I have no problem with focus groups. When a studio dumps millions of dollars into a mass market project, they want to make sure that the target audience is… more
 

Watch Bruce Timm’s BATMAN: STRANGE DAYS

We teased it at the beginning of the month, and now you can watch the brand new Batman short film, entitled Batman: Strange Days, by the legend that is Bruce… more

Director Carlos Saldanha Talks RIO 2

Rio 2, starring Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez, and Jemaine Clement, hit theaters this weekend and for fans of the first, it certainly won’t disappoint. All of the favorite… 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
 

Review: RIO 2

The animation is fine, but Rio 2 is bland, not very funny, and even poorly plotted. There is a recurring phenomenon in Disney animated features that I like to call… more

EXCLUSIVE: Ben Stiller, Adam Scott Get Animated in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

If you saw Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty last year, the exciting visuality at the core of the film’s storytelling was no doubt a highpoint. And likely,… more

Seth Green, Matt Senreich and Geoff Johns Preview ROBOT CHICKEN’s DC Comics Special II and Season 7

Before Robot Chicken enters its seventh season on Adult Swim, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise will air this weekend, this time around focusing on the villains…. more
 

Nerdist Talks to Alfred Molina About the ROBOT CHICKEN DC Comics Special II

Alfred Molina is awesome. Just take a look at his IMDb page: It has everything from Raiders of the Lost Ark to Maverick to Boogie Nights to Chocolat and Spider-Man… 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

Disney Re-imagines The 7 Dwarfs As ‘Hip’ In New Cartoon Series 7D

Disney has always been smart enough to cash in and exploit expand and monetize their classic animated characters for a new generation (Tinkerbell, anyone?) and according to a news report… more
 

New Images: Bruce Timm Returns to BATMAN with Animated Short

This is big news for fans of Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League, and really any of the DC Comics television projects taking place in the “Timmverse.” Bruce Timm, the… more

First Clip From SON OF BATMAN Shows The Dark Knight Vs. Killer Croc

Warner Brothers will premiere the direct-to-DVD feature film Son of Batman at WonderCon in Anaheim on April 18th. The movie is based on the comic book story by Grant Morrison… 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