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SPACE STATION 76 Gets International Distribution from Sony Pictures

Space adventures are about to get super-groovy, internationally speaking. Space Station 76, a retro-1970s-version-of-the-future dramedy, was just acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide for international distribution rights at SXSW. Helmed and… more

Interview: Checking in to THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL with Tony Revolori

Wes Anderson’s latest work, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is yet another carefully manicured piece of impossibly twee, rigorously aestheticized, and thoughtfully written cinema filled with all manner of colorful characters… 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

Nerdist Interviews Kathryn Hahn at the Premiere of BAD WORDS

Kathryn Hahn finds herself a very busy woman these days. Between bouncing from television to movies and back again, we spoke with the funny lady at the premiere of her… more

Director Zachary Donohue on Making THE DEN

It’s been a long journey for director Zachary Donohue and his techno-thriller feature film debut, The Den. Shot in 2012, the film was acquired by IFC Midnight at the end… more


Stephen Chow is one of the funnier filmmakers out there. He has only directed nine feature films to date (a tiny number compared to many of his kung-fu contemporaries who… more

Jeff Goldblum on THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, Wes Anderson, Burritos, and More

Living in Los Angeles, you’re bound to run into celebrities every now and then. On my first trip to L.A., I was eighteen years old, and after spending an… more

The Next Big Thing In STAR WARS Bathroom Fixtures: The Sarlacc Toilet

It all started with a poop joke, and in a way that’s kind of where it ended up as well. After one of his buddies said he was off to “… more

Nerdist Interviews Director and Star of BAD WORDS Jason Bateman

Do you love Jason Bateman? I love Jason Bateman. While my age may have prevented me from jumping onto the Bateman Bandwagon during Silver Spoons or Teen Wolf Too, I… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 3/7/14

I’m sure you’re disgusted at the fact that Massachusetts had to sign in a specific law to make taking photos up women’s skirts illegal, but that isn’t the only news… more

Looking for CHEAP THRILLS with David Koechner, Pat Healy, and Ethan Embry

If reality television has taught us anything, it’s that people will do damn near anything if you dangle enough cash in front of them. Such is the central conceit of… more


Near the end of Wes Anderson’s utterly delightful and predictably twee The Grand Budapest Hotel, one of the film’s many interlocking narrators, played by F. Murray Abraham, describes the protagonist… more

The 13 Most Badass Female Villains in Pop Culture

In honor of 300: Rise of an Empire’s (in theaters today) latest addition to the bad ass villainess Hall of Fame, Eva Green’s Artemesia, from comics to movies to animation,… more


Some critics have been so ecstatic about Eugenio Mira’s new limited-release thriller Grand Piano they have been openly comparing it to Alfred Hitchcock. While Grand Piano is not as good… more

Idris Elba Is Giving His Smooth Voice To Disney’s Live-Action JUNGLE BOOK

Disney’s upcoming live-action version of The Jungle Book just leveled up, because Idris Elba is nearly on board. The actor has guarded the rainbow bridge in the Thor films and… more

James Bonding #017: Misson Briefing #2

Craig Rowin joins the Matts for another Mission Briefing! Follow @JamesBondingPOD, @MattMira, and @MattGourley on Twitter!… more

Better Late Than Never: BLADE RUNNER

The Film: Blade Runner (1982) Age at Which Author Finally Saw It?: 26 How Could You Have Missed It?: When I was about 19 I actually did try to watch… more

Here’s a New Trailer for Laika’s THE BOXTROLLS

The geniuses at Laika, who brought us Coraline and Paranorman, could animate a cardboard box and we’d probably love it. So they did exactly that with the upcoming The Boxtrolls… more

SXSW: The 13 Movies/TV Shows We Want to See Most

South By Southwest, the festival that is still cool and covers movies, music, comedy and technology, is upon us, and we have your movie preview (listed in alphabetical order) of… more

Best Picture: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1929/1930)

Week three, and Witney Seibold, in his epic quest to watch and review every Best Picture winner, has moved on to the epic war tragedy All Quiet on the Western… more

The First SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR Trailer is Here!

Now this is how you do high concept. Robert Rodriguez’s stunningly visual and violent adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic novels of the same name — Sin City — has finally released… more

Check Out The Most French Opening Ever For THE SIMPSONS

If there’s one thing you gotta love about The Simpsons, it’s its willingness to go all out on those couch gags. Over the years, the opening (and sometimes… more

Nerdist News: THE LAST OF US Movie, GAME OF THRONES Rap, WATCH DOGS Release Date, and Facebook Drones!

It’s Thirsty Thursday, y’all! You’re only allowed to watch today’s episode of Nerdist News if you’re parched! Just kidding. We have literally no way of tracking that. Today’s episode is… more


Although more plot-heavy than its 1960s forebear (as I suppose a feature film version of a series of pun-tastic and jokey TV shorts would have to be), Rob Minkoff’s surprisingly… more