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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at Amazon.com and support the show!              … more

Freddie Prinze Jr.’s Jedi Character From STAR WARS: REBELS Revealed

Star Wars: Episode VII isn’t the only return to the Galaxy far, far away that’s imminent; before that comes out, we’ll have the premiere of Star Wars: Rebels this year,… more

Tatooine-like Planets are Real, and May Have Interesting History with Their Twin Suns

OK, not everything about planets like Kepler-16b and Kepler-34b is similar to Tatooine. Jabba owns no property there and we have no reason to think womp rats are native to… 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 Writers Panel #127: John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein

The writers of Horrible Bosses, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (The Incredible Burt Wonderstone; Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2), talk about their process, their breakthrough Black List… more

Production Designer Rick Carter Talks JURASSIC WORLD, EPISODE VII

Yesterday Nerdist reported that the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: Episode VII would begin shooting this May. This weekend, Nerdist caught up with Production Designer, ADG Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree,… more

Rodarte Uses The Force in STAR WARS-Centric NY Fashion Week Collection

Geek chic has gotten the highbrowiest of treatment at this season’s New York Fashion Week, where kooky house of clothing Rodarte has channeled their inner Force to bring some of… more
 

Ethereal New Poster and Trailer for UNDER THE SKIN

The official U.S. trailer for A24′s upcoming science fiction thriller Under the Skin, is finally here. Punctuated by ominous imagery, a chilling score, and accolades from critics, the trailer… more

The Shelf: ENDER’S GAME, SHERLOCK, DOCTOR WHO

Shelf-wise this week, we’ve got a sci-fi book’s long-awaited screen adaptation, a literary character’s long-awaited third season, a black & white show’s long-awaited half-animated DVD release, and a bunch of other… more

The 10 Coolest Training Facilities in Pop Culture

You can have all the natural talent in the world, but if you’re going to be the best at anything, whether it be an Olympic athlete at Sochi or a… more
 

Oscar Review: THE DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

If you thought the live-action shorts were a downer, wait until you see the documentary shorts! The Academy must certainly have a masochistic streak when it comes to their short… more

Simon Pegg Reveals an Early Outline for THE WORLD’S END

Even though The World’s End, the final installment of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost’s Cornetto Trilogy, was just released in August 2013, it’s been in development for at… more

What About Key and Peele Meeting Liam Neeson(s), Though?!?

On Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have an ongoing sketch where they play two action-obsessed valets. In fact, you could say they represent all… more
 

Report: STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Shooting Schedule Revealed

According to a report form Drew McWeeny over at Hitfix.com, multiple sources have confirmed  that Star Wars Episode VII is set to start shooting in mid-May and will run… more

Nerdist News: GAME OF THRONES, GOTHAM, & a #ValenVinesDay Contest

Why hello there, friends! It’s the start of a new week, and we can only hope you’re feeling as funky fresh as today’s episode of Nerdist News! We’re taking a… more

Meet Mark Hamill and George Lucas – Now with 100% More Chris Hardwick!

If given the chance, what would you say to the man who changed all of our lives with one film back in 1977? And while we’re playing the “what if”… more
 

Oscar Review: THE ANIMATED SHORTS

The Academy Award-nominated short films are playing in theaters, thanks to an enterprising company called Shorts International. As can be predicted, the animated short film category has always been something… more

Check Out This Awesome Fan Trailer For The WARRIORS Remake

When it comes to ’70s classics, few films can compete with the spectacle that is Walter Hill’s The Warriors, an ugly, yet beautiful film about a group of friends… more

New TRANSPORTER Films Are Coming… With a New Star

When last we heard news on The Transporter franchise, the television adaptation starring Chris Vance had been picked up by TNT for distribution in the United States. But when it… more
 

Kevin Smith Pushes Back CLERKS III and Moves Up COMES THE KRAMPUS

With his latest film, Tusk, on the fast track for release later this year, director Kevin Smith is already hard at work on his upcoming projects. Recently, Smith announced that… more

James Franco Set To Direct Movie About Tommy Wiseau’s THE ROOM

If you’ve never seen The Room, then your life isn’t complete. It’s really that simple. Written, directed, and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room is easily one of the worst movies… more

Review: VAMPIRE ACADEMY

Mark Waters’ Vampire Academy is yet another YA fantasy adaptation, a genre that – it seems to me – is finally on the wane. When the Twilight series came to a close,… more
 

Ben Wheatley Takes Us to A FIELD IN ENGLAND

One of the main recurring themes of horror films is people being messed up in the head and capable of doing twisted things to each other. For British filmmaker Ben… more

Check Out the Full Track List for the VERONICA MARS Movie Soundtrack!

After breaking a zillion Kickstarter records and rewarding thousands of forlorn fans with t-shirts, stickers, videos, and frequent updates, the Veronica Mars movie is only a month away. It’s… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: ‘Let It Go / Let Her Go’ (FROZEN Mashup)

Today is a day to warm hearts. This mashup was released earlier this week from veteran cover artist Sam Tsui, and it melted me like a snowman at the beach…. more