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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool

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ICYMI: ADVENTURE TIME Meets Ylvis

It’s been around for a few weeks, but this is a short holiday week, and we’re kinda not in the mood for anything deep (anything requiring any thought at all,… more

Review: SAVING MR. BANKS

The short review: Although it is about 30 minutes too long and a bit by the numbers, Saving Mr. Banks offers some splendid performances, has undeniable charm, and is one… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more
 

Review: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

The short review: Certainly the least family-friendly of this season’s holiday offerings, Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street pulls no punches as it takes us on a boozy, drugged… more

How Rankin/Bass Made Christmas Puppet-y

I don’t mean to get all Henry Hill on you, but as far back as I can remember, the Christmastime preparation has been synonymous with those old 25-45 minute TV… more

10 Movies That Take Place at Christmas For No Reason

For as many movies as are clearly “Christmas Movies,” there are quite a few others that take place during the holiday season and yet are not dubbed with the colorful… more
 

The Shelf: Our Favorite Boxed Sets of the Year

As we wind down the year that became colloquially known as 2013, here on the Shelf, we thought we’d take a look at some of the biggest and best Blu-ray… more

The Blade Runner Holiday Special

You’ve heard of the atrocious Star Wars Christmas Special. In this modern day of technological wonders, you’ve probably already seen it, lampooned it, and wiped it from your memory like… more

WIN A Copy of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s DON JON

He’s just been announced as the director and star of the upcoming Sandman graphic novel adaptation, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt is no stranger to being in front of AND behind the… more
 

Review: THE SQUARE (AL MIDAN)

The power of the people keeps making itself known in the story of The Square, a documentary film from director Jehane Noujaim that goes right into the center of the… more

It’s Official – Vin Diesel is Groot in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

It looks like the video footage of Vin Diesel practicing his stilt-walking technique on the set of Fast and Furious 7 wasn’t just a smokescreen. The rumor mill reignited when… more

ICYMI: Trailer for JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR

I truly never tire of DC Comics direct-to-DVD animated features. There have been some truly phenomenal adaptations of timeless story arcs (The New Frontier and The Dark Knight Returns really… more
 

Alamo Drafthouse Unveils the Alamo 100

For January, the Alamo Drafthouse has unveiled a mighty compendium of must-see movies that every cineaste should see, love, and see again. Called the Alamo 100, the list is exactly… more

F. Murray Abraham on Folk Music, Gatekeepers, and INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

F. Murray Abraham is one of the finest and most prolific actors working today. His screen career has spanned over 40 years and he’s been in over 100 productions in… more

Marvel Round-up: Paul Rudd is ANT-MAN, AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON’s New Villain, and Much More

What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a cavalcade of Marvel Cinematic Universe news? Since you’re likely doing things like drinking your body weight in eggnog… more
 

Drool Over This THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Concept Art

By now, you’ve likely seen Peter Jackson’s dragon-and-Legolas-doing-parkour-filled The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and whether you enjoyed it or not, it’s hard to deny that it looked damn pretty…. more

ARCHER Reminisces About His Most Formidable Foes

As we get closer to the January 13 return of the world’s most debonair secret agent, we’ve received yet another special transmission from the folks over at the ISIS. In… more

Review: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS is the Coen Brothers at Their Most Melancholic

The films of Joel and Ethan Coen have always had a certain level of deadpan quirk, a feature that brands the movie with a metaphorical CB, but they also always… more
 

The Singularity Approaches in the New TRANSCENDENCE Teaser Trailer

Clearly taking aesthetic cues from The Matrix and The Fifth Estate, the latest trailer for cinephile-celebrated cinematographer Wally Pfister’s directorial debut Transcendence doesn’t offer much in the way of actual… more

COMMUNITY, Animated, for Christmas 2013

More Community? Yes, for Christmas, this time animated: Troy pukes well, it appears. January 2nd, but you know that already…. more

The Worf of Wall Street

Coming to theaters never.  … more
 

Schlock & Awe: REQUIEM FOR A VAMPIRE

French director Jean Rollin made a name for himself doing super-low budget, nudity-filled, “erotic” vampire movies. They were usually light on gore, story, sense-making, and really everything except mood and… more

James Bonding #014: DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER with Doug Benson

The Matts are joined by Doug Benson to discuss Diamonds are Forever! Follow @JamesBondingPOD, @MattMira, and @MattGourley on Twitter!… more

New Trailer for HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

One of the more surprising and delightful animated movies of the last ten years is How to Train Your Dragon, the story of a boy and his very rare, very… more