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Elijah Wood Keeps it Classy in New GRAND PIANO Trailer

The tense symphonic thriller Grand Piano finally has a trailer. Elijah Wood and John Cusack play a game of high stakes cat and mouse, albeit one where the mouse can’t… more


Okay, back to the Planet of the Apes once again: Yes, it’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, following up on 2011′s Rise of reboot, and the peace between… 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


It’s nearly present-giving time, and the Blu-ray companies don’t want you to forget about a whole slew of Summer movies in your holiday preparations. This week, it’s mainly movies that… more

David X. Cohen Reflects on the End of FUTURAMA

On September 4th, the final episode of the long-running, highly influential, and always brilliant Futurama aired (and we had a live pre- and post-show roundtable discussion) and fans had to (… more


The trailer for Welcome to Yesterday (formerly known as Almanac, directed by Dean Israelite and produced by Michael Bay, is a first look at the sci-fi teen thriller that fits… more

Two New ARCHER Employee Training Videos

The world’s greatest superspy and his ISIS cronies will be back with brand new adventures on Monday, January 13th, but you don’t have to wait that long to see more… more

COPS: Skyrim, Season 4 Preview

What? Season 4 of COPS: Skyrim is coming to the Nerdist Channel? Huzzah and all that. Herewith, a preview: You’ll get to see Horrors Aplenty and do some reconnoitering of… more

Scooby Doo Meets the WWE

WWE, home of Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena, and Shaggy (last name withheld)? That’s right! The company that brings you televised pro wrestling (and made it a household phenomenon)… more

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Final Talks to Direct, Star In SANDMAN

While many of us thought they’d get The Cure’s Robert Smith, it seems that Warner Bros. is in final talks for Joseph Gordon-Levitt to star in an adaptation of Neil… more

If Tim Burton Did DOCTOR WHO

In yet another example of how Reddit wins the internet, this triptych of animated gifs was shared and found its way to our eyeballs. The art is the work of… more

Win Yourself the Gift of Classic Cinema

Part of the joy of being a fan of cinema is discovering movies you didn’t know existed, especially if those are from a bygone age and have been very difficult… more

Official 22 JUMP STREET Red-Band Trailer

Pause what you’re doing, folks, Jenko and Schmidt are back in 22 Jump Street — the follow up to the buddy cop action comedy 21 Jump Street just got its… more

Peter O’Toole Passes Away At 81

Renowned actor Peter O’Toole died in London’s Wellington Hospital yesterday, according to his agent. O’Toole, who was best known for his role as T.E. Lawrence in Lawrence Of Arabia,… more

Are Dramatic Comedies The Only Way Comedy Movies Get Awards?

During this latest entertainment awards season, you might have read some headline about 12 Years A Slave and Nebraska leading in nominations. Maybe you’ve heard some buzz about Dallas Buyers… more

First Teaser for Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR

Any time Christopher Nolan has a new movie, there’s always a huge amount of anticipation and speculation, and rightfully so. Besides his work on his mondo-hit Dark Knight Trilogy, he’s… more

NERDIST NEWS: Spider-Man’s Future, THE HOBBIT Review, THE DLC and Much More!

Just when you think there’s no more news to be mined this week, we hit an untapped vein of high quality news nuggets that will keep you buzzing all weekend… more

GAME OF THRONES’ Emilia Clarke to Play Sarah Connor in TERMINATOR Reboot

Hasta la Valyria, baby! After weeks of internet rumor-mongering and jokes at the expense of its subtitle, Terminator: Genesis has found its Sarah Connor in Westeros’ baddest of asses, Emilia… more

Top 10 Christmas Horror Movies

Christmas is usually a time of giving, caring, and familial togetherness, but if you’re the maker of exploitation movies, it’s often a time you can stir up controversy by having… more

Studio Ghibli to Adapt Joan G. Robinson’s WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE This Summer

Although you’ll have to wait until February 21, 2014 to experience the high-flying fantasy of Hayao Miyazaki’s swan song, The Wind Rises, Japanese film distributor Toho revealed in its 2014… more

THE SIMPSONS Christmas Couch Gag

The Simpsons own Halloween every year with their “Treehouse of Horror” episodes, and this year’s impressive and referential couch gag guest directed by Guillermo del Toro only hammered that point… more

Watch the Cast of THE HOBBIT Do a Dramatic Reading of The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in theaters now and Benedict Cumberbatch making waves for his sultry verbal interpretation of the poetry of R. Kelly, it was only a… more

Ed Helms Will Be Frank Drebin in NAKED GUN Reboot

Filling the considerably large comedic shoes of Leslie Nielsen isn’t easy, but Paramount thinks Ed Helms is the man to do it. The mountainous company has announced today that Helms… more


Miyazaki-san may be retired (sort of; he is hard at work on an original manga series of which he created and is doing ALL the art for), but that doesn’t… more