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Review: Top 13 Things in THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR

It’s sometimes the most difficult to review a thing you love unconditionally. How can you quantify unmitigated adoration in anything approaching coherent speech? I mused on Twitter following the… more

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Answer Your Twitter Questions

We sent Dan Casey over to London, because why not, and he managed to snag an interview with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release… 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


The short review: With slick direction, smarter writing, and a willingness to dive deeper into the books’ dystopian themes, Catching Fire is the sequel that Hunger Games fans deserve, and… more

Catching Up With Edgar Wright After The World’s End

This week saw the release of Edgar Wright’s phoenomenal finale to the Cornetto Trilogy, The World’s End, on Blu-ray and DVD. The films that Edgar has made in partnership with… more

Schlock & Awe: THE KEEP

The name Michael Mann is synonymous with gritty urban sprawl, fast-paced action, and films about the criminal underbelly; so of course that’s who you want for your supernatural horror… more

James Bonding #011: Mission Briefing

A special mission briefing about James Bonding from the Matts. Follow @JamesBondingPOD, @MattMira, and @MattGourley on Twitter!… more


For Doctor Who Week here and in honor of the 50th Anniversary, Anime Doctor Who from Rug Burn, which you may remember from a previous episode, is back, the Tenth… more

Pickstarter: FOLK HERO & FUNNY GUY

It’s hard to make a convincing Kickstarter video that will also keep our Internet-spoilt attention spans captivated, so hats off to filmmakers Jeff Grace and Ryland Aldrich for giving us… more

Nerdist News: Blair Herter, more DOCTOR WHO News, XBOX One Impressions & Giveaway

Welcome back true believers and false followers. We’re glad to have you all. In today’s epsiode of Nerdist News, Jessica takes a look at critics’ first impressions of the Xbox… more

Super Mario Bros. Gets Gritty in THE FOUR PLAYERS

When most of us think of Nintendo, we think “friendly.”  Nostalgic to millions, Nintendo conjures the emotions of a certain innocence.  Retrospectively, though, this innocence isn’t just about our collective… more

Pickstarter: Alex Winter’s Bitcoin/Silk Road Documentary DEEP WEB

You’ve probably been reading a lot about Bitcoin and the controversy over the shutdown of the Silk Road website and the arrest of its alleged owner, accused of being the… more

Nerdist Writers Panel #117: Mark Protosevich

Mark Protosevich (The Cell; I Am Legend) talks about adapting Oldboy — directed by Spike Lee, in theaters this week — from the Korean original, feature adaptations, and lots more…. more


It’s a week full of awesome on Blu-ray and DVD here on Ye Olde Shelfe. Edgar Wright takes us on a pub crawl, John Carpenter puts us in jail, the… more

CONAN Season 3 Supercut

A supercut of Season 3 of Conan? With big-headed weirdness in abundance? Yes, please: Credit to animators Nick denBoer and Cyriak, who are warped in good ways…. more

Touch Ron Burgundy and Win Fabulous ANCHORMAN 2 Prizes

Feeling a dearth of classiness in your life lately? Do you crave the smell of rich mahogany and owning many leatherbound books? Have you been spending countless hours practicing your… more

NERDIST NEWS: DOCTOR WHO Week, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and Win an Xbox One!

Got a case of the Mondays? Let the dulcet tones of Nerdist News wash the malaise away with another exciting, action-packed smorgasbord of pop cultural goodness. It’s Doctor Who Week… more

A New Trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s THE WIND RISES

While those of you outside New York and Los Angeles will have to wait until February 21st to see Hayao Miyazaki’s purported final picture, The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu), you… more

Diani & Devine Present Some ‘Apocatips’ To Surviving The End

There are just five days left to help our friends Gabriel Diani and Etta Devine get their movie Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse get made. You’ve read about it right… more


If you’ve spent any time in the Midwest, or the Middle West, if you will, you’ll know that it’s made up of a lot of land and a lot of… more

Nerdist News: PS4 Launches, Win an Xbox One, & Edward James Olmos is Rad Dad

Today on Nerdist News, Jess rounds takes a look at the first impressions of the Playstation 4, fills us in on what the recent Doctor Who minisode means for the… more

The Trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH

“It begins.” Aside from what is sure to be an awesome flood sequence, there are a bunch of interesting tidbits contained in the first official trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s Noah,… more

Fantastic Fest Goes On Tour Starting November 15th

Not everybody can get out to Austin, TX, to take part in Fantastic Fest, the world’s coolest and best collection of genre films, but now, for some lucky folks, the… more

Catch Fire and Win a HUNGER GAMES Prize Pack

Surviving the game was just the beginning; now they’re playing with fire. Friday, November 22nd sees the release of the next exciting chapter in The Hunger Games film series, Catching… more