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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 and support the show!              … 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

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 12/19/13

You might be focused on Beyonce’s “secret album” or the plagiarism of Shia Lebeouf or the discovery of Neanderthal inbreeding (that’s pretty obvious, right?) over the last week, but comedy… 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

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


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

EXPENDABLES 3 Teaser – More Names Than the Phone Book

Sylvester Stallone has made more movies in the past five years than he did for the entirety of the preceding decade. Every time you turn around, it seems like the… more

Paul Rudd, Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’?

After nearly a two month toss up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, reports from Variety have indicated that Paul Rudd will go on to play the title role in Marvel’s Ant-Man. Rudd,… more

Nerdist News: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Trailer, New ZELDA Game, and Mac Pro Pre-Orders

Happy Humpday, friends! Before we roll into our big Holiday Special this Friday, we’ve got one more jam-packed episode of Nerdist News for ya! Inside you’ll find: a gritty look… more

Extended Doctor Who THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR Trailer

The end of the Eleventh Doctor is very definitely nigh. In fact, it’s only one week away now, and BBC America has released this extended trailer for Matt Smith’s swan… more


You didn’t read the headline wrong, ladies and gents: Nintendo announced a new upcoming title, codenamed Hyrule Warriors, during their Nintendo direct event this morning. The game stars The Legend… more

DYING LIGHT Shows Off Fearsome Nightfall Gameplay

As kids, we never quite understood why our parents were so adamant about us getting indoors before nightfall. If you were anything like me, the phrase “it’s dangerous” seemed more… more

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


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

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

NERDIST NEWS: Interstellar Teaser, Google Robots, Steam Box, and AVATAR Sequels

It’s Monday! And Jessica Chobot’s here to welcome a new week with some hot-n-fresh Nerdist News! We’ve got the debut trailer for Christopher Nolan’s latest sci-fi opus Interstellar, news of… 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

Google’s Robot Initiative Just Got Faster and More Agile

By now, you may have noticed the news that Google bought Boston Dynamics on Friday. What this means is that Google now controls this: ‘ And this: And this: And… more

STEAMOS Is Available For Download Right Now

Some of you may have been itching to get your hands on Valve’s Linux-based operating system SteamOS, so you’ll be happy to know that you can give it a spin… 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

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