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PLAYSTATION 4 Steps Up The Social Game — First Impressions

Greetings, my fellow nerds! We live in the age of installs, patches and updates, with hardware being altered and expanded upon before the blink of an eye. While I will… more

Review: NEBRASKA

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 Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 4 and Specials

After being out of the works for over a decade, Doctor Who now had three seasons of new episodes under its belt, thanks to showrunner Russell T. Davies and crew,… more

Schlock & Awe: THE VISITOR

Here at Schlock & Awe, I like to find movies that are as ridiculous as they are awesome. Maybe it’s got a good idea but poor execution, maybe it’… more

ARROW Recap: Keep Your Enemies Closer

It’s always a good idea to broaden the scope of an action adventure show. I mean, sure there’s lots of bad stuff to take care of in Starling City, but… more
 

AFI Fest Review: IN BLOOM

Movies that make me have to check on a map to find out where their country of origin actually is are among my favorites. It’s just fascinating to me… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 3

David Tennant’s first series proved that the new audience would willingly and happily go along with a new Doctor, but would they be as equally able to go along… more

Beta’d Review: BIOSHOCK INFINITE: BURIAL AT SEA Episode 1

PlayStation 4 this, Xbox One that, everywhere you turn, one of the new consoles is somewhere in the discussion. Not to be veiled by the cyclone of anticipation from this… more
 

AFI Fest Review: A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS

One of the great things about going to a film festival is sitting down to watch something you know next to nothing about, save maybe a brief sentence or two… more

AFI Fest Review: CONGRATULATIONS!

Police procedural shows and movies are probably the most prolific they’ve ever been, especially on television. In film, they’re often a chance for a gruff actor to play… more

AFI Fest Review: THE FAKE

Part of what makes filmmaking in Asia so interesting is that they can tell a story through the medium of animation that would never be animated in the U.S…. more
 

The Shelf: MAN OF STEEL, AKIRA, NOSFERATU

This week, we’ve got some classics, some new favorites, a couple from the obscure pile, and even a movie about a snail who races against cars for no reason. Evidently… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 2

Doctor Who comes back to television screens for the first time in essentially 16 years and for 13 weeks, it’s a hit again. Then, BOOM! The lead actor turns… more

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Internment

I’ve harped quite a bit in these recaps of The Walking Dead, especially last week’s, about how this season has honed in on the need for the survivors to not… more
 

BOARDWALK EMPIRE Recap: White Horse Pike

White Horse Pike is one of the two old roads that connect Atlantic City to the Philadelphia area and, back in the Boardwalk Empire days, to, basically, civilization. (Hey, this… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 1

After another 8 years of no televised Doctor Who, but heaps and gobs of Eighth Doctor novels and Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Doctor audio plays, it came time for… more

Review: THOR: THE DARK WORLD

The short review: Upping the ante from the original in every way, Thor: The Dark World is a sprawling, tremendously charismatic film that delivers the cinematic thunder casual viewers and… more
 

ARROW Recap: League of Assassins

This week’s episode of Arrow, “League of Assassins,” was very Black Canary heavy, with which I’m totally okay. After the “promise” last week that Sara Lance would tell her family… more

Review: CHEAP THRILLS

Director E.L. Katz’s Cheap Thrills, from screenwriters David Chirchirillo and Trent Haaga (Deadgirl, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV), is a dark, dark comedy/thriller that asks the question:… more

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap: F.Z.Z.T.

Last night’s episode may have been the most dramatic, tense hour of television we’ve seen from Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. so far, but whether the… more
 

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Indifference

In a world overrun by death and destruction, ambivalence is essentially the same thing as death. In order to survive, one needs willpower and wherewithal. If you have the skill-set… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 26

After several seasons of meh-to-cruddy writing and production, Doctor Who was finally starting to pick up some narrative and thematic traction again in Season 25. Script Editor Andrew Cartmel was… more

Review: VIKINGS on Blu-Ray

Vikings was likely easily missed in the cultural obsesstorm that surrounds its first cousin in dirtyface television, Game of Thrones. But the storm has calmed, and in its wake is… more