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ARROW Recap: The Scientist

After a week off for Thanksgiving, Arrow returned with a brand new invention. I mean, episode. If you’ll recall, the big “dun dun DUN” moment of the last episode was… more

Schlock & Awe: NAVAJO JOE

Burt Reynolds was one of the coolest guys in the 1970s. From Deliverance to The Longest Yard to Smokey and the Bandit, he solidified his place as the laid-back scoundrel… 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


(If you haven’t seen this week’s episode of The Walking Dead yet, herein, you will encounter SPOILERS!!!, so perhaps you’ll want to save this one until you see the show…. more

The Shelf: MST3K 25th Anniversary, RED 2, BREAKING BAD

This week’s Shelf has a DVD box set celebrating a milestone in the annals of TV comedy, a box set bidding farewell to one of the darkest shows in TV… more

Advance Review: UNCANNY AVENGERS #14

Marvel’s Uncanny Avengers is a book that should crack under the weight of how many layers of continuity it is built on-and I’ll admit, it’s a hard book to recommend… more

THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Dead Weight

Apologies for missing last week’s recap, guys, but I was surviving a Brian Heriot-like journey back from the brink of illness and London. That being said, how about these last… more

XBOX ONE, A Stride Towards The Future — 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: 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


We’ve been talking a lot about the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who lately; God knows I have. In most of it, though many are mentioning the previous Doctors, a lot… 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

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 7

After the longest continued series break since it returned in 2005, Doctor Who finally returned for another split series. Five episodes were broadcast in September 2012, a Christmas special (as… more

ARROW Recap: State v. Queen

Holy crap, did a lot of stuff happen in this week’s episode! There were something like four or five storylines going on, and they were all really compelling. This means… 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

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 6

There’s bound to be a bit of a sophomore slump when you come out of the gate as strong as Steven Moffat did with his very tightly-plotted and inventive… 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

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Series 5

When it was announced in 2009 that Matt Smith (then 27) would be taking over for David Tennant on Doctor Who, everybody went… “Who?” After all, he was so young… more


Another year, another Call of Duty game. At this point, they’re such a regular occurrence that farmers could set their almanacs by them. While fans of the series, which has… more

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


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

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