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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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Schlock & Awe: SILENT RAGE

So let’s say I ask you the age-old question, “Who would win in a fight between Chuck Norris and…” And before I even finish, you say, “Chuck Norris. Of… more

Must-Read Manga: CHILDREN OF THE SEA

Daisuke Igarashi’s series Children of the Sea is a beautifully illustrated, whimsical must-read that was first published in 2007 and has now released its conclusive fifth book, courtesy of Viz… 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
 

The Shelf: ARROW, DAY OF THE DEAD, DOCTOR WHO

This week, a superhero show’s freshman year, the King of the Zombie’s darkest day, and two Time Lord releases full of Flash Animation. Plus, it’s six weeks ’til Halloween, and… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 12

Farewell, Jon Pertwee; hello Tom Baker. As Doctor Who entered its twelfth season, exiting producer Barry Letts had the task of finding a replacement for his star, who had been… more

Get Out Alive! Our Top Ten Final Girls in Horror Movies

One of the key components of the modern horror movie (1970s forward) is the idea of the “Final Girl.” Especially in slasher movies, the final girl is often the most… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 11

Like all good things, the Jon Pertwee tenure of Doctor Who was bound to end. After four wildly popular seasons of television and just coming off of a mostly stellar… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: SWAMP THING

In 1978, Richard Donner’s Superman was an astonishing hit and ushered in the modern superhero movie in style. Its 1980 sequel was also a massive success, and DC Comics… more

The Shelf: STAR TREK, FRIDAY THE 13TH, NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

On the Shelf this week, we’ve got some boldly going, we’ve got the complete history of the worst camp in the history of the world, we’ve got a favorite of… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 10

If a television show’s stride can be hit, Doctor Who certainly did that during its 9th season. Despite a lackluster final story (okay, actually a God-awful one), the season… more

Beta’d: WILDSTAR is Wild Fun

One of the standout games at PAX this year was Wildstar, a new MMORPG from NCSOFT. In the world of Wildstar, there is a galaxy wide land rush for the… more

Comic Book Club Reviews RIDDICK

We’ve passed Labor Day, but there’s one more review in the Comic Book Club’s Biggest. Summer. Ever. on the Nerdist Channel. This time, the guys got a chance to see… more
 

Review: RIDDICK Goes Back to Basics

The short review: If you are willing to look past the often groanworthy dialogue and put your cynicism aside, Riddick delivers a solid sci-fi adventure full of high octane action,… more

Lindalee’s Doctor Who Reviews Turn 1

For nearly an entire fifth of her age, Lindalee Rose has been talking about Doctor Who on the internet. The now-5-and-a-half-year-old began her career as a YouTube sensation with her… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 9

After eight years on the air, and racking up over 300 episodes, Doctor Who was entering a new season without major cast or crew changes for the first time. In… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: STARCRASH

The time has come. I’ve been alluding to this movie since I started Weird Old Sci-Fi and have mentioned it in various forms and articles practically since I first saw… more

The Shelf: NOW YOU SEE ME, MST3K: THE MOVIE, THE LORDS OF SALEM

Today on The Shelf, or “L’étagère” in French, we’ve got some magic, some mystery, some horror, a bunch of TV seasons, and even a ‘nado fulla sharks. Heaven… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 8

The first season of Doctor Who in the 1970s was an enormous change in just about every facet. Not only was it the first season in color and the first… more
 

Con Tested: Two Tech Expo-Essentials

Comic cons can be hell on a human being. Long lines for panels and exclusives, massively crowded floor shows and more often than not, overly full hotel rooms with people… more

Review: GETAWAY Speeds and Skids

Do you remember that Clive Owen movie Shoot ‘Em Up? Basically, he’s just a guy who happens upon some criminal stuff and he just so happens to be excellent… more

Genre of ’68 – ROSEMARY’S BABY

If Night of the Living Dead was 1968’s blue collar horror movie, then Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby was surely the white collar one. It’s a movie… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: LIFEFORCE

In the 1980s, Israeli film-producing cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus were in charge of the Cannon Group, a filmmaking company that had been around since the late ’70s and,… more

The Shelf: PAIN & GAIN, WINNIE THE POOH, THE WALKING DEAD

This week is about as eclectic as Neil Young’s David Byrne tribute band. We’ve got your zombies, we’ve got your criminals, we’ve got cartoon bears stuck in trees; it’s a… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 7

When the Second Doctor spun away into oblivion in June of 1969, the faithful viewer was likely left totally in shock. This kind of thing had only ever happened once… more