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Review: Whedon Does William Justice in “Much Ado About Nothing”

The short review: Although imperfect, Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing is the adaptation The Great Gatsby wishes it was: sleek, modern and full of life without sacrificing the language…. more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Invaders from Mars”

In times such as this, when only last year the perseverance of the human spirit has allowed us to send our most advanced and sophisticated observation robot to the planet… 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: Another “Die Hard,” “Breaking Bad,” “Adventure Time”

This week’s Shelf has some zombies, some aliens, a whole lot of car chases, and three, count ‘em, THREE giveaways! What is this, Christmas time? No! It’s the beginning of… more

Comic Book Day Double Feature: Out to Sea

Welcome to Double Feature, our new recurring comics column where we take two thematically similar graphic novels and put them under the microscope. Not really, though, because microscopes are surprisingly… more

Review: “The Kings of Summer” Reigns Supreme

The coming-of-age movie is certainly nothing new, nor is the semi-raunchy teen comedy, though I can’t remember the last time either made me feel as though I really were a… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Barbarella”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6TgV2JAeJw&w=615&h=346] The ’60s must have been an interesting time for Henry Fonda. He was one of the most wholesome… more

The Shelf: “Doctor Who” Series 7 Pt. 2, “Beetlejuice,” the Complete Series

This week, we’ve got Blu-rays and DVDs of some favorite television programs as well as some weird movies you may want to check out. The beauty of “The Shelf” is… more

Your Instant Reactions To “Arrested Development” Redux

Okay, some of you have now had the chance to see all or most of the new episodes of Arrested Development on Netflix. I haven’t even started, but the mixed… more
 

Review: “Epic” — 3D Visuals, 2D Script

For 3D digital animation, most people think there’s Pixar and there’s everybody else. However, there are lots of other animation studios out there doing terrific work in the… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYwbxZN11Fs&w=615&h=461] With Pacific Rim coming out this summer, I thought I’d take a look at a Kaiju film from… more

Doctor Who Review: “The Name of the Doctor” (SPOILERS)

Wait, so this WASN’T the 50th Anniversary special? It’s an episode in which every single incarnation of the Doctor we know (and also…) is featured, and in a way that… more
 

“Arrow” Season One Hits the Bullseye

On principle, if somebody tells me there’s going to be another DC superhero program on the CW network, I’m going to be a bit cautious. Smallville had an… more

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Review: Eye-Popping Action at Warp Speed

Note: while I endeavored to avoid them, this review may contain mild spoilers The short review: Visually stunning and occasionally logically lacking, Star Trek Into Darkness is nothing else if… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Galaxy of Terror”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJO07ylhTu4&w=615&h=346] It really is staggering just how many Alien rip-offs there were in the early 80s. It’s possible… more
 

Doctor Who Review: “Nightmare in Silver”

Writer Neil Gaiman is a massive Doctor Who fan. Join the club, right? In Series 6, he wrote what is pretty much everybody’s favorite episode that year, “The Doctor’… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “The Black Hole”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzUJJKDa558&w=615&h=461] Continuing along the post-Star Wars path as last week’s Battle Beyond the Stars, this week’s Weird… more

Doctor Who Review: “The Crimson Horror” (SPOILERS)

Oh, Victorian times. They are always something at which the BBC excels. Period costume drama is like its bread and butter, which is why I always look forward to Victorian… more
 

“Iron Man 3″ Review: For Tony Stark, the Third Time’s the Charm

 (Note: this review may contain mild spoilers) The short review: Iron Man 3 isn’t a perfect movie, but it may just be the best Marvel movie yet thanks to its… more

The Shelf: Whole Lotta Star Trek Going On

This week on The Shelf, with the release of Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters a mere few weeks away, Paramount is trying to get everybody even more excited to… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Battle Beyond the Stars”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksJTPdNNQB4&w=615&h=461] I adore science fiction movies; like, almost categorically love them. Even the bad ones, I just think are… more
 

Doctor Who Review: “Journey to the Center of the TARDIS” (SPOILERS)

In 1978, there was a six-part Doctor Who story featuring the Fourth Doctor called “The Invasion of Time,” in which the final two episodes took place within the bowels of… more

Doctor Who Review: “Hide”

The last two Doctor Who episodes were a bit conflicting. While I enjoyed “The Rings of Akhaten” and “Cold War,” there were huge gaps in logic and massive plot conveniences… more

Oblivion Review: In the Far-Too-Distant Future

There really is nothing like the exhilaration of seeing a good science fiction movie in the theater, one that prods at your brain as much as it dazzles your eyes…. more