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Doctor Who “The Bells of Saint John” Review

Hooray! It’s back! Doctor Who has returned to our various screen-types and has delivered an episode that looks so phenomenal it almost doesn’t look like it belongs on… more

GDC: Going Hands On with Ouya

From Kickstarter concept to home console, the journey of Ouya has been long, strange, and, most of all, exciting for both gamers and developers alike. Don’t let its relatively minuscule… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

DVD “Who”sday – March 2013

This month, we’re treated to special editions of two of the earliest DVD releases. They’ve been given a face lift and are accompanied by tons of special features, both old… more

Review: “Oz the Great and Powerful,” a Whirlwind Adventure

To say that Oz the Great and Powerful is a risky undertaking is an understatement. It’s like telling the blackjack dealer to hit when you’re sitting on 19. Nowadays, rebooting… more

Review: “Tomb Raider” is the Cream of the Croft

Let’s cut to the chase: Tomb Raider knows exactly what it wants to be and executes that vision extremely well, and thank goodness for that. Over the course of fifteen… more

“Doctor Who” DVD for January: “Shada”

This month gave us a bit of a strange case for a Classic Doctor Who DVD, but a very interesting and informative one as well, if you’re into that… more

“The God Particle Complex” Makes Us Laugh While the World Ends

Believe it or not, Los Angeles has quite a thriving live theatre scene. Sure, film and TV are the main entertainment industry, but when you have a lot of creative… more

A Whovian Cookbook, Reviewed and Tested

WHOVIANS! I bring you good tidings for the New Year! (Happy one, by the by, I haven’t seen you in a while but rest assured I love you all… more

Doctor Who “The Snowmen” Review [SPOILERS]

Ah, the annual Doctor Who Christmas special; my favorite holiday tradition. And being with family and stuff too, sure. This year’s special, “The Snowmen,” brought us a mixture of… more

The Shelf: “The Dark Knight Rises”

The Dark Knight Rises The film trilogy that some die hard bat-fans never thought possible truly closes the door today with its release on Blu-ray, DVD, and digitally today. The… more

LYT Review: “The Hobbit” Is An Expected Pleasure

If The Fellowship of the Ring had not been based on a book, then The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (or as I dubbed it on Twitter, Preciousss: Based on the… more

Figures & Speech: All I Want for Christmas

Toy collectors know the deal. Friends and relatives aren’t going to shop for you because (a) what you want is sometimes hard to find, (b) you probably found it for… more

The Shelf: “Transformers Prime,” “The Day,” and “ParaNorman”

Welcome to the Shelf. Today we’re primed to talk about the second season of our favorite Transformers show, a great family horror film throwback, and a post-apocalyptic movie for the… more

Nerdist’s Great Cyber Monday Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

Santa Nerdist is coming to town! You want presents; we got ‘em – about $5,000 worth. So for one lucky contestant, all your seasonal shopping has already been done… more

Review: “Rise of the Guardians” is Our Holiday Hero

One of the grim theorems of life is that the death of childhood wonderment is inversely proportional to the onset of adulthood. I remember the feeling of victory when, at… more

Figures & Speech: Thanksgiving’s Five Most Gluttonous Action Figures

Tomorrow, you will stuff yourself silly. Pretty much a given, right? And yet your toys will maintain their perfect, unrealistic physiques…or will they? We’re not saying most toy figures… more

LYT Review: The Twi, Twi Again Saga – Breaking “Red Dawn”

We may have found it, folks; the closest thing to a male version of Twilight that Hollywood can muster. Pretty-faced actors looking older than they are running around in the… more

The Shelf: Tarantino, Expendables, and Fireflies

There really isn’t much going on this week in the world of Blu-ray releases, with, you know, the whole Black Friday thing happening after we gorge on turkey this week?… more

LYT Review: “Twilight” Finale Breaks Like the Wind

Kristen Stewart leaping into the air and tearing out the throat of a mountain lion with her teeth. Yelling “You nicknamed my daughter after THE LOCH NESS MONSTER?” at Taylor… more

Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors

THIS IS WHAT WE WERE TALKING ABOUT!! Well, if you don’t listen to my podcast (and why don’t you, by the way?), I guess you don’t know,… more

DVD “Who”sday – November 2012

You’re right; it most certainly isn’t Tuesday, but if we’ve learned anything from Community, any day can be Whosday. This month has several great Doctor Who releases, so let’s buckle… more

AFI Fest 2012: “Starlet”

I’m tempted to say that the title of the movie Starlet is too cute by half. Yes, the movie is about a young woman in Los Angeles trying to make… more

The Shelf: “The Incredible Mel Brooks,” “Brave,” “Doctor Who,” and “The Watch”

The Shelf is our weekly look at the new Blu-rays and boxed sets coming out on this holiest of holy days, New Movie Tuesday. This week we get to take… more