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Comic Book Day: Pull List for April 9th, 2014

This week on the Pull List, the Caped Crusader goes weekly, as Batman Eternal launches, giving us a look into the future of Batman – and no, he hasn’t made… more

The Shelf: THE HOBBIT, A FIELD IN ENGLAND, EARTHFLIGHT

This week, we have several adventures in far away lands, from fighting to slay a dragon to trudging across grass high on mushrooms to soaring in the air with our… 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
 

Game Review: THE WOLF AMONG US: EPISODE 3 – A CROOKED MILE

It’s fitting that The Wolf Among Us’ newest episode drops mere days after Game of Thrones returns because Melisandre’s words ring true for both: “The night is dark and full… more

Rampant Remakery: YOJIMBO vs. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

In 1963, Italian director Sergio Leone saw Akira Kurosawa’s 1961 film Yojimbo,  several times, if the reports are to be believed.  Leone was so inspired by this film that… more

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Is Exactly the Movie Marvel Needed to Make

I’d been really looking forward to Captain America: The Winter Soldier since they announced it, and doubly so since an early press day last July in which the creators spoke… more
 

Review: DOM HEMINGWAY

Seeing Jude Law spread his actorly wings to create a lovable antihero is fun and endlessly watchable. The film around him, however, never coheres.  Very occasionally, an actor will be… more

Best Picture: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934)

Witney Seibold has been watching and reviewing every film to have won the Academy Award for Best Picture. In week seven, he talks about the indelible classic It Happened One… more

Review: NYMPHOMANIAC, VOLUME II

Lars Von Trier made one of the best films of the year, and perhaps one of the best films of his career… and then betrayed us all with a cheap,… more
 

Review: ALIEN ABDUCTION

Although the found-footage genre is growing increasingly stale, it can still provide some genuine – if cheap – thrills. Also, Alien Abduction hits this critic right in the nostalgia gland. As someone… more

Review: UNDER THE SKIN

Quiet and contemplative, Under the Skin is a great, involving, chilled analysis of the body and sci-fi in a way we haven’t had before. Here is the undeniable fact about… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Beware the Gray Ghost

Part of the beauty of Batman: The Animated Series is that it was made by people who grew up loving Batman. There was a real reverence not only for the… more
 

Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

The ninth film in the ever-growing Avengers series has a slightly problematic plot, and it provides more comfort than true thrills, but is most certainly a serviceable entertainment. Anthony and… more

Review: CHEAP THRILLS

The horror/comedy Cheap Thrills features a few good moments of genuine shock, but I’m having trouble with its total lack of message. E.L. Katz’ horror comedy Cheap Thrills,… more

Schlock & Awe: THE VAMPIRE LOVERS

I’ve made no secret, or tried for that matter, of the fact that my favorite horror movies as a rule were made in the ’50s and ’60s by Hammer Films… more
 

Comic Book Day: Pull List for April 2nd, 2014

This is shaping up to be quite a week, comic book peeples; First off, we’ve got yet another Marvel NOW! launch with Inhuman. So far, most of these Marvel relaunches… more

The Shelf: ANCHORMAN 2, 47 RONIN, BROADCHURCH Season 1

This week, comedy, drama, and action are all in ready supply to make sure your emotions are as out of whack as possible. Though, to be fair, it’s not as… more

Review: CESAR CHAVEZ

This historical biography about the important 1960s labor organizer so actively skews away from Hollywood theatrics that it begins to feel downright quaint. Cesar Chavez, as you perhaps remember from… more
 

BATMAN Reanimated – Two-Face

For a series that made a point of introducing villains who hadn’t yet been seen or heard of by most non comics-reading kids, Batman: The Animated Series really must have… more

Review: SABOTAGE

Director David Ayer is proving to be increasingly adept at character work, but the plot of Sabotage is too dumb and opaque to recommend the film. Director David Ayer and… more

Review: NOAH

Ambitious, daring, and visually awesome (in the old sense of the word), Noah is an amazing and off-the-wall experience that I can’t not recommend. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah – easily one of… more
 

Best Picture: CAVALCADE (1932/1933)

Witney Seibold has been watching every Best Picture winner in chronological order, and commenting on each of them in a series of brief essays on Nerdist. In week six, he… more

The FX of ’79 – ALIEN

And so, friends and countrymen (but not Romans, because what did they ever do for us?!), we come to the end of this series, and what an interesting journey it… more

Schlock & Awe: EATING RAOUL

Murder and cannibalism sure are funny, aren’t they? No, really, they are. That’s why everybody thinks Hannibal is so funny. They don’t? Oh, well, maybe if that show had been… more