Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Oscar Review: NEBRASKA

Witney is giving odds on – and impressions of – the nine films nominated for the Best Picture Oscars this year. Today, he will look at the film he considers the second… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Heart of Ice

As if Batman: The Animated Series hadn’t already quickly established itself as being a gorgeous piece of television action animation, and a distinctive and surprisingly grown-up adaptation of the Dark… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

EARTH 2 Annual #2 SPOILER Review

Since it came out nearly two years ago, DC’s Earth 2 has been one of the highlights of the New 52 initiative. While all the other books have (more or… more

Let Your Nerd Imagination Run Wild With SPACETEAM

Back in August, Nerdist listed Spaceteam - an increasingly popular party app for iOS and Android from Sleeping Giant Games- as one of the top 10 gaming apps you should… more

Oscar Review: HER

Witney has been handicapping and reviewing each of the nine films nominated for this year’s Best Picture Oscar. Today, he looks at Spike Jonze’s Her, declared by Nerdist to be… more
 

Beta’d Review: BROKEN AGE – ACT 1

Let me tell you, friends, of a time long past… When story and character ruled the gaming world… When a sense of adventure wasn’t predicated on length or budget,… more

Schlock & Awe: THE BEAST MUST DIE

Hammer Films were the undisputed kings of British horror in the 1960s and ’70s, but Amicus Productions wanted a piece of the action too. Amicus was most famous for their… more

Oscar Review: GRAVITY

Witney has been reviewing and making book for the nine films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. Today: Gravity. When Gravity was released back in October, critics all over the… more
 

The Shelf: THE FIFTH ESTATE, CLOUDY 2, FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN

This week’s movies all seem to be about obsession and madmen and the monsters they create. Weird, right? I mean, sometimes things just work out that the world’s collective unconscious… more

Oscar Review: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Witney is recapping the Best Picture Oscar nominees for Nerdist. Today, it’s Dallas Buyers Club… In short: Go see Dallas Buyers Club for the acting. Matthew McConaughey has been gunning… more

SHERLOCK Review: The Sign of Three

My, how time does fly in the Sherlock universe. Only last week, the super sleuth returned from the dead and John Watson proposed to Mary Morstan, and now it’s… more
 

Beta’d: Lara Croft At Her Best In TOMB RAIDER: DEFINITIVE EDITION

When Lara Croft stepped back into the gaming space last year, it was reminiscent of those high school days when classmates would return from summer break completely transformed, in this… more

SERENITY: LEAVES ON THE WIND #1 Advance Review

Believe it or not, it’s been nearly nine years since the movie Serenity came out in theaters. In the years since, at almost every single convention, and with nearly every… more

Review: I, FRANKENSTEIN

Hoo boy. Surely you remember any number of those cheeky revisionist monster fight flicks from the last few years: The self-aware, vaguely spoofy, all-too-cutesy and well-remembered entertainments like Abraham Lincoln:… more
 

Batman: Reanimated – ‘On Leather Wings’

Batman: The Animated Series premiered on Fox Kids television on September 5th, 1992, and kicked off a phenomenon for DC and Warner Bros, resulting in a myriad of other series… more

Oscar Review: AMERICAN HUSTLE

Let’s take a look at the films up for Best Picture Oscar, shall we? Let’s out which of the nine films really is the best, which one if the most… more

Schlock & Awe: THE CAR

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for nearly six years and in that entire time I’ve been a pedestrian. Yes, as hard as it is to believe, I walk… more
 

Comic Book Day: Pull List for January 22, 2014

Don’t let Polar Vortex II: Revenge of the Vortex get you down! It may only be Wednesday, but that means it’s Comic Book Day, and there’s a king’s bounty to… more

Review: KLONDIKE, Part 1 Strikes Paydirt for Discovery

The short review: In a field glutted with big budget event-based mini-series, Klondike shows that sometimes all that glitters is gold, even if it happens to be surrounded by murder,… more

The Shelf: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, MACHETE KILLS, CAT PEOPLE

The threat of violence is all around us on The Shelf this week. Pirates are attacking ships, mercenaries are invading the borders, and Ed Begley Jr. gets his arm torn… more
 

Review: SHERLOCK – The Empty Hearse

It’s been two very long years since the last series of Sherlock, and that wasn’t always the plan. Martin Freeman’s rather prolonged Hobbit schedule and Steven Moffat’… more

On Reading: Dave Eggers’ THE CIRCLE

I read Dave Eggers’ latest novel, “The Circle,” on my Kindle. It learned my reading speed within the first few “pages” and then reported to me with a timestamp in… more

Schlock & Awe: LOGAN’S RUN

Many, if not most, of the movies I talk about in this column are schlockier than they are awesome, though a few certainly are what I’d consider terrific. Today’s movie… more