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DOCTOR WHO – Strax Field Report: The Doctors

This is another in our favorite Sontaran, Strax (Dan Starkey)’s field reports back to the Sontaran Empire about his findings whilst on Earth and dealing with the pathetic and… more


One of the more surprising and delightful animated movies of the last ten years is How to Train Your Dragon, the story of a boy and his very rare, very… 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

David X. Cohen Reflects on the End of FUTURAMA

On September 4th, the final episode of the long-running, highly influential, and always brilliant Futurama aired (and we had a live pre- and post-show roundtable discussion) and fans had to (… more

Two New ARCHER Employee Training Videos

The world’s greatest superspy and his ISIS cronies will be back with brand new adventures on Monday, January 13th, but you don’t have to wait that long to see more… more

Learn to Sing Pi to 139 Places with Danica McKellar’s MATH BITES

All good things must come to an end, right? We’ve been hearing this adage for our entire lives, so it must be true. Well, unfortunately nobody informed irrational numbers that… more

Are Dramatic Comedies The Only Way Comedy Movies Get Awards?

During this latest entertainment awards season, you might have read some headline about 12 Years A Slave and Nebraska leading in nominations. Maybe you’ve heard some buzz about Dallas Buyers… more

THE SIMPSONS Christmas Couch Gag

The Simpsons own Halloween every year with their “Treehouse of Horror” episodes, and this year’s impressive and referential couch gag guest directed by Guillermo del Toro only hammered that point… more

FRIDAY THE 13th – Jason’s Best Deaths

If there’s one thing that holds true about the Friday the 13th series, this being Friday the 13th itself, is that no matter when the movies are made or what… more

Schlock & Awe: SATURN 3

Sometimes you look at a list of people involved in a movie and you think, “that can’t possibly fail,” and then, it does. On paper, it ought to be an… more

Pickstarter: Help Fund Joe Dante’s New Movie BURYING THE EX

Without doubt, one of the best and most unsung directors in Hollywood is Joe Dante, the man behind such genre classics as The Howling, Gremlins, The ‘Burbs, Matinee, and many… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 12/6/13

You might think that “the industry” (unnecessary nomenclature for entertainment industry, specifically in regards to comedy) might be winding down near the end of the year, but, alas, that was… more

John Goodman Reunites with the Coen Brothers for INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

You almost can’t think of the Coen Brothers without thinking of John Goodman. The actor has been in some of the filmmaking duo’s best films, playing some of the weirdest… more

Schlock & Awe: NAVAJO JOE

Burt Reynolds was one of the coolest guys in the 1970s. From Deliverance to The Longest Yard to Smokey and the Bandit, he solidified his place as the laid-back scoundrel… more

Watch Steve Carell Audition for ANCHORMAN

One of the many extras you’ll find on the new Anchorman – Rich Mahogany Edition Blu-ray set (out now) is Steve Carell’s audition tape from back in 2003 when casting… more

Ron Burgundy Interviews Peyton Manning

The finest newsman of all time, Ron Burgundy, sure has been making the rounds a lot lately in advance of the release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, in cinemas… more

Andy Kindler Renders Juvenile Justice on KIDS COURT

For too long, our nation’s youth has been allowed to run rampant, transforming into Honey Boo-Boos, shilling for AT&T, not putting away their toys before bedtime, and before… more

In the Not-Too-Distant Past: Joel Hodgson on 25 Years of MST3K

In 1988, a little local access program on Minneapolis’ KTMA in which a guy in a jumpsuit sat around watching bad movies from the station’s archives and making fun of… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 11/21/13

Yes, you’ve probably been falling into the Internet news hole on just the names of Rob Ford and George Zimmerman alone in the last week. That’s why important that you… more

Schlock & Awe: THE KEEP

The name Michael Mann is synonymous with gritty urban sprawl, fast-paced action, and films about the criminal underbelly; so of course that’s who you want for your supernatural horror… more

The Doctor Goes Katniss in THE DOCTOR GAMES

In a very funny, and very not-kid-friendly, mixture of The Hunger Games and the Doctor Who 20th Anniversary special, “The Five Doctors,” Brad Hansen gives us The Doctor Games, a… more

David Tennant Introduces THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR

I think most of us are looking forward to seeing the Tenth Doctor return for the 50th Anniversary Doctor Who special, “The Day of the Doctor,” and none more so… more


Can you guess who? It’s a mystery! Given that the good Doctor has been traipsing around the known universe for fifty years, he’s run into all manner of Companions, homicidal… more


Considering it has been around for fifty years, there’s an awful lot of information out there about Doctor Who that can make it difficult for newcomers and even series veterans… more