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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

Check Out the Cool New Trailer for Disney’s FROZEN

Just in time for Winter…well, Autumn, it’s the first full trailer for Disney’s new digitally animated movie, Frozen. In a quaint and idyllic fairy tale land, it’s summer every… more


Evil little kids are certainly nothing new to horror films. Pre-pubescent terror goes all the way back to things like The Bad Seed and Village of the Damned. With Roman… 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

Win THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY Ultimate Collectors Blu-ray Set

Before we all get too engrossed in Zack Snyder’s upcoming depiction of the Caped Crusader, let us look back at arguably (and to some people not at all arguably) his… more

THE WIZARD OF OZ Comes to IMAX 3D for One Week

Beginning today, you can follow the yellow brick road in high definition, on a really big screen, in stereoscopy. In conjunction with the upcoming 75th Anniversary 3D Blu-ray release of… more

Schlock & Awe: SILENT RAGE

So let’s say I ask you the age-old question, “Who would win in a fight between Chuck Norris and…” And before I even finish, you say, “Chuck Norris. Of… more

New Trailer for ZERO CHARISMA

The release of Nerdist Industries and Tribeca Films’ Zero Charisma is mere weeks away (October 8th digitally, October 11th in cinemas) and we’ve got a brand new trailer for you… more


This week, a superhero show’s freshman year, the King of the Zombie’s darkest day, and two Time Lord releases full of Flash Animation. Plus, it’s six weeks ’til Halloween, and… more

Leigh Whannell Waxes Horrific About INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2

Ever since he wrote and starred in a short film about a man who had a reverse bear trap stuck on his head, Leigh Whannell has been in horror movie… more

Get Out Alive! Our Top Ten Final Girls in Horror Movies

One of the key components of the modern horror movie (1970s forward) is the idea of the “Final Girl.” Especially in slasher movies, the final girl is often the most… more

More HARRY POTTER? JK Rowling & Warner Bros. Say Yes!

He’s not just the Boy Who Lived; Harry Potter is also the Franchise That Wouldn’t Die as news broke today that author J.K. Rowling will be returning to the … more

Get Scared with Rose Byrne in INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2

Australian actress Rose Byrne is no stranger to any type of genre. After being in the uber-serious FX drama Damages, she’s done horror pictures like 28 Weeks Later, action movies… more

The Top 10 Best Recut Movie Trailers

You’ve seen the real films, now watch the films that they could have been. Family-friendly comedies transforms into nightmarish horror. Unsettling thrillers turn into lighthearted romps. Stanley Kubrick metamorphosizes into… more

Tim League Talks All Things Fantastic. Fest, That Is.

If you’ve ever been to Austin, TX, you’ll know that one of the major go-to stops, aside from all the barbecue and the hippies with cowboy hats, is… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: SWAMP THING

In 1978, Richard Donner’s Superman was an astonishing hit and ushered in the modern superhero movie in style. Its 1980 sequel was also a massive success, and DC Comics… more


On the Shelf this week, we’ve got some boldly going, we’ve got the complete history of the worst camp in the history of the world, we’ve got a favorite of… more

Review: RIDDICK Goes Back to Basics

The short review: If you are willing to look past the often groanworthy dialogue and put your cynicism aside, Riddick delivers a solid sci-fi adventure full of high octane action,… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: STARCRASH

The time has come. I’ve been alluding to this movie since I started Weird Old Sci-Fi and have mentioned it in various forms and articles practically since I first saw… more

The Beat Generation Gets Deadly Serious in the KILL YOUR DARLINGS Trailer

Remember all those fond memories you had of reading Jack Kerouac’s On The Road in high school? Or admiring Allen Ginsberg’s beard on the book jacket cover of Howl? Or… more

Review: GETAWAY Speeds and Skids

Do you remember that Clive Owen movie Shoot ‘Em Up? Basically, he’s just a guy who happens upon some criminal stuff and he just so happens to be excellent… more

Interview: GETAWAY Director Courtney Solomon

In Getaway, Ethan Hawke plays a former race car driver named Brent Magna living in Bulgaria who is forced to drive a tricked-out Mustang Shelby for a mysterious man who… more

Genre of ’68 – ROSEMARY’S BABY

If Night of the Living Dead was 1968’s blue collar horror movie, then Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby was surely the white collar one. It’s a movie… more

AVENGERS 2 Finds Its Ultron in James Spader

He’s managed Dunder Mifflin. He’s helped pass the Thirteenth Amendment. He’s helping the FBI catch the world’s most dangerous criminals. And now he’s going to destroy the Avengers, because that’s… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: LIFEFORCE

In the 1980s, Israeli film-producing cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus were in charge of the Cannon Group, a filmmaking company that had been around since the late ’70s and,… more