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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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Stop! Hammer Time: A New “Thor: The Dark World” Trailer

By Odin’s raven! By Idris Elba’s weird color contacts! By S.H.I.E.L.D.’s underground Tesseract research facilities! We’re so excited for the release of today’s Thor:… more

Corey Taylor’s Top Ten Ghost Movies

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has a thing for ghosts, and he knows a lot about them. He should; he’s spent a great deal of time going around… 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
 

Lake Bell Runs the Show “In a World…”

For actress Lake Bell, resonance is key, both in speaking and in projects. It was a story combining the two she wanted to tell which led to her writing and… more

The Shelf: “The Thick of It,” “Oblivion,” “The Best of Fridays”

This week on Ye Olde Shelfe, the new Doctor’s old show, Tom Cruise’s new digs, sketch comedy from the edge, plus some Disney, some sci-fi, and the fourth in the “… more

It’s The “Muppets Most Wanted” Teaser Trailer!

Ty Burrell as a miniature mustachioed French Interpol agent? Tina Fey as a surly Russian prison guard? Scooter singing Maroon 5′s “Moves Like Jagger” with an all-penguin chorus? All of… more
 

Slash Talks Making Horror Movies

He’s been a rock & roll god for the better part of three decades, but it turns out Slash is just a big ol’ geek. In honor of YouTube’s Geek Week,… more

Explore the “Shaun of the Dead” Script Interactively

The Cornetto Trilogy is coming to an end. We’re all aware of this; it’s been in the cards for awhile. In fact, in the UK, it’s already over since the… more

Writers Michael Weber & Scott Neustadter On “The Spectacular Now”

Every once in a while, a film comes along that manages to sink its cinematic hooks deep inside the viewer, offering up a weird through the looking glass version of… more
 

Demetri Martin: Actor Person

Demetri Martin is a man of many talents. In addition to being one of the top stand-up comedians working today, being a Nerdist podcast guest, authoring two books, and creating… more

Review: “2 Guns” is Double-Barreled Throwback Fun

The short review: While not a groundbreaking picture by any means, 2 Guns, with its big explosions, corny jokes and kinetic gunplay, feels like a throwback to a different era… more

Genre of ’68 – “2001: A Space Odyssey”

It’s some kind of understatement to merely say that 1968 was one of the most significant years for social and political change in the 20th Century, or at the… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “1990: The Bronx Warriors”

One of the things I love most about Italian exploitation cinema is how little they try to disguise the fact that they’re ripping something off.  George Romero’s seminal… more

Review: Is “The Wolverine” the Franchise’s Healing Factor?

The short review:  While overlong, James Mangold’s The Wolverine is a high octane cocktail of ninjas, noir and adamantium-laden action that will leave you feeling refreshed and thirsty for more…. more

Review: “The To Do List”

Teen sex comedies are a staple of American cinema and have been since back in the proverbial day. They’ve changed with the times and become cyclically more and less… more
 

In August, Join the HarmonQuest!

Dan Harmon has solidified himself as a god among geeks. From the various parodies on Community, he’s shown us that he’s no stranger to the stuff we all love. He’s… more

Teaser Trailer for “The Final Moments of Karl Brant”

[Editor's Note: A very small percentage of individuals may experience epileptic seizures when exposed to certain light patterns or flashing lights. This trailer has flashing effects that those individuals will... more

Develop Intense Anxiety with a New “Gravity” Trailer

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from director Alfonso Cuarón; although he’s been working steadily as a producer, his last film as writer-director was 2006′s excellent Children of… more
 

Travel Into Deep Space with “Europa Report”

It might seem strange in the cinematic world today in which sci-fi movies are huge money makers, not to mention enormous money spenders, but truly there’s not a lot of “… more

The Cast of “The To Do List” Takes Us Back & an Exclusive Video!

For many of us, high school is a time that we’d prefer to forget, rather than celebrate. Unlike most versions of it we see on shows on the CW, generally… more

The Shelf: “Trance,” “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” “Kiss of the Damned”

This week’s got a lot of mind-effs and bot riffs. It’s also a good week if you like James McAvoy. However, you might not, once you’ve watched the movies. Trance… more
 

BREAKING: Nerdist, Tribeca to Distribute Film “Zero Charisma”

This could not be any bigger. Being announced right now at the Nerdist Industries panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Nerdist Industries, together with Tribeca Film, will be co-releasing… more

Comic-Con Preview: The Movies!

This week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego will have panels about some of the most hotly anticipated movies of the coming year (or two in some cases) in the science… more

Review: “Pacific Rim,” Guillermo Del Toro’s Love Letter to Genre Cinema

The short review: In a marketplace filled with somber sequels, run of the mill reboots and asinine ensemble comedies, Pacific Rim is a breath of fresh air, creating a sense… more