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

 

Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at Amazon.com and support the show!              … 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

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
 

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

There’s “Much Ado” About Alexis Denisof

Alexis Denisof has come a long way since playing Wesley Wyndam-Pryce on Joss Whedon’s cult classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer and spin-off series Angel. In fact, he’s come so far… more

Why Captain America IS America’s Hero

He started as a propaganda device during World War II and has been depicted punching Adolf Hitler in his stupid maw on several occasions, but since his creation in 1941,… more
 

Punch It! – The Ten Best Buddy Cop Movies

(Co-written with Whitney Moore) This weekend sees the release of Paul Feig’s cop-comedy, The Heat, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. In it, they play a mismatched pair of investigators (… more

Nathan Fillion On “Much Ado,” “Monsters U.,” Reboots, and More

Nathan Fillion is a man of many talents, least of which being his immense charisma and all-around likability. Even when he’s playing a monstrous frat boy in Pixar’s Monsters University,… more

Clark Gregg on “Much Ado,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” and More

The breakout star of The Avengers didn’t have gamma-radiated super powers or a shield made of Vibranium; rather, he had a collection of Captain America trading cards. Agent Coulson, played… more
 

“Hell Baby” Trailer: Curses ‘n’ Rottweilers

Some of screenwriting superduo Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant’s work has been on the dark side. Well, a lot of it has. The Reno! 911 creators/stars have mixed… more

Review: Don’t Be Afraid to Love “Monsters University”

The short review: Ignore the cynics mourning the golden age of Pixar; Monsters University is a vibrant, rollicking ride of a film that shows not only how to do a… more

Going Inside “Frances Ha” with Greta Gerwig

The rise of the manic pixie dream girl in pop culture isn’t necessarily a recent phenomenon; it’s just coincidental that these twee indie-darling types are dominating the TV and film… more
 

Review: “World War Z” Sates Your Hunger for Big Summer Fun

The short review: Despite the rather public production issues, World War Z is a massive zombie film that doesn’t provide much in the way of innovation, but packs in plenty… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Brain Dead”

Certain questions come up time and time again: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of… more

“Bioshock” Creator Ken Levine Tapped to Write “Logan’s Run” Reboot

Bioshock creator and Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine has been asked to put his considerable talents towards writing a reboot of the 1976 sci-fi classic Logan’s Run. According to Deadline, … more
 

Hey, Blockheads! It’s “The Lego Movie” Trailer!

Beating K’NEX to the punch, Warner Bros/Village Roadshow’s The Lego Movie is coming in 2014 with a tagline boasting, “In 2014, the world’s greatest heroes will join forces for… more

The Shelf: “Jack the Giant Slayer,” “The Howling,” “Lifeforce”

This week here on the ol’ Shelf, we’ve got nasty giants, snarly werewolves, and nude space vampires. That’s most of the major food groups of monsters, right? Also, there’s some… more

Review: “This Is The End” is Rapturously Fun

The short review: In a cinematic landscape experiencing a drought of R-rated comedies, This Is The End is unbridled apocalyptic fun that lets both the actors and the audience in… more
 

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “The Food of the Gods”

What if there was something that could turn animals giant? A thing bubbling right up from the ground that could take the common beasts, bugs, and fowl and make them… more

Talkpocalypse Now: Rapture-Palooza’s Rob Corddry, John Francis Daley, Rob Huebel, & Craig Robinson

No matter how you prepare, avoiding the apocalypse at your local multiplex this summer is a nigh impossible task. From stoner comedies like This is the End and It’s a… more

Keep Out, Jerks!: The Ten Best Siege Movies

Today sees the release of the new horror film The Purge, in which once a year, for eight hours, all crime is legal. Those who can afford it, like Ethan… more