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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

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… 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
 

First “Insidious: Chapter 2″ Trailer Has Jump-Scares Aplenty

James Wan’s 2010 film Insidious was a surprisingly effective and creepy haunted-kid movie, and now he and screenwriter Leigh Whannell are back for another round of astral-plane demons and creepy… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: “Invaders from Mars”

In times such as this, when only last year the perseverance of the human spirit has allowed us to send our most advanced and sophisticated observation robot to the planet… more

Comic Book Day: “Pacific Rim” Writer Travis Beacham Talks “Tales from Year Zero”

Yesterday, we caught up with Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro to talk about Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, the original graphic novel that serves as a prequel to… more
 

Guillermo del Toro Talks “Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero”

Summer tentpole season is upon us, as gigantic films with budgets larger than certain European countries’ GDP invade theaters with all manner of superheroes, explosions and over the top action…. more

The Shelf: Another “Die Hard,” “Breaking Bad,” “Adventure Time”

This week’s Shelf has some zombies, some aliens, a whole lot of car chases, and three, count ‘em, THREE giveaways! What is this, Christmas time? No! It’s the beginning of… more

Jordan Vogt-Roberts and “The Kings of Summer”

In the new film The Kings of Summer, three high school boys, fed up with their respective home lives, find a clearing in the woods and decide to build a… more