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The FX of ’79 – ALIEN

And so, friends and countrymen (but not Romans, because what did they ever do for us?!), we come to the end of this series, and what an interesting journey it… more

Tall Men and Silver Balls: the First PHANTASM V Teaser

It’s been 16 years since the alien and necrotic Tall Man darkened cinema’s doorways with his arched eyebrow and persistent bellows of “Booooooooy!” But you can’t keep a good horror… 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
 

Director Raymond De Felitta Talks ROB THE MOB, Italian Food, and More

It may be hard to find a city as celebrated in film as New York; its rich pastiche of cultures, gritty underbelly, and ability to mold to fit whatever genre… more

Schlock & Awe: EATING RAOUL

Murder and cannibalism sure are funny, aren’t they? No, really, they are. That’s why everybody thinks Hannibal is so funny. They don’t? Oh, well, maybe if that show had been… more

The Shelf: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, MST3K Volume XXIX, THE FRESHMAN

You guys like comedy? I like comedy. A lot, in fact. This week, we’ve got three very different comedy releases that nonetheless tickle the funny part of your brain in… more
 

See Deleted Shots from Ralph Bakshi’s THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Fans of whacked-out animation and rotoscoping will surely know the name Ralph Bakshi, the underground genius who gave the world such grown-up cartoons as Fritz the Cat, Heavy Traffic, and… more

Mutant Explosion in New X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Trailer

“Are we destined to destroy each other, or can we unite? Is the future truly set?” These are the words that end Professor Xavier’s monologue at the opening of the… more

Interview: Director Denis Villeneuve Keeps His ENEMY Close

As far as gripping, cerebral dramas go, Denis Villeneuve and Jake Gyllenhaal are as delightful a combination as peanut butter and existential-dread-filled jelly. In Villenueve’s latest film, Enemy, Gyllenhaal plays… more
 

Schlock & Awe: WHO CAN KILL A CHILD?

Horror films are littered with seemingly sweet and innocent things becoming terrifying, whether it be animals (like the family dog in Cujo or giant bunnies in Night of the Lepus),… more

Christopher Walken Sure Does Dance a Lot

Nowadays, and actually for about a decade now, Christopher Walken gets impersonated quite a bit. He’s a got a very, shall we say, distinctive vocal pattern which makes it pretty… more

The Shelf: FROZEN, SAVING MR. BANKS, AMERICAN HUSTLE

This week, we’ve got a two-time Oscar winner, a ten-time Oscar nominee, and a zero-time Oscar anything but very possibly should have had a couple. We’ve also got a movie… more
 

The FX of ’79 – THE BLACK HOLE

In the early ’80s, Disney was trying to go a bit darker and more grown up while still being “family” entertainment. They wanted to push the boundaries of narrative away… more

Report: CAPTAIN AMERICA 3, BATMAN/SUPERMAN to Open on Same Day In 2016

This could well be the battle of the century, box-officially speaking: After months of speculation as to which movie Marvel would be slotting in to its already-claimed May 6th, 2016… more

Mondo to Unveil New Artwork by Martin Ansin and Kevin Tong on March 14th

I think we can all agree that Mondo is responsible for some of the best pop-art movie posters ever to grace art gallery (or living room) walls. Each year, the… more
 

SXSW: Translating GODZILLA With Director Gareth Edwards

If you were at SXSW and lucky enough to be at the screening of the original 1954 Japanese classic Gojira, you know that the footage Gareth Edwards revealed from his… more

Schlock & Awe: METAL TORNADO

Scientifically-caused disaster movies are one of Syfy’s go-to genres, along with giant animal mash-ups (Sharknado and Sharktopus didn’t just imagine themselves). They almost always involve the writers coming… more

SXSW: GODZILLA Footage Reveals Massive Kaiju Battles

Note: This article contains potential spoilers for Godzilla, so read with caution. Holy fuck. I do not write articles from my phone. I hate it. But here I am, sitting… more
 

Better Late Than Never: ALIEN

The Film: Alien (dir. Ridley Scott, 1979) Age at Which Author Finally Saw It: 33 How Could You Have Missed It?: Even though I live for great science fiction, horror… more

The Shelf: INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, TRANSFORMERS ARMADA, EL DORADO

Sort of a slight week for home video releases, but there does happen to be my favorite movie of 2013, the complete series of robots that change into stuff, and… more

Interview: THE DEN’s Melanie Papalia

The Den, the new techno-thriller from IFC Midnight directed by Zachary Donohue, hits select theaters and VOD this Friday, and Nerdist got a chance to interview the film’s star, Melanie… more
 

Interview: Checking in to THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL with Tony Revolori

Wes Anderson’s latest work, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is yet another carefully manicured piece of impossibly twee, rigorously aestheticized, and thoughtfully written cinema filled with all manner of colorful characters… more

Jeff Goldblum on THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, Wes Anderson, Burritos, and More

Living in Los Angeles, you’re bound to run into celebrities every now and then. On my first trip to L.A., I was eighteen years old, and after spending an… more

Looking for CHEAP THRILLS with David Koechner, Pat Healy, and Ethan Embry

If reality television has taught us anything, it’s that people will do damn near anything if you dangle enough cash in front of them. Such is the central conceit of… more