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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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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

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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… 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

Better Late Than Never: BLADE RUNNER

The Film: Blade Runner (1982) Age at Which Author Finally Saw It?: 26 How Could You Have Missed It?: When I was about 19 I actually did try to watch… more
 

Here’s a New Trailer for Laika’s THE BOXTROLLS

The geniuses at Laika, who brought us Coraline and Paranorman, could animate a cardboard box and we’d probably love it. So they did exactly that with the upcoming The Boxtrolls… more

Writers, Directors, and Producer Talk CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

It’s now less than a month until the long-awaited release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a movie which finds Steve Rogers coming to terms with the very different ways… more

THE LAST OF US is Getting a Movie Adaptation

Has Naughty Dog’s survival horror masterpiece The Last of Us seized control of your brain like so much Cordyceps fungus? Well, you’ll be pleased to learn that Screen Gems is… more
 

Schlock & Awe: THE ASPHYX

’70s horror films are possibly my favorite kind of horror. There was a sensationalism about them and a desire to push the envelope that I find incredibly enjoyable. One of… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Battles GHIDORAH THE THREE-HEADED MONSTER

Last week, you drooled over the full trailer for the new Godzilla movie, which looked amazing and dark and full of scares. This week on Awesomely Bad Movies, I take… more

The Shelf: HUNGER GAMES, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, DOCTOR WHO, VENTURE BROS.

A smattering of survival, sacrifice, silliness, salvation, and stupid executives cutting up movies. It’s a healthy mixture of things this week. One of these is even an Oscar winner. So,… more