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Nerdist News: More Live From WonderCon with Jason O'Mara, Simon Kinberg, and Lots of Deadpool

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The FX of ’79 – MOONRAKER

We continue our journey through the Best Visual Effects nominees from 1979 (for the 1980 Oscars) with a movie that seems least likely to have used the effects that it… more

Exclusive: First Look at Trailer for HARMONTOWN

Who is Dan Harmon? Well, first of all – Dan Harmon is probably best known as the creator of the hit NBC sitcom “Community.” But you knew that…. …aaaand he’s… 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
 

Watch the Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday Night on IFC

Don’t forget to tune into IFC Saturday night (3/1) at 10/9c for the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards hosted by the phenomenal Patton Oswalt. The Film Independent Spirit… more

The 4th Annual Golden Geeks: Honoring the Best in Nerd Cinema

There’s no denying that 2013 was a great year for film nerds and nerds on film. From Gravity to Her to Thor 2 to even a decent GI Joe movie,… more

Steven Soderbergh Edits Both PSYCHOs into One Film

It’s possibly one of the weirdest and yet most brilliant things the internet hath wrought in recent memory. Notoriously whim-driven filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, on his marketplace website Extension 765, has… more
 

Review: THE BAG MAN

David Grovic’s The Bag Man (previously entitled Motel), in theaters Friday, is a low-rent-but-nonetheless-wicked little noir film that just barely stays ahead of turgid. This is a film that clearly… more

CALVIN & HOBBES Creator Returns for Movie Poster

eople come out of retirement all the time for one reason or another. How many times did Barbra Streisand do it? But, it’s a lot rarer for people like reclusive “… more

Review: GENERATION WAR

Generation War, directed by Philipp Kadelbach and written by Stefan Kolditz, began its life as a three-part TV miniseries in Germany, where it has been racking up accolades by all… more
 

Schlock & Awe: HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP

Roger Corman is one of the most successful independent film producers in history. He’s produced 400 films in a career spanning nearly 60 years and he’s done this… more

The Shelf: THOR 2, GRAVITY, ADVENTURE TIME

A couple of Oscar nominees, some superhero fun, and the continuing exploits of a boy and his magic dog are all on display this week on the Shelf. It’s a… more

All Hail the King of the Monsters! It’s the GODZILLA Trailer

As expected from yesterday’s deluge of Godzilla goodness, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. have unveiled the new full-length Godzilla trailer and it’s guaranteed to get your kaijuices flowing. The trailer… more
 

The FX of ’79 – STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE

Special effects in movies have become so common place that most rom-coms now have some kind of visual effect that is nigh imperceptible. This is only a fairly recent development,… more

Schlock & Awe: DJANGO KILL… IF YOU LIVE, SHOOT!

During the 1960s and 70s, literally thousands of westerns were made in Italy. Using Sergio Leone’s seminal film A Fistful of Dollars as a jumping-off point, these pop-art, amoral,… more

The Shelf: GAME OF THRONES, DARKMAN, FANTASTIC MR. FOX

Ahoy hoy, all ye Blu-ray lovers! This week, we’ve got some great picks to place upon your home media shelving unit, perhaps purchased in a flat-pack and assembled over the… more
 

Awesomely Bad Movies: TROLL (The First One)

This week on Awesomely Bad Movies, I take aim at a movie that gets praised in some circles, but shouldn’t. That is, of course, 1986′s Troll. This movie makes me… more

Schlock & Awe: CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS

You guys know how robbing graves and desecrating corpses are the most fun things you can do? And you know how hysterical it is to perform satanic rituals to try… more

The Shelf: ENDER’S GAME, SHERLOCK, DOCTOR WHO

Shelf-wise this week, we’ve got a sci-fi book’s long-awaited screen adaptation, a literary character’s long-awaited third season, a black & white show’s long-awaited half-animated DVD release, and a bunch of other… more
 

Ben Wheatley Takes Us to A FIELD IN ENGLAND

One of the main recurring themes of horror films is people being messed up in the head and capable of doing twisted things to each other. For British filmmaker Ben… more

Review: A FIELD IN ENGLAND is a Mushroom Trip to Hell

Ever since I first saw the trailer for Ben Wheatley’s newest film, A Field in England, and heard murmurings about it from the press in Britain, where it was released… more

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Sets Paul Bettany to Play The Vision

Rumors have been swirling about British actor Paul Bettany ever since news broke that he was signing on to Joss Whedon’s hotly anticipated Avengers sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron. While… more
 

Grant Heslov Embraces Optimism with THE MONUMENTS MEN

During World War 2, Adolf Hitler’s Nazi forces were plundering the culture and art of occupied Europe. Hitler’s intent was to create the largest museum of artistic works the world… more

Schlock & Awe: WEREWOLVES ON WHEELS

This week’s film came as a recommendation by Nerdist News’ Ben Mekler. I’d certainly heard of the 1971 movie Werewolves on Wheels, but more in conjunction with Rob Zombie’s Grindhouse… more

The Shelf: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, ESCAPE PLAN, NIGHT OF THE DEMONS

There’s something really special on The Shelf this week: an Oscar nominated movie, you guys! How do you like that? Also, there’s a very stupid action movie with some old… more