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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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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

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
 

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

Chris Evans Talks CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Last July (jeepers, where does the time go?) a bunch of journalists, including myself, were invited to Marvel Studios in Manhattan Beach, CA, to bear witness to one of the… more
 

Schlock & Awe: THE BEAST MUST DIE

Hammer Films were the undisputed kings of British horror in the 1960s and ’70s, but Amicus Productions wanted a piece of the action too. Amicus was most famous for their… more

The Shelf: THE FIFTH ESTATE, CLOUDY 2, FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN

This week’s movies all seem to be about obsession and madmen and the monsters they create. Weird, right? I mean, sometimes things just work out that the world’s collective unconscious… more

Film Nerdery: Watch Paul Thomas Anderson Interview Martin Scorsese

It’s always awesome when two luminaries in the film world get together to just talk about movies and stuff. For instance, do you guys know that on the Criterion release… more
 

Schlock & Awe: THE CAR

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for nearly six years and in that entire time I’ve been a pedestrian. Yes, as hard as it is to believe, I walk… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Faces Off with COBRA

Friends! Romans! Contrabands! I’ve returned with another episode of Awesomely Bad Movies. This time, I take aim (pun intended) at possibly the 1980s’ most unabashedly fascist cop movie — and… more

The Shelf: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, MACHETE KILLS, CAT PEOPLE

The threat of violence is all around us on The Shelf this week. Pirates are attacking ships, mercenaries are invading the borders, and Ed Begley Jr. gets his arm torn… more
 

BARBARELLA To Be a Series on Amazon

This is a weird one, but weird is kind of awesome. It appears that French graphic novel Barbarella, which was turned into a 1968 film by Roger Vadim starring Jane… more

J.J. Abrams Confirms STAR WARS VII Script Is Done

It’s not much, but it happened! At yet another press event connected to the Television Critics Association, TV mogul and ruler of the geek universe, J.J. Abrams confirmed that… more

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube on RIDE ALONG, Online Gaming, and More

There’s a time for sweeping, emotionally charged Oscar bait, and there’s a time for laugh-out-loud, explosive, charismatic action comedies. Right now? It’s time for the latter, which is why it’s… more
 

Sir Kenneth Branagh Talks JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, Reboots, and Directing Himself

In case you haven’t seen a commercial or a billboard on your morning commute recently, you should know that this Friday marks the return Tom Clancy’s analyst-turned-reluctant action hero Jack… more

Clip of Marvel One-Shot ALL HAIL THE KING

Last week, I gave you the first glimpses of Marvel’s next One-Shot, the series of shorts made exclusively for Blu-ray releases that fill in back and side stories from the… more

Schlock & Awe: LOGAN’S RUN

Many, if not most, of the movies I talk about in this column are schlockier than they are awesome, though a few certainly are what I’d consider terrific. Today’s movie… more
 

Review: HER

The short review: Thought-provoking, dreamy sci-fi wrapped around a romance that makes us question the nature of relationships and intimacy, Her is one of the best films I’ve seen in… more

Sundance 2014: A Preview

For the past 20 years, Utah’s Park City, Salt Lake City, and Ogden get overrun with industry types for the annual Sundance Film Festival, a ten day celebration of the… more

The Shelf: RIDDICK, YOU’RE NEXT, THE SPECTACULAR NOW

This week on The Shelf. we’ve got gravelly-voiced heroes fighting raptor-looking aliens, entitled yuppies taking on animal-masked psychopaths, and for a nice change of pace, a directionless high schooler trying… more
 

MUPPETS MOST WANTED Trailer: Fans Angered It Wasn’t Nominated for 247 Awards

Fans of the not-yet released Muppets Most Wanted are really peeved that the film didn’t get nominated for any awards this year. It might have something to do with the… more

Tom Hiddleston Plays a Vampire in New Jim Jarmusch Movie

Calm down, the internet. I imagine the headline produced a worldwide collective swoon, and for good reason: acclaimed indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch has directed a vampire movie! Oh, and Tom… more

Michael Douglas to Play Hank Pym in ANT-MAN

Merely a week after being told that Paul Rudd will indeed be starring in Edgar Wright’s highly-anticipated Ant-Man for Marvel, playing Scott Lang, we get word that none other than… more