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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more


If you’ve spent any time in the Midwest, or the Middle West, if you will, you’ll know that it’s made up of a lot of land and a lot of… more

Fantastic Fest Goes On Tour Starting November 15th

Not everybody can get out to Austin, TX, to take part in Fantastic Fest, the world’s coolest and best collection of genre films, but now, for some lucky folks, the… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Catch Fire and Win a HUNGER GAMES Prize Pack

Surviving the game was just the beginning; now they’re playing with fire. Friday, November 22nd sees the release of the next exciting chapter in The Hunger Games film series, Catching… more

Schlock & Awe: THE VISITOR

Here at Schlock & Awe, I like to find movies that are as ridiculous as they are awesome. Maybe it’s got a good idea but poor execution, maybe it’… more

Will Forte Gets A Bit Serious in NEBRASKA

Will Forte is one of the funniest people in Hollywood today. His years on SNL, his recurring character on 30 Rock, and creation of MacGruber prove that. But, it’s rare… more

AFI Fest Review: IN BLOOM

Movies that make me have to check on a map to find out where their country of origin actually is are among my favorites. It’s just fascinating to me… more


One of the great things about going to a film festival is sitting down to watch something you know next to nothing about, save maybe a brief sentence or two… more

Fight Conformity with the New Trailer for DIVERGENT

In a futuristic world where young people are put through a harrowing test that decides which faction they belong to based on their personalities, a girl named Tris Prior (Shailene… more

Stacy Keach Talks Bad Guys, Humanism, and NEBRASKA

Stacy Keach has played a variety of badasses in his day, from the world’s most horrible dad in Titus to the world’s most horribly racist dad in American History X,… more


Police procedural shows and movies are probably the most prolific they’ve ever been, especially on television. In film, they’re often a chance for a gruff actor to play… more

AFI Fest Review: THE FAKE

Part of what makes filmmaking in Asia so interesting is that they can tell a story through the medium of animation that would never be animated in the U.S…. more


This week, we’ve got some classics, some new favorites, a couple from the obscure pile, and even a movie about a snail who races against cars for no reason. Evidently… more

Look! Up in the Sky! A MAN OF STEEL Blu-ray and Statue Giveaway!

No blue suit and red cape in the world are as famous as those belonging to Krypton’s favorite (and last) son. What’s that? You don’t see very many blue suit/… more

Zack Snyder Spills Some BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Beans

On Saturday, Yahoo! hosted a live Q&A with director Zack Snyder and actors Henry Cavill and Amy Adams in advance of this Tuesday’s release of Man of Steel on… more

Pitch This, Vintage Edition: An ’80s Action Movie AVENGERS

To round out Marvel Week, and because Thor: The Dark World hits theaters today, I thought we ought to try to do something with the cast of everybody’s current favorite… more

Pitch This, Vintage Edition: An Early-90s SPIDER-MAN

Spider-Man has, by far, had more televised animated incarnations than any superhero, and that’s including Batman, who comes a close second. Hot on the heels of the 1992 X-Men cartoon,… more

Win a DVD Prize Pack from FREE BIRDS

No, it has nothing to do with the Lynyrd Skynyrd song. The new animated film Free Birds is in theaters now, just in time for Thanksgiving. It tells the story… more

New ROBOCOP Trailer Shows Us a Ton More RoboCop

Apparently America is robo-phobic. Or, that’s the conceit that Samuel L. Jackson’s character is using to expand the reach of robotic law enforcement in the newest trailer for Sony’s RoboCop… more

Tom Hiddleston: The Greatest Living Impressionist

It’s kind of not fair. Tom Hiddleston, he of Loki fame, is not only a very handsome guy and a terrific actor, but he’s also incredibly funny and a master… more

Win Tickets to See Insane Movie THE VISITOR in NYC

Possibly the battiest sounding and looking movie I’ve ever heard of is coming to cinema screens this week. Drafthouse Films’ newly-acquired 1979 Italian mixture of Star Wars, The Omen, The… more


Holy box sets, Batman! As we get closer to the holiday season (it’s here if you ask some people), the bigger-ticket Blu-ray and DVD items are making their way to… more

Pitch This, Vintage Edition: An Authentic 1960s X-MEN Movie

Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class gave cinematic audiences an idea of what the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters might have been like in the 1960s. It’s a really fun movie… more

ATTACK THE BLOCK Director On Tap to Captain STAR TREK 3?

This is a promotion we’re very excited about. With J.J. Abrams out as director of Paramount and Skydance’s third installment of the Star Trek reboot, what with him heading… more