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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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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

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. to Feature THOR 2 Crossover

On Friday, it’s Hammer Time once more, as Norse mythology nerds and Tumblr-addicted Loki fans will at long last be able to return to Asgard in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark… 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
 

Review: ENDER’S GAME

The short review: In what could be mistaken for a two-hour video game trailer, Ender’s Game is saved in a multigenerational effort with strong performances from kid wonders and… more

Slasher Showdown: Michael Myers vs. Jason Voorhees

Today is Halloween, and I’ve been thinking a lot about my favorite slasher movie franchise, Halloween, as evidenced by the quite-long history of Halloween I wrote the other week. Despite… more

163 Horror Movies in 2 1/2 Minutes

This is a pretty damn cool thing I found on the ol’ internets. YouTuber and filmmaker Jonathan Keogh edited this super impressive amalgam of clips from, basically, every good horror… more
 

Writer/Director Chris McQuarrie to Bring STAR BLAZERS to Big Screen

Is Christopher McQuarrie the new go to guy for adapting popular Japanese franchises into big budget blockbusters? The Edge of Tomorrow scribe (based on Yoshitoshi Abe’s All You Need Is… more

Schlock & Awe: CRAWLSPACE

When listing attributes that would make the perfect horror movie villain, there are several ways one could go. Do you want menace, danger, creepiness, psychosis, or just plain terrifying-ness? Let’… more

See THOR 2 in 3D and Get Five Minutes of CAPTAIN AMERICA

Movie producers and distributors are always trying to give patrons a little something extra when they go see films in 3D, likely so people will be more willing to pony… more
 

Ghosts Come Home in FOLLOWED FROM THE MANSION

A couple of months back, I shared a short found-footage film called Missing in the Mansion, a spooky and effective ghost story shot guerrilla-style in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion attraction. Now,… more

Fairy Tale Chat with FROZEN Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee

Disney Animation has always been known for taking well-known stories and fairy tales and upending them a bit to create something recognizable as the original text, but undeniably different and… more

Same Old Sam: Quinn Lord Talks TRICK ‘R TREAT

When most of us are seven years old, we spend our time running around pretending to be superheroes or plumbing the depths of our imaginations from the confines of our… more
 

Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

The short review: Fearlessly tackling one of the ugliest chapters in American history, director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave is a modern day masterpiece and, frankly, required viewing. The… more

Silent Screams: The Top 10 Silent Horror Classics

Far too many horror movies nowadays depend on the “quiet…quiet…LOUD!” method of terrifying an audience, but that ain’t scaring, folks; that’s startling. Being startled is a involuntary action;… more

Review: Ridley Scott’s THE COUNSELOR

Love, sex, drugs, money, murder, beheading, philosophy – the building blocks of life. Or, at least they are if we’re to believe Cormac McCarthy. The author has made a career… more
 

STAR CARS Presents the GHOSTBUSTERS Ecto-1

Certain movie automobiles are as famous (or infamous) as the movies themselves. The Batmobile, the Delorean, or any of the number cars driven by 007 are among the best remembered,… more

First Teaser for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

We teased the tease yesterday, and today we make good. The first teaser trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier is here, courtesy of iTunes and in your face. Now… more

Exclusive: Activate the MONSTER MACHINE and Know Terror

In case you haven’t been paying attention, there’s horror afoot on the Nerdist Channel, and I am impossibly excited for you to see what unknown terrors await you in the… more
 

Countdown to MONSTER MACHINE: The Top 10 Monster Movies

As you may already know, tonight Andrew Bowser’s Monster Machine comes to the Nerdist Channel, a short film that plays out like an epic love letter to all things horror…. more

Neato, Gang! ANCHORMAN 2 Trailer and Ice Cream

Not only do we have a new full trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, due out in theaters December 20th, which shows us a few more of the new… more

Schlock & Awe: ANTHROPOPHAGUS a/k/a THE GRIM REAPER

In Britain in the 1980s, horror movies got taken to court. Films that needed to be cut down for theatrical release could be put out on video totally unedited, but… more
 

A ROBOCOP Shot-for-Shot

For those of you who are a bit reticent about the Robocop remake coming out next year, YouTube aficionado comicbookgirl19 has you covered. She’s dressed up (in a pretty convincing… more

Review: ESCAPE PLAN

There’s a Sam Peckinpah movie I love called Ride the High Country. In it, two aging gunfighters in the old west (played by real-life aging cowboy stars Randolph Scott… more

Review: THE FIFTH ESTATE

The short review: While it takes its time to make its point and its eyes are bigger than its stomach, Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate is a competent chronicle of… more