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Fantastic Fest Review: “It Follows” May Be the Defining Horror Film of This Generation

3 hours agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

David Robert Mitchell’s The Myth of the American Sleepover is a movie about the resigning of innocence; the last gasp of youth that is gracefully exhaled before inevitably breathing in the fumes of the adult world. Like American Graffiti before...Show More Summary

Fantastic Fest Review: “Kung Fu Elliot” or “Elliot: Portrait of a Pathological Dreamer”

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

Les Blank’s Burden of Dreams chronicles the trials and tribulations Werner Herzog faced when attempting to mold his masterpiece, Fitzcarraldo, without once wavering from his daunting personal vision. Outside of the filmmaking process, what Blank’s documentary captures best is the way that dreams can consume us if we’re not careful. Show More Summary

Idris Elba Squashes Fans ‘Luke Cage’ Casting Hopes

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

Fans and quite a few actors themselves have been pitching who they think should play Luke Cage in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and later the Netflix Luke Cage series with Idris Elba, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Terry Crews,  Michael Jai White, and The Walking Dead‘s Chad Coleman. Elba recently, last night really, did an AMA […]

Nerdy Bits: DIY Wolverine Claws, Own a Delorean, Groot Cupcakes, Real Life Modern Sword Fighting, And MOAR!!!

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

Every day, the internet produces an astounding amount of goodies and gems. Most hilarious, some amusing, but all worth at least a few seconds of your time. We here at Nerd Bastards try to bring you the best bits of news and nerdery the webz has to offer, with a bit of snark thrown in. But sometimes not everything […]

DC Rumormill – Another Super-Team Movie in the Works

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

It wasn’t too long ago that DC and Warner Bros. announced the release dates for several upcoming projects. We know what some of these are, while others still remain a mystery. Now, it appears as if the Internet has provided us with the name of yet one more super-themed movie – Suicide Squad. As the […]

Hideo Kojima’s Trailers: New ‘Metal Gear’ And Del Toro Joint Venture ‘Silent Hills’

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

When gaming titan Hideo Kojima announced to his family and friends that he wanted a career in video games, they gave him that stern look of disapproval that I’ve seen way too often myself. An economics major at the time, Kojima was a gamer and felt that he could make a fulfilling life for himself […]

Fantastic Fest Review: “Electric Boogaloo – The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films” is Everything a Cinephile Doc Should Be

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

Don’t let Electric Boogaloo fool you: Roger Corman started it. Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus simply improved upon the cheapo tyrant formula that came to dominate drive-in style cinema in the 60s and 70s. Technically, The Weinstein Brothers...Show More Summary

CBS Snatches Up ‘Supergirl’ Television Series Faster Than A Speeding Bullet!

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

Word is that Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler sold their Supergirl series faster than a speeding bullet! Just one day after shopping Supergirl to several networks, CBS has committed to the new super-heroine series. No word on how many episodes, but the rumor mill is already saying the series commitment is larger that the one […]

Here’s What The New ‘Danger Mouse’ Will Look And Sound Like!

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

What you see up top is the old school version of Danger Mouse, complete with hamster assistant Penfold and rogues gallery. ‘Danger Mouse’ was a cartoon parody of cool figures like ‘Danger Man’ and ‘James Bond.’ He’d go on missions with his reluctant sidekick, and because he was a secret agent, he wore an eyepatch […]

Animated ‘Justice League’ Going Dark, But Not ‘Justice League Dark’

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

The Justice League is goin’ dark! No, this is not another non-story about how Guillermo del Toro still wants to make a movie based on Justice League Dark in the midst of his exceptionally busy schedule, and no, this is not a reference to the Zack Snyder live-action Justice League movie that’s supposed to follow-up […]

Fantastic Fest Review: Kevin Smith’s “Tusk” and the Art of Storytelling

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

When I was young, my dad used to constantly relay an old maxim. “Son,” he’d say, “the loudest guy in the bar is always going to be the least tough.” Outside of providing me with an essential bit of sage wisdom when it came to assessing the chances of getting my ass kicked, this brief aphorism doubled […]

How Sneaky Was This Latest ‘Fantastic Four’ Premiere Date Change?

yesterdayOdd : Nerd Bastards

Almost forgotten in all the Deadpool movie hub-bub yesterday was the date change for Josh Trank‘s The Fantastic Four reboot. Most everyone’s eyes glazed over once they saw that Deadpool was getting a stand alone movie with an actual release date. The Fantastic Four date change looked like a simple studio afterthought, but it might […]

‘Deadpool’ Movie Is Officially On The Way

2 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

A little earlier today, we reported that Ryan Reynolds loved your responses to the leaked Deadpool footage that hit the net a few weeks back.  Well, it looks like 20th Century Fox was listening (reading) and The Hollywood Reporter is, um, reporting that a Deadpool movie is officially in the works and on the slate. […]

Aubrey Plaza to Play Grumpy Cat…Did I %&@#!$ Stutter?

2 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

As April Ludgate on the cult favorite sitcom Parks and Recreation, and Julie Powers in Edgar Wright‘s 2010 film adaptation of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Aubrey Plaza has essentially made a name for herself as Nerddom’s bitter, misanthropic sweetheart. She has accomplished the rare feat of combining an acid tongue and dour demeanor with […]

Comics Icon Stan Lee Spills On Which Marvel Cameo Is His Fave!

3 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

I don’t know how it all started but somehow Stan Lee’s fame increased beyond nerdom and into the mainstream because of his Marvel film cameos. Now…movie cameos aren’t a new thing. Alfred Hitchcock made them popular when he started furtively inserting himself into his own pictures. He’s had a couple speaking parts; other times he’d […]

Ryan Reynolds Loved Your Response To The Leaked ‘Deadpool’ Test Footage

3 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Deadpool is absolutely one of the coolest characters that Marvel has ever put on paper.  The Merc with a Mouth is one of those characters that not only have comic fans in love but is often used by those who are new to comics as a way of testing the superhero waters.  If a reader […]

‘Star Wars’ Crew Pokes ‘Batman V Superman’ Gang with a Hunka Junk

3 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Franchise rivalry is nothing new. DC Comics and Marvel have had a long-standing tiff, and even Star Wars and Star Trek have been known to lock horns in the hearts and minds of fans for decades now. But DC and Star Wars? They don’t have a beef with each other, right? Well maybe the franchises […]

Zachary Quinto Gives Updates On ‘Heroes Reborn’, ‘Star Trek 3?

3 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

While Tim Kring’s 2006 television series Heroes may have left a bad taste in some mouths, one thing that most fans had in common was the love of the characters.  Viewers were genuinely interested in what would happen to Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia); audiences cheered anytime the series focused on Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka); fans […]

Welcome to Fantastic Fest X! – A Non-stop Cortège of Badass Genre Movies, Video Games & Drunken Debaucherys,

3 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

This is the best week of the year. Seriously. If you’ve never been to Fantastic Fest before, start saving now to book your flight to Austin, Texas in 2015. Even if you have no idea what Fantastic Fest is as you’re reading this article, just start monitoring your bank account and scanning Southwest Airlines’ website for cheap […]

New ‘Arrow’ Poster & S.T.A.R. Labs Featurette Brings the Speed

3 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

As the October 8th premiere of  season three of Arrow and the pilot of The Flash creeps ever so closer, we’ve got a new promotional poster for Arrow and a new featurette video on S.T.A.R. Labs (Scientific and Technological Advanced Research Labs). While DC may be having issues getting its Cinematic Universe rolling, the DC […]

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