What Does THE LAST JEDI Novelization Tell Us About EPISODE IX?

The Last Jedi‘s novelization has been revealing all new details about the galaxy far, far away. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, we discussed what they might tell us about Episode IX, along with rumors of a new Grand Theft Auto, and Marvel‘s first ever story-based podcast. Leading today’s show was senior editor and host […]

Could John Cena Really Star in a DUKE NUKEM Movie?

Are we excited for either a Mighty Ducks TV show or a Duke Nukem movie starring John Cena? We answered those unexpected questions on today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, along with breaking down this year’s Oscar nominations. Joining Jessica Chobot today was producer Derek Johnson, editor Kyle Anderson, and Nerdist News writer Aliza Pearl. But […]

9 Films We Hope Get Oscar Nominations in 2018

With the Oscar nominations just over the horizon (January 24), we’ve been thinking about the movies we’ve loved this year that deserve serious Academy recognition. Though we know it’s unlikely that many of our genre-oriented picks will get the kind of consideration they deserve, we still believe that they have a chance for nods in […]


Welcome, Wednesday Warriors! It’s the first New Comic Book Day of the year, so let’s start things off on the right foot. Before you head to the local comic shop, arm yourself with a few recommendations—add a new title or two to your list. And for you big spenders out there, we also have a complete […]

Could Wolverine Team Up With Thor In the MCU?

In the far distant past of 2017, a crossover between 20th Century Fox’s X-Men movies and the Marvel Cinematic Universe seemed about as unlikely as a Marvel cameo by DC’s Superman. But the massive Disney and Fox deal was a real game-changer, with both the X-Men and the Fantastic Four possibly joining the MCU sometime in […]

The Best Films and Shows the Golden Globes Should Nominate This Year

The Golden Globe nominations are nearly here! This is thrilling news for us. While the too stodgy Academy Awards have long sniffed at genre films, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s awards are more inclusive, thanks in part to two categories dedicated to Best Motion Picture: Best Drama, and Best Comedy or Musical. They even toast […]