5 Common Movie Clichés

Part of the attraction to movies, especially ones that are on the lower end of the promotional scale, is taking delight in affectionately absorbing their cliche moments. Ones in which have become so commonplace that we often no...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

5 Movie Villains You Agreed With

Many motion pictures contain the theme of the battle between darkness and light. That darkness can come in many different forms depending on the narrative. But the most common shape is in the embodiment of the villain. The bad ...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Rob Zombie’s ‘Halloween.’ A 10 Year Retrospective

The Halloween movie series had arrived at a difficult place back in 2002 when Dimension released Halloween: Resurrection, starring rapper Busta Rhymes and incorporating the then new Big Brother style concept into it's narrative...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer #2 Breakdown

Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures’ love child Spider-Man: Homecoming has had its second trailer released and it’s time for a trailer breakdown! Watch the official second trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, below. &nb...
by Chris Salce
 

 
 
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‘Legion’ is Hypnotically Intense

“Legion” is not afraid to spread its wings narratively and challenge its audience to unfold the wrinkles of their own brains along the way. It has quickly became one of my staple shows and here's why.
by Joseph Belgrade
 

 
 

‘Bates Motel’: The Final Season So Far

Psycho and Bates Motel have finally collided in what is the final season of A&E's Bates Motel, starring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore as the mentally troubled young motel manager whose evil alter ego could endanger everybod...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

5 Vs Movies That Should Happen

Kong: Skull Island has recently made over $61,000,000 at the box office, signalling that audiences have not got tired of the largest cinematic ape. The film has garnered mixed opinions but plans for a King Kong v Godzilla movie...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Summer Movies 2017: Encountering Aliens Both Friendly and Hostile

It’s ultimately hard to believe the summer and its movie season are already approaching, but the season is quickly making its way here and, if the new trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy and Alien: Covenant are any indicator...
by William Coffey
 

 
 

5 Times When The Academy Awards Faced The Unexpected!

This year's Oscar ceremony is almost upon when it takes place this coming Sunday on February 26th. It may be fair to say that the nominees, especially for categories such as Best Picture, are hardly appetizing but it will be in...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Closing the IMDb Boards: A Needed Wake-Up Call for the Internet

That’s right. Coming this President’s Day to a monitor near you, all of IMDb’s message boards are being permanently deactivated,joining the ranks of numerous social media sites that once bustled with traffic and life and ...
by William Coffey
 

 
 

Filming Of ‘The Predator’ Will Commence Probably Next Week!

It has been revealed that cameras will start rolling to film The Predator some time in the next seven days. Shane Black, who has penned the screenplay for the upcoming film, plans to make the next installment in the franchise...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 
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Can “Secret Empire” Lead to Marvel’s “Rebirth?”

Can a Hydra-loving Captain America bring an era of good feeling (and good sales) back to the Marvel Universe?
by Jason Stewart
 

 

 

Why It Is Time For Stunt Crew To Get Recognition By The Oscars!

Movie stunts are, you could say, some of the most jaw dropping highlights of many different kinds of movies, whether they are globally established or relatively unknown with smaller budgets developed by a group of passionate fo...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Titanic 20 Years On: A Look At It’s Legacy

It is hard to believe that twenty years have nearly gone by since the release of James Cameron's Titanic. The director already became famous by directing established low and high budget action films such as The Terminator and T...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

5 Hilarious And Revealing Movie Mistakes

Movie mistakes. Titanic, Lord of the Rings, Commando, The Godfather...they all have them. Motion pictures are developed by many of the best in the business, but that does not prevent a goof or two from getting through on camera...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

A Look At 5 Underrated Sequels

Most people know that sequels are commonly the death of what starts as a good movie concept. The film making industry's main focus is to make as much money as possible, but while the money rolls in quality ideas often get harde...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

The Best And Worst Shark Movies To Have Hit Theaters

The long awaited prehistoric shark movie, Meg will be hitting theaters on 2nd March in 2018. Action star Jason Statham is heading a cast of relatively unknown actors, leading to the belief that perhaps this film will be more ac...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Revisiting Batman & Robin: Is it Still THAT Bad?

1997 may be memorable for the release of director James Cameron's masterful epic movie, Titanic but it is also relatively easy to recall that Batman franchise killer Batman & Robin was unleashed upon the viewing public, facing ...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Pete’s 2016 Media Diary

Another year in the books without a single book read. I did watch a number of movies and television shows, here's my full 2016 media diary.
by Peter Towe
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Terrible Scenes That Ruined 5 Movies

No feature is perfect, even if millions of dollars have been poured into it's creation process. Some have come quite close, although most would agree that even the most classical movie has it's flaws. But every so often, a pict...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Ranking The Spider-Man Movies From Worst To Best

A teaser for the upcoming Spiderman: Homecoming trailer has been released hinting at an upgrade for our web slinging hero. Spiderman: Homecoming will be the sixth Spiderman film to be released since Sam Raimi's original release...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

8 Hollywood Couples Who Hit It Off On Set

Star Wars star, Carrie Fisher has admitted that she once had a fling with Harrison Ford when the two worked together on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. The affair ended shortly after filming had completed, althou...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

10 Most Shocking And Sad Movie Deaths

Hollywood is known for it's happy endings. In fact, it has become a little too predictable, one would say. It is a refreshing experience when filmmakers attempt to take a turn away from the usual route during the course of a mo...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Why The Darkness of Henry Cavill’s Superman Is Befitting

Superman has been putting in a fair number of appearances in the past few years all beginning with the release of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel and it's critically panned follow up, Batman vs Superman. In the past couple of weeks,...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Knight Rider Gets The Reboot Treatment Again: What They Need To Get Right!

It was announced earlier today that the classic 1982 television show, Knight Rider is getting the reboot treatment once again. Production details are sketchy at the moment but Justin Lin, producer of Fast&Furious will be taking...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Rating The Halloween Movies From Worst To Best

Halloween is just ten days away now here in 2016. Soon it will be time to get the candy ready for the little ones who will come knocking adorned in scary outfits while an endless supply of horror movies will be plastered all ov...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

A Look At Five Of The Greatest Movie Franchises

Filmmaking is one of the oldest existing arts today. It is created by the filmmakers to give them a path to let out their creative needs, while it is a form of escapism for many of us that pay our money to see their accomplishm...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Cinema’s Most Golden Boxing Pictures Examined

Hands of Stone finally got its US theatrical release last week after suffering from distribution issues that had once prevented any confirmed release date. It is the latest in the long line of biographical boxing movies that ha...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Agent Of Chaos: A Look Back On The Different Live Action Forms Of The Joker

Now that the hype machine, both negative and positive, for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is slowly coming to a halt, it is now safe for Ben Affleck to step out of the firing line after surprisingly being chosen for the rol...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

A Selection Of The Longest Time Gaps Between Sequels. And Were They Worth It?

Movie making is an art, that much most devoted film goers will appreciate. But sometimes that passion can override the harsh reality that movies are developed for financial gain. Sometimes this can be a good thing if fans of a ...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Will ‘The Shallows’ Be The Horror Shark Picture We Have Been Waiting For?

There are a wealth of motion pictures centering on the "shark attack" narrative. The Syfy channel has seemingly made it's mark with audiences with its Sharknado franchise for the comedy value it provides audiences. Other countl...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Brad Fuller Promises New Ground For Friday 13th Movie Return

Brad Fuller has described the planned new Friday 13th movie as an "origin-ish" take on the series. The producer stated, "It's an origin that no one has seen before. Obviously Pamela's there, but it's a little bit different f...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

How To Make A Worthy Halloween Sequel

John Carpenter was announced as returning to the Halloween franchise last week, albeit as executive producer. Plot and cast details are unknown but with the movie already being postponed more than once, might that be a sign tha...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Bates Motel: A Recap Of Season 4. And Looking Ahead!

There were some slight criticisms that Bates Motel had stagnated in it's second and third seasons of the telling of Norman Bates' early years, but with season 4 concluding on Monday night with possibly the most disturbing cessa...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

John Carpenter’s Best Horror Works: A Countdown

It has been announced that 68 year old legendary horror director, John Carpenter will be headlining the Simple Things Festival in Bristol, England on October 23rd.
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Jodie Foster’s 3 Most Memorable Roles

Award winning actress, Jodie Foster earned her spot on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Wednesday when she received her own star on the famous Hollywood boulevard. Starring in the likes of such classics as Taxi Driver, it is safe ...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

5 Great Alien Movies That Have Graced The Big And Small Screen

The new theatrical trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence recently surfaced online (you can see it here: http://www.ageofthenerd.com/2016/04/new-independence-day-resurgence-trailer-arrived/), and while interest may be modest ...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Ranking The Predator Movies From Worst To Best

It has been six years since the release of Predators. After the abysmal Alien vs Predator movies, it seemed righteous that we were given a decent solo Predator movie. Unfortunately, even though Predators was far superior in ter...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

A Look At 3 Of Cinema’s Gore Filled Scenes

When it comes to horror movies, they normally are delivered in a few different flavours. There are the psychological horror features that grab your attention by electing to be vague in the finer details of its narrative. Ambigu...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

How DC/WB Spin Negativity of ‘Batman v Superman’ Into Gold

ridiculous cries over the Internet from both fans and critics want to see Zack Snyder removed from the project. Ok, let's break that thought process down a bit and understand why that is never going to happen (or at least would...
by Sean McAloon
 

 
 

5 Movies That Defy Time

Movies are a wonderful form of entertainment. They are one of the most popular forms of joy for audiences the world over. Some are outright classics, while others do not even pretend to be but exist purely for what they set out...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Ranking the actors who have played Batman – from best to worst

Well, the day has finally arrived! The eagerly anticipated release of Batman vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice is upon us. And it is a certainty that fans of DC are not going to let the scathing critical reviews stop them from check...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 

 

Welcome to the “Grindhouse” Revival

Why a Visit to the New Beverly Should Be in the Plans of All Los Angeles Cinephiles This Weekend
by William Coffey
 

 
 
Black Panther

Marvel’s “Black Panther #1” Looks to Change the Game

With the cinema debut of comics’ first black superhero just around the corner with CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, Marvel Comics is primed to re-intro Wakanda’s Champion with his new series, BLACK PANTHER “A Nation U...
by Jason Stewart
 

 
 

The Revenant: The Little Oscar Engine That Shouldn’t

The red carpets have been laid out and freshly steamed across a good stretch of Hollywood Blvd. A “who’s who” of Hollywood’s most photogenic, ambitious and legendary ready themselves to file into the Dolby Theater to se...
by William Coffey
 

 

 

Age of the Nerd’s 2016 Oscar BATTLE!!!

With the 88th Academy awards mere days upon us, the staff of Age of the Nerd have convened to give our pics for the culmination of 2015's awards season. Unlike many previous years in recent memory, this year's academy awards se...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

The 4 Best Tearjerkers to Hit the Small Screen….Well, Almost!

What are come of the best 'tearjerker' movies to ever be made? Hit the jump to find out our opinion!
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

A Complete Visual Guide to the Making of ‘The Revenant’

Check out a complete Visual guide to the making of "The Revenant'
by Taylor Salan
 

 

 

VOTD: The Cinematography of “Chivo”

Check out our visual retrospective of the career of Emmanuel Lubezki, a.k.a. 'Chivo'.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

Why Hollywood Has Learned Nothing From Deadpool

We're not the only ones worried about the lessons that Hollywood is learning from the success of Deadpool.
by Taylor Salan