Upcoming Supernatural Thriller ‘American Satan’ Features A Star-Studded Cast!

Just in time for the Halloween season comes the supernatural thriller from director and writer Ash Avildson (son of the legendary Academy Award-winning director John Avildson) American Satan. The film is packed with a star-stud...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 
 
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SMT: Sitdown with ‘It Stains’ and ‘Jigsaw’s’ Brittany Allen

Kick Fall off with SMT as we sit down with "It Stains the Sands Red" and "Jigsaw" star, Brittany Allen!
by Jason Stewart
 

 
 

Safdie Brothers’ ‘Good Time’ Coming to Blu-ray and DVD

From the Safdie brothers comes a crime drama starring Robert Pattinson and Jennifer Jason Leigh. And if a film having the “certified fresh” stamp of approval from Rotten Tomatoes means anything at all to you then yo...
by Chris Salce
 

 

 

Wes Anderson Returns To the world of Stop Motion With ‘Isle of Dogs’

‘Isle of Dogs’ tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, the 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Isla...
by Sean McAloon
 

 
 

CANON OF FILM: ‘Paris, Texas’

This week, we will be looking at Wim Wenders‘ classic, ‘Paris, Texas‘ in honor of Harry Dean Stanton, who recently passed. For the genesis of CANON OF FILM, you can click here. PARIS, TEXAS (1984) Director: Wi...
by David Baruffi
 

 
 

Age of ‘mother!’ during the ‘Age of Ultron’: Auteur vs Tentpole

Full disclosure, I will not spoil 'mother!' I think it’s incredibly vital to the film and the filmmakers that most of the film stay under wraps. For better or worse, I went into the film as blind as I could and left…blind ...
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‘Tomb Raider’ Trailer & Poster Released

The reboot of 'Tomb Raider' has finally released it's first trailer! Directed by Roar Uthaug (The Wave), the trailer seems to focus heavily on the action.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

When Creature Met Sally: New ‘The Shape of Water’ Clip

The Shape of Water is already earning accolades and is said to be Guillermo del Toro‘s best film yet. With all of these good things associated with the film it’s easy to see why it’s one of the most anticipate...
by Chris Salce
 

 

 

‘Battle of the Sexes’ Clip & Featurette Released

In preparation for the movie's sure-to-be awards run, Fox Searchlight have released two clips and a featurette for the film.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

First Trailer for Upcoming Spy Thriller ‘Red Sparrow’

Dominika Egorova is many things. 
 A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs. 
A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit. 
 A master of seductive and m...
by Sean McAloon
 

 
 

Can We Stop with the Damn ‘Rotten Tomatoes’ Outrage?!

The real reason for the rise of 'Rotten Tomatoes', so nobody else will write their own damn article on it!
by David Baruffi
 

 

 

Box Office Roundup: ‘It’ Tops the Box Office For Second Weekend

It tops the box office for the second straight week.
by Peter Towe
 

 
 

Jamie Lee Curtis Returns For 40th Anniversary ‘Halloween’ Movie. But Can The Series Stay Relevant?

It was strongly hinted on social media that True Lies star, Jamie Lee Curtis will be reprising her role as the virginal Laurie Strode in the upcoming Halloween sequel, scheduled to be released on October 19th,...
by Lee Skavydis
 

 
 

Details on ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ In-home Release

Here’s some good news for all of you sci-fi or Luc Besson fans: we have ALL the details on the in-home release of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets! And it sounds like it will be loaded with bonus features. SANT...
by Chris Salce
 

 

 

It’s Official! J.J. Abrams Will Return To Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

(AOTN) After much speculation and a ton of shifting Disney has officially confirmed that director J.J. Abrams will be returning to the ‘Star Wars film franchise and is set to direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX‘.  ...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 
 

‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ Gets A Release Date

John Wick will indeed be back and it will be the final film of the franchise. That’s until someone decides to give it an unnecessary reboot 5 years from now but until then we will get to see Keanu Reeves in the suit one m...
by Chris Salce
 

 
 
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‘Justice League’: Will Superman Have a Black Suit?

A recent toy release for 'Justice League'  shows the black suited Superman made most famous from 'The Death of Superman' storyline that was initiated in 'BvS'.
by Taylor Salan
 

 

 

First Look at David Harbour’s ‘Hellboy’

A first look of the rebooted Hellboy has been released by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola via Twitter. The image below is actor David Harbour as the half-demon hero and it looks really similar to Guillermo del Toro‘s and Ron...
by Chris Salce
 

 
 
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CANON OF FILM: ‘Playtime’

In the second edition of CANON OF FILM, we take a look a Jacques Tati‘s ‘Playtime’. For the genesis of CANON OF FILM, you can click here. “PLAYTIME” (1967) Director: Jacques Tati Screenplay: Jacque...
by David Baruffi
 

 
 

At Last, Patty Jenkins Is Officially Confirmed To Direct ‘Wonder Woman 2’

(AOTN) There were many rumors swirling about whether or not director Patty Jenkins would be once again taking the helm to direct “Wonder Woman 2” after the amazing success that the first “Wonder Woman” e...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 

 

‘Blade Runner 2049’: New Clip and Poster; Runtime Revealed

'Blade Runner 2049' is officially less than a month away. Let that sink in. This is one of those rare films that has the promise of being the first good sequel to a beloved classic. Luckily, the film boasts a major amount of ta...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
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‘Star Wars: Episode 9’: Why Colin Trevorrow Left

Earlier this week, yet another bombshell was dropped in the 'Star Wars' universe with the firing of Colin Trevorrow as director of 'Star Wars: Episode 9'. In what has been a fairly rough summer for Lucasfilm, the firing of Tevo...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
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CANON OF FILM: ‘Citizen Kane’

In the first edition of CANON OF FILM, we take a look at ‘Citizen Kane‘ in honor of it’s 76th birthday earlier this week. You can find the backstory on the inception of CANON OF FILM here. CITIZEN KANE (1941) ...
by David Baruffi
 

 

 

The Hype For ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Is In Full Swing

(AOTN) Tickets have already went on sale for Marvel Studio’s highly anticipated “Thor: Ragnarok” which is set to hit theaters on November 3rd! To add even more to the hype, Marvel Studios has also unveiled new...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 
 

Top 5 Football Films

Grab your beer, set your lineups and welcome the new football season! Yes, thats right! The 2017-2018 NFL season is here and to help kickoff this season I’ve decided to do a top five dedicated to films about the sport. I ...
by Chris Salce
 

 
 

Stephen King Says He Is A Fan Of The New ‘IT’ Film

(AOTN) Were only days away from the theatrical release of “IT”. The highly anticipated movie has been widely praised, by the lucky few that have been fortune enough to check the film out. The king of horror, Mr. Ste...
by Stephen Nepa
 

 

 

CANON OF FILM: The Backstory

This being my first post on Age of the Nerd, I feel a slight need to introduce myself before I introduce this hopefully continuous and long-running feature here. I’m David Baruffi, and years ago, I created something called 'C...
by David Baruffi
 

 
 
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Rumor: Lex Luthor Cut From ‘Justice League’

Despite how you may feel about Eisenberg's portrayal of Superman's arch-nemesis, there's no doubt that the character was grossly miswritten in concept. Eisenberg was previously confirmed by WB to have some presence in the movie...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

Colin Trevorrow No Longer Directing Star Wars Episode IX

Yet another director is out of a job when it comes to directing a Star Wars film. This time it’s Colin Trevorrow. Disney has released a statement regarding the departure of Trevorrow from Star Wars: Episode IX. Via StarWa...
by Chris Salce
 

 

 

Meet The New Line Of Replicants As We Gear Up For ‘Blade Runner 2049’

(AOTN) Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery lea...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 
 
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‘SPF-18’ Trailer

This trailer for 'SPF-18' seems reminiscent of recent coming of age tales like 'The Kings of Summer' and 'The Way, Way Back', mixed with the cheekiness of a show like 'The O.C.'.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
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Director Andy Muschietti And Actor Bill Skarsgard Say Their Version Of ‘IT’ Is ‘Something Completely Different’

(AOTN) We recently had the chance to catch up with director Andy Muschietti and actor Bill Skarsgard during a press conference for the upcoming Warner Bros/New Line Cinema film “IT” which is set to hit theaters on S...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 
 
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Batman Will Be More Traditional In ‘Justice League’

The overall praise for Affleck's portrayal has been strong, but many have had problems with certain aspects of Batman that were changed for those movies. Luckily, in a recent interview with EW, Affleck confirmed that the char...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
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New ‘IT’ Clips Showcase Even More Terror And Suspense!

(AOTN) We couldn’t be any more hyped about the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic novel “IT“. It is sure to be hands down one of the scariest films of the summer! It is shaping up to be qu...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 

 

‘Super Troopers 2’ Red-Band Trailer Unleashed

The sequel follows our lovable band of heroes as they deal with a "border dispute" that somehow involves a group of Canadian mounties. While the trailer itself serves mainly as an announcement, we do know that Jay Chandrasekha...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Annabelle: Creation Review

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Our Review 4 / 5 - Very Good
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Nick Fury Won’t be in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ or ‘Avengers 4’

'Avengers: Infinity War' is pretty much bringing every major character that Marvel has ever set up. One person who definitely won't return will be Samuel L. Jackson, who has confirmed that he will not appear in 'Avengers: Infin...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

‘Captain Marvel’ Gains New Screenwriter

Although audiences have yet to see her work on the big screen, Robertson-Dworet also penned 'Gotham City Sirens', the upcoming 'Suicide Squad' spinoff.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

Exclusive Interview With Producer, Director And Writer Deon Taylor

(AOTN) We were honored to have the chance to catch up with true Renaissance Man producer, director and writer Deon Taylor. Taylor and his film studio Hidden Empire Film Group are poised to have an absolutely phenomenal year. Cu...
by Kristyn Clarke
 

 

 

‘Mission Impossible 6’ Enters Hiatus Due to Tom Cruise Injury

Last week, we learned that Tom Cruise was injured on the set of 'Mission Impossible 6'. The accident happened while performing his own stunt (as he is well known to do), jumping form building to building. Although no official ...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

Nerd News Weekly Ep. 3

Watch as host Taylor Salan discusses the latest news from Avengers: Infinity War, the newly announced and much reviled Disney streaming service, and recently revealed plot details of the cancelled Amazing Spider-Man 3.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

‘Bond 25’ – Daniel Craig Will be Back One More Time

Since the release of the abysmal Spectre in 2015, people have been wondering if Daniel Craig would return for 'Bond 25'. For awhile, it seemed that Craig wasn't interested in returning into the titular role. After nearly two ...
by Taylor Salan
 

 

 
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‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ Trailer

Since his inception in the late 1920's Winnie the Pooh has become a worldwide phenomenon, featuring countless books and adaptations throughout the characters' existence. Throughout this time, the story has never been told about...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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‘Captain Marvel’ Concept Art Revealed

‘Captain Marvel‘ hasn’t even begun production yet, and we’ve already learned a lot about the film. After shuffling release dates several times, the film finally landed on a March 8, 2019 release date. We...
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 

‘Battle of the Sexes’ Trailer & Poster

Fox Searchlight have released the official poster and trailer for 'Battle of the Sexes'. The comedy-drama, which stars Emma Stone and Steve Carrell, loosely follows the real life events of the tennis match between Billie Jean K...
by Taylor Salan