Review: Under the Skin

Review: <em>Under the Skin</em>

Based on Michael Faber’s novel of the same name, Under the Skin is a science fiction character study starring Scarlett Johansson as an alien “woman” who preys on men in Scotland. Directed by Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast), the film is low on dialogue but heavy on imagery and message. Taking a unique view of what it is to be human and to understand the nuance of human interaction. This is accomplished via physical attraction through the eyes of an alien.

Review: Transcendence

Review: <em>Transcendence</em>

Movies do well when they get you immersed in their world. Get you involved in their plots. Get you to care about their characters. Make you ask questions that you want answers to. Transcendence, a wannabe blockbuster that “explores” the concept of transhumanism (a real concept with a real Wikipedia entry) does none of those things.

The Nerdpocalypse Podcast – Ep 129: Holla Back Youngin, Hoooo Hoooo!

The Nerdpocalypse Podcast – Ep 129: <em>Holla Back Youngin, Hoooo Hoooo!</em>

This week on The Nerdpocalypse Podcast the crew talks science advancements  in the growth of needed body parts, breathing without oxygen, Juggalo Coins, Eisner Awards, Dick Grayson’s new adventures, “Superior” movies, Jaden Smith vs. slavery, Japanese penis festivals, and much more. Image via Andy G. from The FlawedCast Network

X-Men: Days of Future Past Final Trailers Released

<em>X Men: Days of Future Past</em> Final Trailers Released

Bryan Singer’s upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past has 2 previous trailers that have received mixed reviews from the nerd community. The staff here at The Nerdpocalypse have been less than impressed to say the least. Lacking any real “wow” moments the first two trailers played heavily to the nostalgia of the first two X-films instead of blazing their own path. However, this latest trailer aims to get everyone onboard for the May 23rd release.

Love School for Nerds Podcast – Ep20: Love after Cancer

Love School for Nerds Podcast – Ep20: <em>Love after Cancer</em>

This week on Love School for Nerds, Jay and Abiola respond to a letter from a woman who is in a relationship with a man who has lost his brother to cancer. Due to this fact, their romantic relationship has greatly suffered. The writer of the email wants to figure out how to cope with lack of intimacy issues, depression, etc with her grieving partner. Take a listen and find out what Jay and Abiola have to say about it.

DC Celebrates Batman’s 75 Anniversary with Strange Days short

DC Celebrates Batmans 75 Anniversary with <em>Strange Days</em> short

DC is celebrating Batman’s 75th anniversary with a Bruce Timm produced animated short entitled Batman: Strange Days. The short shows Batman taking on a mysterious giant and Hugo Strange. Check out the short below:

The Nerdpocalypse Podcast – Ep 128: Mojo Jojo Science

The Nerdpocalypse Podcast – Ep 128: <em>Mojo Jojo Science</em>

This week on The Nerdpocalypse Podcast the guys discuss 3D printing, Amazon Dash, real life Zombie Shooters, Marvel’s Deathlok upcoming solo comic, Chiwetel Ejiofor in the new James Bond movie, Dr. Doom casting in the Fantastic Four reboot, Goonies sequel in the works, Marvel Cinematic Universe schedule info, Sinister Six movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and much more.

How Captain America: The Winter Soldier shapes the MCU

How <em>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</em> shapes the MCU

Article contains spoilers of Captain America: The Winter Soldier

After seeing the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier unfold any fan can see the fractures that are going to effect certain aspects of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Cap2 presents a full dismantling of the SHIELD organization in the end. Where Agents of SHIELD goes next is probably the biggest question.

Love School for Nerds Podcast – Ep19: She isn’t in love

Love School for Nerds Podcast – Ep19: <em>She isn’t in love</em>This week on Love School for Nerds, Jay and Abiola respond to a letter from a guy who doesn’t know if he should continue to try and win his wife back or just leave her. He receives mix signals constantly from her, and remains confused as to what to do next. Take a listen and find out what Jay and Abiola have to say about it.

Star Wars Episode VII is filming now!!!