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Brian Chu
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Brian Chu is a Staff Writer for Nerd Reactor and aspiring Jeopardy contestant. He thinks Picard is the best captain, Cumberbatch is the best Holmes, Bale is the best Batman, and Tennant is the best Doctor. Follow him @chumeister

Seven most anticipated films at Tribeca Film Festival

As Tribeca Film Festival enters its second week, there are many films that have are catching my eye. Here are the top 7 anticipated films that will be screening at the

Kelly Marie Tran joins cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Newcomer Kelly Marie Tran is introduced in Star Wars: The Last Jedi An important casting decision revealed itself amid the hype that was the new trailer for The Last Jedi.

Overwatch adds new PVE mode with Uprising Event

Join Your Friends and Travel to the Past in the new Uprising Event As much as I enjoy Overwatch, my FPS skills are no longer (were they ever?) able to

Crazy Rich Asians movie adds Sonoya Mizuno to cast

Another Joins the Cast of Crazy Rich Asians Crazy Rich Asians, John M. Chu’s film based on Kevin Kwan’s international bestseller, has been filling up its cast. These include a

Chris Evans trades in shield for family drama in Gifted (movie review)

After two high profile Spider-Man movies, director Marc Webb just can’t seem to quit superheroes. (Or at least the actors that play them.) In Webb’s latest film, Gifted, the only

Watch Warriors star Steph Curry belt out some Frozen and Moana Tunes

Two-time MVP and all around NBA nice guy Steph Curry has solidly staked his claim as one of the most liked players currently in the NBA. His silky smooth shooting has kids

Better Call Saul begins to intertwine Breaking Bad into Season 3

With the shadow of one of the most beloved TV dramas of all time looming over it like a 747 over Albuquerque, the first two seasons of Better Call Saul

First look photos for new Tomb Raider Reboot

The rebirth of iconic video game heroine Lara Croft has had a very strong run of it the past few years. Nearly 20 years after the intrepid explorer broke out

New trailer for Mystery Science Theater 3000 released

It’s hard not to love the casting for Mystery Science Theater 3000′s two new Mads in the upcoming remake of this cult classic TV show. Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt

Second Red Nose Actually teaser trailer released

In a little over two months, all questions will be answered…about that modest holiday film that ended up become a defacto holiday standard, Love Actually. There are few modern movies

New CBS comedy pilot from HIMYM creators add Kristen Johnston

Variety reported that Kristen Johnston (Third Rock from the Sun) has joined the cast of Real Life, a new pilot from Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, creators of the long-running hit

New trailer released for Transformers: The Last Knight

The latest trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight has been released and it sets a very different tone from previous trailers for the film. Although the non-stop robot action is still

Justin Lin to direct The Stand Off for Netflix

Netflix continues to add to its impressive stable of premium original content, this time in the form of a new film by high profile director, Justin Lin. Deadline reports that

Capcom announces Disney Afternoon Collection

If you’re old enough to remember the theme song to Duck Tales, then chances are, you were also someone who grabbed every 8-bit NES title that Disney licensed out back

Deadpool 2 casts Atlanta star Zazie Beetz as Domino

As the cast of Deadpool 2 begins filling out, the sequel to the smash hit added an actress on the verge of stardom. Ryan Reynolds tweeted today that Zazie Beetz,

Interview: John Scalzi on his new novel, politics, and the winner of the Star Wars/Star Trek debate

It’s hard not to have an opinion about best-selling science fiction author John Scalzi. Perhaps you admire him for bringing us some of the most compelling sci-fi novels in the

Interview: Moana’s Auli’i Cravalho on Oscars performance, not giving up, and balancing career and school

The stresses faced by most teenagers likely don’t extend far beyond their next trigonometry exam or passing their driving test. But 16-year-old Auli’i Cravalho has to balance not only the

Moana star Auli’i Cravalho lands NBC pilot helmed by Jason Katims and Jeffrey Seller

As if singing an Oscar nominated song in front of millions of people at the Academy Awards wasn’t enough, the talented Auli’i Cravalho has added another high profile gig to

New trailer for upcoming season of Doctor Who looks fantastic!

The epic time traveling adventures of the Good Doctor and his new companion are nearly upon us. But for those who can’t wait another two months until the new season

Fist Fight is an entertaining brawl with a winning comedy cast

It’s hard to have outsized expectations for a movie that so blatantly tells you exactly what it’s about. Call this the Snakes on a Plane theory of movie reviews, if you will.