It’s official! Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen are Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron


We have reported about Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen closing in on becoming the sibling mutants, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch. Marvel today has confirmed with its recent official announcement. In the Avengers sequel, they won’t be known as “mutants”, since Fox Studios has the rights to use mutants and the X-Men. … Continue reading

OnStar Batman commercials bridged the gap between Batman films


In the early 2000s before superhero films became a dependable genre, Onstar commissioned a series of commercials featuring Batman to promote their new guiding system. Bare in mind, when these commercials started airing, the first X-Men film hadn’t hit theaters yet and Joel Schumacher’s Batman and Robin was still fresh in … Continue reading

The Avengers, Spider-Man and more to star in live-action tour

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Marvel has teamed up with Feld Entertainment to produce a live-action arena show that will be touring 85 cities in North America in its first two years. Marvel Universe LIVE! will feature Marvel characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Nick Fury, Falcon, and various SHIELD agents. Marvel villains … Continue reading

NR Podcast #26: Thor 2, Infinity Gems, Batman/Superman and PS4

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Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes l Twitter Warning: Spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen Thor: The Dark World. In this week’s Nerd Reactor Podcast, the gang talks about Thor: The Dark World, Thanos, the Infinity Gems, the Batman/Superman film and Batman’s outfit, and all the hype and scandal that’s surrounding the PlayStation … Continue reading

Adam Warlock’s Cocoon in Thor: The Dark World (SPOILERS)

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Anyone who is familiar with Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet storyline would be familiar with Adam Warlock. Adam Warlock is a cosmic-level character, dealing with the Guardians of the Galaxy, Thanos and Thor. If you’ve seen Thor: The Dark World, it’s safe to say that Thor deals a lot with cosmic beings. Although … Continue reading

James Gunn confirms that Thanos will make an appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy

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During the red carpet for Thor: The Dark World, director James Gunn talks about directing the end-credits scene at the end of Thor: The Dark World and talks about how Thanos will be in Guardians of the Galaxy. “Thanos is a character in our movie.” “He’s the main sort of… He … Continue reading

Guillermo Del Toro breathes life back into DC Cinematic Universe


As a long time DC fan, I was quite happy with the news that Guillermo Del Toro was going to help DC out by breathing some life into their cinematic universe. But how in the hell are you basically going to resurrect that dead universe back to life? Well the … Continue reading

The Infinity Gems and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe


[WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS!! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK!!] If you had recently watched Thor: The Dark World, you most likely saw the post credits scene which holds a huge message for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you left the theater early and didn’t see it, then you have … Continue reading

Glen’s review of Thor: The Dark World: A McMovie for the Masses

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The good news for Marvel fans is that there’s no end in sight for the company’s movie releases. Within the next couple years you’ll see Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers 2: Age of Ultron and Ant Man. But the same can’t be said for the actual … Continue reading

To Catch a Con Perv: A Nerd Reactor Investigation (Comikaze Expo 2013)

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We recently attended Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles, CA, and we wanted to do a segment to talk about the rising concern of pervs and creepers at conventions (and to parody To Catch a Predator). Our very own, Asian Professor X, catches con pervs in the act in To Catch … Continue reading

Awkward Conversations #65: Marvel vs. DC


Download l Previous Episodes l iTunes l RSS Epicness knows no bounds. Would Iron Man win against Batman? Thor or Superman? Awkward Conversations gives consideration to the age-old debate: who wins in a battle, Marvel or DC comic book heroes? Angry Baby and the gang are joined by the most guests ever on the program to … Continue reading

NR Podcast #25: The Struggle

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Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes In the latest Nerd Reactor Podcast, we talk about Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD episode 6, Ender’s Game, and talk about superheroes who kill vs. superheroes who don’t. Podcasters: Alger Alama, Jose Gutierrez III, Robert Galvan and John “Spartan” Nguyen.

Will we see Nightwing in the Superman vs. Batman film?


Art by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau In the Superman vs. Batman film, we know that Ben Affleck will be playing a tired and weary Batman against Henry Cavill’s young and powerful Superman. Shooting for the film has already begun, since the crew recently shot a scene in Los Angeles for a … Continue reading

Marvel and Netflix join forces to bring you Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones to the small screen


Giant Marvel news has just been announced this week. No, it has nothing to do with Ant-Man or anything in Phase 3. The news involves four characters that are about to make their way to the small screen. Marvel and Netflix have announced a deal that will bring Daredevil, Iron … Continue reading

Is Ben Affleck going to wear the Batman Noel suit for the Superman vs. Batman film?


Since we’re already getting a new actor (Ben Affleck) to play Batman in the Superman/Batman film, it makes sense for Batman to have a new suit as well. According to CBM, their intel claims that Batman’s suit in the upcoming movie will be based on the 2011 Batman: Noel graphic … Continue reading

Aaron Taylor-Johnson closes deal to become Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron


It has been reported before that Aaron Taylor-Johnson is set to play Pietro Maximoff, aka Quicksilver, in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron film. Now according to The Wrap, they have the scoop that he has “officially” closed the deal to becoming the gifted speedster. Their source is an individual … Continue reading

Justice League: War trailer released


The new DC animated movie, Justice League: War, just premiered its trailer via IGN. In it they open up with Darkseid (a weird looking Darkseid in my opinion). Let the invasion begin. And from there it looks like invaders have come to Earth to hold the inhabitants captive. It is based … Continue reading