Fan Expo 2013 set to kick off with Stan Lee, Sports and Yoda burgers?


Everyone is getting pumped up for this weekend’s Canada’s largest convention, Fan Expo, and we Canucks are getting ready to get our geek on! This year’s event, which runs from Thursday through Sunday, will see some mega stars such as Nathan Fillion, Ron Perlman, Norman Reedus, Zachary Quinto  and more … Continue reading

NR Podcast #13: The Hollydeck seats 5…comfortably

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Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes In this episode of the Nerd Reactor Podcast, we talk about our trip to D23 Expo and Star Trek Las Vegas, discuss the Oculus Rift, and more nerdy goodness! Hosts: Holly Amos, Alger Alama, Jose Gutierrez, Mike Villarreal, Narvin Seegoolam, John Nguyen and … Continue reading

SyFy’s intro of Cosplay to TV: Heroes of Cosplay Episode 1 Review

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[Editor's Note: While Lawrence is friends with Riki and Yaya, this does not stop him from giving a critical review.] On my way to Anime Expo 2013 on July 3rd, I read in JFK airport about the show Heroes of Cosplay and read who’s going to be in it. They … Continue reading

D23 Expo: The mystery behind Tomorrowland


  One of the projects revealed that I was really looking forward to, was the Brad Bird directed film, Tomorrowland. We were introduced to a behind-the-scenes video describing the primary inspiration for the film. It involves Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, CA, where thousands of boxes are archived underground … Continue reading

D23 Expo: The Muppets return in Muppets Most Wanted


I’ve always been an avid Muppets fan since I was young, and it’s a great feeling to see that the franchise has stayed alive for this long. In the newest iteration, Muppets Most Wanted, Interpol is after the world’s most notorious criminal named Constantine. What’s so interesting about that you … Continue reading

D23 Expo: Maleficent looks to be magnificent


Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Motion Pictures, introduced multiple upcoming Disney films that are slated for release in the next few years. Within that lineup was the film Maleficent, which is the untold story of one Disney’s most memorable villains. According to Bailey, the film looks to follow Maleficent … Continue reading

D23 Expo: Captain America: The Winter Soldier clip description


After Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier was next to be revealed by Kevin Feige during the Marvel Studios showcase, everyone in the D23 Arena was treated to the footage that was shown in Hall H at this year’s Comic-Con. Which you can read about here. After the … Continue reading

SDCC ’13 : Interview with Jim Rash and Yvette Nicole Brown from Community


Nerd Reactor was fortunate enough to catch up with two of stars of the TV cult hit Community in the Comedy Central Lounge at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Yvette Nicole Brown and Jim Rash, who play Shirley and Dean Pelton respectively, talked to us about the fans, the show … Continue reading

SDCC ’13: Interview with the cast of Avatar: Legend of Korra (Janet Varney, David Faustino and P.J Byrne)

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Avatar: Legend of Korra is certainly trying to live up to the hype surrounding it. The show is coming off a successful first season despite those who doubted if it could match the level of its predecessor: Avatar: The Last Airbender. There’s little to no doubt anymore as fans of the … Continue reading

NR Podcast #11: Danger, Spoiler Alert!


Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes Here’s episode 11 of the Nerd Reactor Podcast. We spoil The Wolverine and Man of Steel and talk about online multiplayer in Batman: Arkham Origins, Fox expanding the X-Men universe and the biggest Star Trek Convention. Hosts: Holly Amos, Jose Gutierrez, Mark Pacis, … Continue reading

SDCC 2013: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Hall H panel and trailer description


The second panel during the Marvel Studios block is Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Attending the panel was directors Joe and Anthony Russo, Frank Grillo (Brock Rumlow), Emily Van Camp (Sharon Carter), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Scarlett … Continue reading

SDCC 2013: Guardians of the Galaxy Hall H panel and detailed footage description


The final panel during the Marvel Studios block is my most anticipated Phase 2 film, Guardians of the Galaxy. Marvel Studios head honcho stated that Guardians of the Galaxy started filming 14 days ago (at the time of the panel) so it was a complete surprise that James Gunn and the … Continue reading

Disney Infinity at SDCC 2013: Collecting figures and playing as Disney characters

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At E3 2013, Disney really went big to promote the upcoming Disney Infinity game/ultimate toy collection where you can play adventures with some of your favorite Disney character from a vast library including animated/live-action movies and cartoon series. While E3 is mostly for game industry and media, San Diego Comic-Con … Continue reading

Star Wars Celebration VII heads to Anaheim, CA just in time for Episode 7 in 2015


Star Wars Celebration is the official Star Wars convention produced by Lucasfilms. The convention travels all over the world every few years starting in 1999. The years are very sporadic, usually to coincide with the release, re-release or anniversary of a Star Wars movie. During Star Wars Celebration Europe II … Continue reading