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New Batman v Superman toys are here

It’s a new year and it’s going to be a great year for superhero films. The first one of which I am extremely excited for is the new Batman v

PSA on vertical cell phone videos uses Star Wars brilliantly

Being on the internet can be hard. Just like horrible clothing trends, the internet is regularly plagued with annoyances like ugly and over-used fonts, web-traffic tickers, and Bitstrips. One trend

Week long Awesome Games Done Quick Charity Marathon 2016 is live!

It’s that time of year again where speedrunners across the world gather all for a good cause, showing off their gaming skills while raising money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick

66th Kohaku Uta Gassen features anime special

For the first time ever, Japan’s annual Kohaku Uta Gassen will premiere a special “Anime Kohaku” section! Kohaku Uta Gassen is Japan’s biggest and most popular show, taking place on

New update on KuroBas stage play cast

The official website for Kuroko no Basuke’s Stage Play, called Kuroko no Basuke: The Encounter, has revealed the cast members for five of the main characters of the series: Kuroko Tetsuya

When is it okay to spoil Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

Almost bigger than the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie itself is the online fear of the major plot points of the film being spoiled for those who have

New ‘Hoverboard’ laws to take effect in 2016 including wearing helmet

First it was the registration of drones, then it was people falling off “Hoverboards”/Balance Wheels, and now it’s new laws and restrictions taking into effect on January 1st, 2016. That’s

15 anime Christmas songs to add to your songlist

Christmas is here! With all the holiday celebrations, why not add some anime Christmas songs to your playlists? Here’s 12 non-traditional anime Christmas songs to consider adding to your music

Top 7 most unconventional Christmas movies

Ahhh the holidays! The time of year where we turn on the fireplace (or turn on Netflix to have the hour-long fireplace video play), pour yourself some hot cocoa, grab

Santa fights Jesus over Christmas… with lightsabers

Just in time for the holidays, we have a new video by The Dangerous Brew. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens making a killing right now and Christmas coming up,

Star Wars: A short time ago in a city very close to us (video)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is breaking records left and right, and the hype is still kicking. If you’re still hungry for more Star Wars, check out this new parody

Quentin Tarantino’s movies from worst to best

Real talk time. Any film buff who does not list Quentin Tarantino as one of the top 5 most influential directors of the past quarter century should probably have their

D.Gray-man returns with new TV anime series

At the annual Jump Festa event this year, Shueisha announced the return of epic series D.Gray-man with a whole new anime adaptation in 2016. The original anime aired and finished

A fan’s personal journey with Star Wars and the future

By Albert Liu Not too long ago in this galaxy we live in… I was a five-year-old looking for something to watch on TV. A commercial announced that the original

What do you get your Star Wars fanatic in your life? How about a pen!

Cross. A name synonymous with creating some of the finest writing instruments made in America. Since 1846, Cross has been at the forefront of the industry, producing some of most mechanically

The real-life pirates of Black Sails: New Providence and Charles Vane

Almost 2 years ago, Black Sails hit the small screen and changed the way we saw pirates. No longer were they eyepatch-wearing, parrot-on-shoulders, and over-pronouncing-the-letter-R type of pirates, but truly

Top 10 Video Games of 2015

It’s that time of year again, the gamer team at Nerd Reactor has come together to form our collaborative list of the Top 10 Games of 2015. The method we

Ghostbusters, The Shawshank Redemption and Top Gun added to National Film Registry

Every year, 25 films are selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. On Thursday, acting Librarian of Congress David Mao announced the selections for

Alan Tudyk announces Spectrum comic book series

In what can only be described as the most meta thing I’ve heard yet today, Alan Tudyk announced today that he will be launching Spectrum, a new comic book series about the

Brewery Ommegang set to release new Game of Thrones beer – Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale

In celebration of the sixth season of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, Brewery Ommegang will be releasing their newest brew – Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale. The brew