NR’s Bob: My top 10 nerd movies of 2013

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This year, 2013, was a year filled with some pretty good nerdy movies, but it isn’t even close to what 2015 will bring, so I guess, we will just have to deal with my top 10 based on what was available. That may sound a bit pessimistic, but 2015 will … Continue reading

6 films in…’The Twilight Zone’

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A friend and I were talking the other day and he mentioned an episode of the Twilight Zone Podcast with Tom Elliot, wherein he interviews the author of the “Twilight Zone Companion”, Marc Scott Zicree. In the interview, host Tom Elliot and Zicree discuss the status of DiCaprio’s Twilight Zone … Continue reading

Hey Arnold, Rugrats, and Recess all grown up!

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In short, Celeste is an Omaha, Nebraska-native, English-major, Art-minor and an excellent doodler! Showcasing some compilations of her artwork, she’s currently working on designs dedicated from Disney’s Recess. Her previous homages are the grown-up series dedicated to Rugrats and Hey Arnold!. Although some people noted, “Why are they all hipsters?” … Continue reading

Ottawa Pop Expo 2013 Masquerade Gallery, plus Heroes of Cosplay

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Before the Ottawa Pop Expo Masquerade even started, there was a large amount of buzz surrounding it. Shortly before the convention, it was announced that Syfy’s controversial TV show Heroes of Cosplay would be filming an episode in Canada’s capital. Given the show’s penchant for drama, the reaction to the … Continue reading

Pirates, princesses, & the gender conundrum

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io9 posted a piece earlier this week, which detailed a recent episode of Kevin Smith’s podcast “Fatman on Batman” in which writer Paul Dini (Batman the Animated Series, creator of Harley Quinn) discussed the cancellation of Beware the Batman, The Green Lantern Corps and Young Justice. Then the discussion turns … Continue reading

Gilligan’s Island Reboot gets Josh Gad

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Warner Bros. has recently acquired the star from Frozen, Josh Gad. He is scheduled to help write the script for the Gilligan’s Island reboot alongside Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez. Gad, who is mostly known for The Book of Mormon from the Broadway musical, sounds like a fairly good choice to help pen this piece. … Continue reading

Ottawa Pop Expo 2013 Cosplay Gallery

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As first year cons go, they are usually not without incident. They usually start out small and they usually suffer in terms of participation and attendance. With exams looming for a large section of the geek population, it would have been all too easy for this con to flop in … Continue reading

The Lord of the Ring’s Rivendell brought to life by 200,000 LEGO bricks

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With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hitting theaters today, artist Alice Finch and David Frank have teamed up to give us a giant Lego set of Rivendell, the home of Elrond from the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films. The elf haven is built using over 200,000 LEGO … Continue reading

Meet the 11 nerds for TBS’ King of the Nerds Season 2

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TBS has just revealed the new nerds for King of the Nerds Season 2. That’s 11 nerds total including Zachary (fantasy writer), Chris (structural engineer), Josh (game blogger), Mary Kate (aerospace engineering student), Jack (bioengineering student), Katie (roboticist and puppeteer), Brian (library science scholar), Nicole (chemist), Xander (LARP enthusiast), Kelsey … Continue reading

The OMEn Chronicles, a Harry Potter fan film

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Harry Potter was last seen in theaters in 2011. Since then, the admiration of fans worldwide has not ceased. With the explosive spellcasting effects that ramped up since Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), it was only a matter of time before fans were able to effectively duplicate … Continue reading

Sesame Street spoofs ‘The Lord of the Rings’

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The iconic PBS kids show has become pretty good at making some extremely hilarious parodies of many popular films and TV shows. True Blood, The Pirates of the Caribbean and The Hunger Games are just of few that have been spoofed. Naturally, just in time for The Hobbit: The Desolation … Continue reading

10 things I want in a new (Disney-distributed) Indiana Jones film

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As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Disney has purchased the distribution rights from Paramount for future installments in the Indiana Jones series. There’s also been some rumors circulating that have Harrison Ford negotiating his participation in the upcoming Star Wars films for assurances that Indiana Jones 5 will happen. … Continue reading

Bradley Cooper shows love for fellow Guardians of the Galaxy Co-Star

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When we heard that Bradley Cooper was going to voice our favorite gun-toting raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy, a lot of us were fairly skeptic. Of course it wasn’t on the same level as Ben Affleck playing Batman, since that’s a whole other monster entirely. Anyways, most of us … Continue reading