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WGN America’s ‘Underground’ leaves us feeling powerless, yet determined to fight!

What’s a man supposed to do when he feels so powerless? The fear of not knowing where your next step will land. The emptiness in the pit of your stomach

Experiencing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is currently doing soft openings for its newest land addition – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The official opening of the world takes place on April

Potterheads rejoice! ‘Magic in North America’ stories coming this week on Pottermore

Just announced on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling has penned four new stories about the history of magic in North America. The first story will be released on March 8th at 9

Movie News Guide accuses Gaiman’s American Gods of white-washing by casting black actor?

Well this certainly isn’t online journalism’s finest moment. On Friday, media website Movie News Guide published an article titled “Starz ‘American Gods’ Criticized For Casting Ricky Whittle As Shadow; Book

Darth Maul is a menace in this badass Star Wars fan film

Darth Maul is a fan-favorite character thanks to his cool design and awesome fighting skills. It’s a shame that he met his end at the end of The Phantom Menace.

Marvel To Recast all Actors in the MCU and Marvel Netflix Series

It looks like everyone that has any issue with Marvel’s casting can rejoice! Marvel will no longer go through with Finn Jones (Game of Thrones) as Danny Rand for the

Power ranking MTG’s Oath of the Gatewatch Intro Packs

We’ve all been there.. standing at the store looking at the Magic the Gathering Intro Packs, and trying to decide which one to buy. You sloppily fumble through your phone

The streets of Los Angeles are running wild with ‘Zootopia’! (EXCLUSIVE)

  So I heard this great joke the other day. What happens to a frog’s car when it breaks down? It gets toad away! Mind you, it wasn’t that funny

The horror of Silent Hills’ P.T. gets remade in live-action

Remember P.T.? One of the scariest video games ever created? The only catch was that it was a DEMO for Silent Hills, a game that will never come out because Konami hates

Pokémon Boutique opens at JapanLA for Pokémon 20th Anniversary

It’s hard to believe that Pokémon is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Saturday, February 27th, fans all across the United States celebrated “Pokémon Day” by visiting different locations like GameStop, Toys ‘R’ Us,

MTG: The ‘Vault’ is re-opened as Magic announces latest set

From dragons to angels, From the Vault has been a consistent set release that many fans have anticipated year in and year out. Re-releasing cards that once held its own

NR’s Glen Oscar picks, snubs, and locks

Another year has passed and another fine selection of films and performances has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 88th annual Academy Awards air

MTG: Conspiracy is back with a new set

Fans of the Magic the Gathering Conspiracy format have reasons to celebrate now that the latest installment has been officially announced. Conspiracy Take the Crown will be the name of the

The 2016 Saturn Awards nominations have been announced!

The Saturn Awards, presented by The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, have announced the 2016 nominations for this year’s annual Awards show this June. Star Wars: The

Escape the Illuminati in this new SoCal Escape Room made by Blizzard designers

Over the past few years or so, we here at Nerd Reactor have become very fond of escape rooms. We’ve collectively done over 10 in the So Cal area alone.

Hideo Kojima body pillows are a thing

Body hug pillows aren’t unusual at anime conventions. However, certain types will raise eyebrows; for example, seeing a body pillow of Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima. If you were

Guillermo del Toro will do whatever Hideo Kojima wants

Hideo Kojima, the creator of Metal Gear Solid, received an award and a standing ovation during the DICE awards. He and movie director Guillermo del Toro revealed during DICE Summit

Pretty in Pink brings back the nostalgia with 30 year anniversary

The ’80s were a great in history. From the advancements in technology and science to the beginning of globalization, this time period saw some of the biggest steps ever taken in

Magic the Gathering announces Eternal Masters

Magic the Gathering announced Monday that the next set to be released will be none other than Eternal Masters, a set that will bring nostalgia to longtime players. Eternal Masters

The real seascape for Miyazaki’s Ponyo is saved

After nine years, Hiroshima’s prefectural government finally decided to drop the controversial land reclamation project for Tomonoura bay. Tomonoura and its seaside landscape are the inspiration for the setting for