Interviews

Composer Jim Dooley on creating the original score for Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (interview)

Having previously worked with director/producer Barry Sonnenfeld on ABC’s forensic fairytale Pushing Daisies, it only made sense when Sonnenfeld asked composer Jim Dooley to score the second season of Netflix’s

Interview: Composer Geoff Zanelli discusses Squadron 42 and Traffik scores

Fifteen years ago composers were compartmentalized into video game composers, film composers, television composers and commercial composers, but in recent years those labels have gone out the door. One reason

FoxNext VR Studio’s Brendan Handler talks Crisis on the Planet of the Apes

Crisis on the Planet of the Apes is the first VR game from 20th Century Fox’s new FoxNext VR Studio. With the game releasing earlier this week, we got a

AMC’s ‘Into the Badlands’ promises more action and expansion of the Badlands

AMC’s hit martial arts drama Into the Badlands returns for its third season next month. The network finally released the anticipated trailer for Into the Badlands at this year’s WonderCon and

How Nerdist’s Alicia Lutes is reclaiming ‘Fangirling’

In a geeky world, which was once dominated by fanboys arguing about which Star Wars movie was the best and the worst, fangirls weren’t all that welcome. They were even

Interview: Far Cry 5 lead writer Drew Holmes

Recently, we got a chance to sit down and pick the brain of Far Cry 5 lead writer, Drew Holmes. We wanted to find out a bit of the inner-workings

Composing duo WAZ-Jackson talks scoring upcoming Life Sentence and Youth & Consequences

With shows such as Rush Hour, Undateable, Surviving Jack and the comedy Cougar Town under their belts, husband-wife composing duo Waz and Jamie Jackson, known as WAZ-Jackson, are no strangers

Video game composer Matthew Carl Earl discusses ‘Arena of Valor’ score & more

If you like MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) games and have never heard of Tencent’s Arena of Valor, more than likely you will very soon. Arena of Valor was only

Interview: Jean-Claude Van Damme on Amazon’s action comedy Jean-Claude Van Johnson

Jean-Claude Van Johnson is available on Amazon Prime Video today, and fans can now see the muscles from Brussels return as an action star. This time he’s back with his

Life Is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode 3 ‘Hell Is Empty’ interview and preview

Fans of Life Is Strange will soon get to finish Chloe and Rachel’s journey when Life Is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode 3 ‘Hell Is Empty’ becomes available on

Tension creators reveal plans for The Lust Experience, an immersive, theatrical experience in LA

The Tension Experience: Ascension in Los Angeles last year placed many guests outside of their comfort zone. The two-and-a-half-hour theatrical experience messed with people’s senses and got under their skins. I

Composer Charlie Clouser dishes on the upcoming Jigsaw score & his favorite SAW moments

“Do you wanna play a game?” Just like James Wan, Leigh Wannell, Tobin Bell and Kevin Greutert, when you hear Charlie Clouser’s name you often associate it with the horror

Legend Of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses – Interview with producer Jason Michael Paul

By Chris del Castillo Over a decade ago, I would have never imagined that companies like Square Enix and Nintendo would rent out places like the Dolby Theater in Los

‘Itsy Bitsy’ director Micah Gallo discusses inspirations for upcoming horror film

We got a chance to check out a trailer last week about big spiders, and it was incredible! Unfortunately, it did freak out a couple of the writers here at

Peter Cullen and Frank Welker on Transformers’ Optimus Prime and Megatron

Transformers: The Last Knight is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on September 26th, and we had the chance to chat with iconic voice actors Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, the

Deus Ex’s Elias Toufexis is Canada’s very own Andy Serkis

If you’ve played any video game within the past 10 or so years, chances are you have heard the voice of Elias Toufexis a good number of times. The list

Interview with Justin Chon, writer, star, director of Gook

Sundance has long been a launching pad for fresh voices in filmmaking. And nowhere is this more apparent than in their Next category, a showcase for new talent. At last

Rick and Morty creative team and cast on season 3

There’s something about Rick and Morty that makes it hard to stop watching. It could be the hilarious jokes, the infinite universes that Rick can screw around with, or it

Dark Ages turned ’90s sitcom: Stephen Kramer Glickman on Loot Crate video

Loot Crate is known for its monthly subscription based service. And it brings its customers a themed box of fun and exclusive collectibles, apparel, and gear right to your door.

Casper Van Dien and filmmakers on Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars

During San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Nerd Reactor was fortunate enough to sit with the team from Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars. Johnny Rico actor Casper Van Dien and writer Ed Neumeier, who