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Goyer Set to Rescue Superman?

A few weeks back, we brought you news that Christopher Nolan has agreed to play godfather to Warner Bros.’ upcoming reboot of the Superman reboot.

We’re still not sure exactly how hands-on his mentor role will be, but we do know this: screenwriter David Goyer (Blade, Batman Begins) has been tapped to write the script.

Goyer’s …

Scout’s Honor: Nerd Merit Badges

So what if you can’t build a lean-to out of a pile of sticks and twine or track a bear into the woods – you can format a hard drive with the best of them.

Still, it is cookie season and there’s nothing like a box of Thin Mints to put you into a wear-your-achievements-on-your-sleeve frame of mind so … Behold:

LOST S06E05 E-mail Chain: Claire, You So Crazy

Well kiddies, Peter’s out of LOSTland this week, so I’m flying solo. I was just going to wax poetically about the metaphors of Jack smashing that mirror to bits, but without Peter’s faithful encouragement, it didn’t seem the same. Therefore, I decided to write him in.

So without further ado, here are my thoughts on last night’s …

The Crazies Comics: Are They Worth It?

The Crazies is just that, crazy (good).

Breck Eisner’s adaption of George A. Romera’s 1973 film is nothing short of brilliant. Genre films like The Crazies tend to slip in and out of social consciousness rather quickly only to become a cult classic after the fact. This one, however, isn’t anything like, say, Sam Raimi’s Army …

Bruce Willis, Giddy: Unbreakable 2 (and 3?) and Die Hard 5

Lots of Bruce Willis news out there this week, all evocative of an actor giddy to cozy back up with his favorite franchises And maybe it’s just because I’m a nerd – and a male nerd at that – but I’m a little giddy on both fronts.

First off: Unbreakable, probably M. Night Shyamalan’s strongest film (seriously, go back to …

Zombie of the Week: “Almost Silent”

Welcome to ‘Zombie of the Week,’ folks, where each week we’ll present you with a different brain-eating member of the undead that has captured our fancy. There is no methodology to our Zombie Awesomeness meter, just our own piqued interests. Got a zombie we should see? Comment below. No zombie is too small, too short-lived, or too gross. …

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