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Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – A simian spectacular

July 11, 2014 – 7:45 am |

This is not only the best film in the Apes franchise, it’s the best movie I’ve seen this year and one of the most exciting and entertaining films ever made.

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Mr. Holmes will see you now …

July 11, 2014 – 7:23 pm |

Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes… OK, he won’t be ready until 2015, when Ian McKellen will play an elderly Sherlock Holmes drawn out of retirement after World War II in Mr. Holmes. But you can see him here in a first glimpse, and I’m still/already excited.

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Just one question about Halle Berry’s new TV series, Extant …

July 11, 2014 – 6:35 pm |

What. The hell. Was that?

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – A simian spectacular

July 11, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

This is not only the best film in the Apes franchise, it’s the best movie I’ve seen this year and one of the most exciting and entertaining films ever made.

D&D demos Sunday at Imperial Outpost

July 10, 2014 – 9:51 am |
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

Imperial Outpost Games hosts a lot of cool events for the tabletop gamer crowd.

Lightning Octopus presents 5 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix

July 10, 2014 – 9:45 am |
Lightning Octopus

A weekly roundup of Arizona geek culture happenings by Best of East Valley 2011 blogger Jonathan Simon.

Interview: Writer Brian Christgau talks Six-Gun Gorilla and other wild west monkey business

July 9, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance

Spectacular simians have been a huge part of our pop culture heritage, and at Phoenix Comicon 2014 I came across one of the most awesome ape adventures of all.

Review: Life Itself – Thumbs up

July 8, 2014 – 10:00 am |
Life Itself

While sitting in that big cinema in the sky, I’m sure Roger Ebert is enjoying the twist of having the film about his life critiqued by the fans he inspired.

GameStop-ocalypse, and Q visits Star Trek 90210 comics

July 8, 2014 – 1:01 am |

Embed Together is a new approach to curating and sharing interesting news and recommended reads with Nerdvana readers.

Smash it up this weekend at Endgame

July 7, 2014 – 8:32 pm |

No plans for the weekend? The barcade Endgame, will be hosting two Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments this Saturday in Tempe that might just keep you busy.

Power armor for LEGO minifigs, Ghostbusters screening, Robotech Kickstarter

July 7, 2014 – 1:01 am |

Today, “Get away from her you BRICKS!” Plus, Ghostbusters back on the big screen, and a Kickstarter for a Robotech return. It’s Embed Together!

Confirmed: 2-week Star Wars break for Ford’s recovery; 2 named from casting call

July 6, 2014 – 5:26 pm |

Filming of Star Wars: Episode VII will stop for two weeks in August to allow Harrison Ford to recover from a recent injury on the set. Meanwhile, two new young actors have joined the cast.