Nerdstalking Video: Here’s to Star Trek’s Lt. Barclay

If you think the Star Trek franchise is nothing but squeaky-clean, always do-right specimens of humanity, think again. In this video, Bill takes a look at the exception, perpetual screwup Lt. Reginald Barclay.

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1989 Batman TV Commercial, Featuring Alfred Pennyworth

One thing I don’t think I ever realized is that the man who played Bruce Wayne’s manservant Alfred Pennyworth in the 90’s Batman films was a Hammer Films star. Michael Gough made many films for the legendary British horror studio, including ‘Dracula’ in 1958 as Arthur Holmwood, alongside Christopher Lee in the title role. He made a very dignified Alfred, and you can hear the sarcasm dripping from his voice in this commercial, as he hawks some Diet Coke. You can click on the post to watch the video.

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Trailer for the TV Series of Stephen King’s ‘The Mist’ Materializes

You’d expect a TV series to deviate from a novella and movie, fill things out and whatnot, but this series from Spike TV really seems to be doing its own thing with King’s ‘The Mist’. You can click on the post to see the trailer.

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New ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Trailer Out

Whatever Marvel paid to use Zeppelin’s ‘The Immigrant Song’ in a Thor trailer, it was money well spent. Click on the post to see trailer:

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 018

Now that the dust has settled, we dissect the latest King Kong film and consider its place in the wider world of Kong movies. We also throw Aquaman under the boat in our discussion of the ‘Justice League’ trailer and take a trip to the Satellite of Love in anticipation of the new version of ‘Mystery Science Theatre 3000’.

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Nerdstalking Video: Is the Creepy New Pennywise from ‘IT’ Too Creepy?

With the release of the new teaser trailer for IT, the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic novel about

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Final ‘Wonder Woman’ Trailer Released: Nerdstalking Reacts

Bill: Considering the creative shit-kicking the DCU has been taking lately, what with the “Martha”-fied Batman v Superman and tepid-tea Suicide Squad,

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 017

With the recent passing of actor Richard Hatch, we take a look at Battlestar Galactica, the epic 1978 TV series that he starred in, which also brought Star Wars caliber visual effects to television. Ross also gives us his take on The LEGO Batman Movie, and Chad pokes a few holes in the plotline for the original Star Wars movies. Bill just generally smiles and nods his head.

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Farewell to Bill Paxton, Gone at 61

One of the joys of watching James Cameron’s thrill-ride movie Aliens is Bill Paxton’s full-throated portrayal of Colonial Marine soldier Pvt.

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Check Out This Teaser Video for Ep. 11 – CGI in the Original ‘Star Trek’

Where we debate the value of the CGI additions to the remastered, original ‘Star Trek’ series, and Chad shows his

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The Thing about those Dyson Hand Dryers.

I went to a Chinese buffet yesterday, and in the washroom they had one of those Dyson Airblade hand dryers,

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 016

Where we take a trip to Pandora and meet a bloated action star hiding in the jungle. With the help of Telly Savalas we also uncover the treasures from Cameron’s other obsession, the Titanic, and ponder what it’s like to be a nerd these days.

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To CGI Leia, or Not to CGI Leia

It’s not really a question. Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the pixelled slings and motion-captured arrows of

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 015

Where we celebrate (and vilify) the highs (and lows) of 2016. We update previous Nerdstalking topics such as ‘Batman v

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 014

Where we review the many dimensions of Marvel’s latest superhero flick, featuring the Master of the Mystic Arts. We start

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