Our 2014 Holiday Gift Guides Are Here!

Happy holidays, Nerdophiles readers! Our staff has put together some gift guides for all of your last minute shopping needs. Maybe you’re still looking for the perfect gift or maybe you just need one or two little things. We hope to do our best to get you pointed in the […]

“Big Hero 6” Falters On Creativity, But Is Full of Heart

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3biFxZIJOQ] Big Hero 6 (2014) Release Date: November 7, 2014 Cast: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, TJ Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr, Genesis Rodriguez Director: Don Hall and Chris Williams Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Genres: Superhero, comedy, children’s Based On: Big Hero 6 Marvel comics Rating: ★★★☆☆ […]

Nightcrawler’s Unique Protagonist Provides All Its Thrills

Nightcrawler (2014) Release Date: October 31, 2014 Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton Director: Dan Gilroy Studio: Bold Films Distributor: Open Road Films Genre(s): Crime Thriller Rating: ★★★½☆☆ Review Spoilers: Low IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia  Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a fascinating character in that he’s simultaneously a short-changed criminal and a highly professional businessman. He continuously speaks […]

John Darnielle Explores Pain, Otherness and Role-Playing Games in “Wolf in White Van”

Wolf in White Van Author: John Darnielle Release Date: September 16, 2014 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Source: Tempe Public Library Genre(s): Psychological Thriller Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers: Low GoodReads | Amazon “It was my first idea; they say your first ideas are your best ones,” says Sean Phillips, the protagonist of John Darnielle’s debut novel Wolf in White Van. […]