Disney+ Showcases Exciting Slate Of Highly Anticipated Original Series & Films At D23 Expo 2019

Disney+

This afternoon, Disney+ made its D23 Expo debut with its first-ever showcase presentation, announcing six new series in development and revealing key details about the highly anticipated streaming service to an enthusiastic audience at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim. Age of the Nerd was onhand to report everything there is to know about all of the new content coming to the service.

The event showcased the sweeping array of talent with in-person and video …

Interview: Composer Bear McCreary Discusses ‘The Music Of Monsters’, His Career & Influences, Including Battlestar Gallactica, Child’s Play, God of War, & More! (SDCC 2019)

Bear McCreary

Last month at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, an exclusive group of journalists was invited to an extended interview with one of today’s best working composers – Bear McCreary. McCreary was attending the convention to promote his work in Godzilla: King of the Monsters with a panel titled “The Music of Monsters: Kaiju Concerto With Composer Bear McCreary.” While the interview was intended to focus on his more recent work (he’s composed five scores in …

EXCLUSIVE: Composer Bear McCreary Talks Remaking The Godzilla Song & Working With Serj Tankian! (SDCC 2019)

Bear Mccreary

Last weekend at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Age of the Nerd had the opportunity to sit down with prolific composer Bear McCreary for a quick one-on-one interview about his recent work on Godzilla: King of the Monsters. While our expanded roundtable discussion will be available in the coming days, our exclusive interview focused on McCreary’s remake of Blue Oyster Cult song, “Godzilla” for the film.

During the interview, we discuss what McCreary nerds …

Trailer Binge: Comic-Con 2019 TV Trailers

Rick and Morty, comic-con 2019

Welcome to Trailer Binge, a recurring feature where we get a chance to catch up on some of the recent trailer releases in the past week. Whether it be indie releases, or recent movie and TV trailers that may have otherwise slipped through the cracks, Trailer Binge allows us to catch up on the seemingly constant onslaught of new content being released each week.

In this super-sized edition of Trailer Binge, we’re taking …

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Roars Onto 4K Blu-Ray In August!

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has finally revealed the details and street date for the 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray of Godzilla: King of the Monsters. As the third film in WB’s so-called “Monster-verse,” it became a slight disappointment compared to its predecessor, both financially and critically. It’s not that the film itself was bad, it’s just that it managed to feel mostly like filler for the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong. Despite this, the pedigree …

Trailer Binge: Comic-Con 2019 Movie Trailers Edition

Comic-Con 2019 Top Gun: Maverick Trailer

Welcome to Trailer Binge, a recurring feature where we get a chance to catch up on some of the recent trailer releases in the past week. Whether it be indie releases, or recent movie and TV trailers that may have otherwise slipped through the cracks, Trailer Binge allows us to catch up on the seemingly constant onslaught of new content being released each week.

In this edition of Trailer Binge, we’re taking a …

Full Phase 4 Marvel Studios Lineup Revealed At SDCC 2019

Phase 4

This past weekend in Hall H at Comic-Con International in San Diego 2019, Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige officially announced the lineup of feature films for the next two years of Marvel Studios. In addition to revealing the full Marvel’s Phase 4 slate, Feige shared exciting new information on the brand-new Marvel Studios’ series created exclusively for Disney+, Disney’s upcoming streaming service launching in the U.S. on November 12.

Leading into SDCC …

Ranking The Theatrically Released Spider-Man Movies

Spider-Man

Ever since the explosion of the comic book movie genre in the late ’90s, Spider-Man films have remained a mainstay of the superhero movie landscape. Spidey is hugely important to the Marvel legacy as a whole, but he’s also arguably the most popular comic book character of all time. Starting with Sam Rami’s 2002 film, simply titled Spider-Man, the character has remained a lynchpin of the genre. As a result of this, we’ve had …

Shazam! 4K UHD Review: A BIG Win For DC

The Movie

Out of all the releases in the DC Cinematic Universe thus far, Shazam! is easily the most enjoyable. While Wonder Woman remains the best modern DC film to date, the latest outing isn’t far behind. As the superhero genre’s equivalent to the classic movie Big, Shazam! is one of the rare films within the genre that remains a comedy first and foremost. Although it’s not original by any means, it’s still a …

Outside The Cable Box: The History of Netflix (Part 1)

Netflix

Throughout its 22-year history, Netflix has transformed the entertainment industry. Netflix is one of the dot-com bubble’s biggest success stories. Much like other online startups in the late nineties such as Google and Amazon, Netflix would go on to change the way that the world receives entertainment. By disrupting the classic distribution chain that Hollywood once used to get content to consumers, they would set the example for how people would come to know, utilize …

Jumanji: The Next Level Trailer Introduces A New Twist To The Game

Jumanji: The Next Level

Sony Pictures Entertainment has revealed the first trailer for Jumanji: The Next Level, which is the highly anticipated sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The latter garnered a massive box office haul to the tune of $962 Million, and a sequel was immediately greenlit. Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Kevin Heart all make a return, with director Jake Kasdan also returning to the helm. Joining the cast this time …

The First Charlie’s Angels Trailer Introduce A New Generation Of Angels

Charlie's Angels

Sony Pictures has unveiled the first trailer for the Charlie’s Angels reboot, which is written & directed by Elizabeth Banks. The film stars  Kristen StewartNaomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the new generation of Angels. Additionally, Banks also stars as Bosley, the person who acts as the bridge between the Angels and their eponymous employer.

While the film is essentially a re-imagining, it also frames itself as a continuation of the …