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Scorsese, Streaming, and Super Heroes | The Irishman

The press leading up to the release of The Irishman has been all about Martin Scorsese. The Oscar-winning director has had a...

Complete Guide to Movies | November 2019

With November comes the thick of awards season, and this 2019's is a doozy.

‘Doctor Sleep’ shines bright | Review

The sequel to The Shining works as a meditation on trauma, alcoholism, and helping those in need - including ourselves.

‘Gemini Man’: twice the Will Smith, half the fun | Review

Ang Lee's new HFR 3D thriller puts Will Smith in some great action sequenes, but stumbles when it has to focus on plot and character.

Joaquin Phoenix, ‘Joker’ are a dark, haunting riot | Review

Joaquin Phoenix brings the greatest Batman foe to life in a chillingly plausible origin story that details Arthur Fleck's descent into madness and anarchy.
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Doctor Sleep Prequel | Trailer Guy Breakdown

As crazy as it might sound, we’ve been on the receiving end of transmissions from an Intern in a lab, somewhere in...

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Brad Pitt, ‘Ad Astra’ fly but rarely soar | Review

James Gray sends Brad Pitt to the stars in Ad Astra, a sci-fi parable about fathers and sons that's ultimately a good movie, but it could've been great.

The Joker Duology | Trailer Guy Breakdown

At Nerd It Here First headquarters, we've been receiving transmissions from another dimension. Believe it or not, we've been hearing from an...

Chapter Two Loses What Made It Special | Review

It Chapter Two, which concludes the Stephen King story, is too long and uneven to live up to It (2017).

Breaking Down the Disney+ Marvel Shows

We look into the Disney+ Marvel shows, including new storylines for Falcon, Winter Soldier, and Scarlet Witch, and brand-new characters like Moon Knight.

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ D23 Trailer | Breakdown

Let's just get to the point. There's a new Star Wars trailer. And we're here to break it down. Just like we broke down...

Avengers: Endgame gets fine 4K Ultra HD treatment | Review

Disney/Marvel bring the epic Avengers: Endgame to 4K with satisfying video and audio, though neither are as outstanding as they should be.

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ offers fun but empty Tarantino | Review

SUMMARY Quentin Tarantino's latest sees the renowned filmmaker indulge his love of a bygone era in Hollywood. But while Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood...

New ‘Lion King’ a gorgeous, harmless nostalgia trip | Review

Disney's remake of the 1994 classic is a feast for the senses that offers a fun, if ultimately unnecessary, trip down memory lane for fans of the original Lion King.

Casting The New MCU X-Men

With Dark Phoenix now unleashed upon the unsuspecting masses, we must bid goodbye to the X-Men franchise. Or at least, the version of it...

‘Far From Home’ takes Spider-Man to new heights | Review

Marvel's latest Spider-Man outing is one of their best superhero movies yet, taking Peter Parker to Europe to face off against Mysterio.

Dark Phoenix ends Fox’s X-Men with franchise’s worst movie | Review

Despite starting off with promise, Dark Phoenix crashes and burns, ending Fox's X-Men franchise with frustration and disappointment.
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Can “Terminator: Dark Fate” Change the Past?

Despite the low box office and poor critical reception of the awkwardly named Genisys, Paramount is returning to the Terminator well. Today we got...

Godzilla: King of the Monsters delivers epic monster action | Review

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is another strong entry in the growing MonsterVerse. Large-scale action and quirky characters combine for a fun, if not great, summer popcorn flick. The movie delivers thrills and sets the stage for another epic smackdown next year.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is bigger and badder | Review

The "John Wick" franchise is showing signs of fatigue, but there's still enough action in Chapter 3: Parabellum to keep you entertained.

Why Robert Pattinson is a Great Choice for Batman

With all the constant delays and setbacks, many (including myself) started to doubt if Matt Reeves' The Batman would ever see the light of...