Category: video game movies

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Three of the animatronic antagonists from Five Nights at Freddy's, in a mirror image with Freddy Fazbear in the middle. One side is lit normally, and the other ominously.

For this episode of Two Nerds, we’re joined by a “subject matter expert,” our kid, Traveller. Traveller was super into Five Nights at Freddy’s when he was a wee child, so he’s got the lore-dump for us. I gotta say,…

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The Matrix Resurrections

two hands held out in a black background, one holds a red pill and the other a blue pill

As Gen Xers, Two Nerds have some pretty Strong Feelings about the Matrix movies, so it was with some trepidation we watched The Matrix Resurrections. A late-period fourth movie appended to a long-completed trilogy almost never goes well (e.g. Indiana…

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Blade Plumber: Super Mario Bros.

A still from the Super MArio Bros moive: Dennis Hopper, as King Koopa, shoots some sort of futuristic rocket launcher. He's flanked by large guys with tiny dinosaur/lizard heads.

Two Nerds recently learned of a new cut of 1993’s super bonkers Super Mario Bros. movie, put together by the fine people at The Movie Archive. This new cut restores 20 minutes of excised footage, making the movie, if anything,…

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Mortal Kombats

The logo from the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie: a bas relief stone dragon set in a circle

Two Nerds watched both the 1995 and 2021 Mortal Kombat movies back to back, then sat down for a little chat. The 1995 Mortal Kombat was directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, who also wrote all and directed most of the…

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Monster Hunter

Grubby looking white cat with a kerchief, red vest, and a sword strapped on its back stands on the deck of a ship. It has a scarred eye, braids on its chin, and a circular golden medallion

Two Nerds sat down with our Gen-Z consultant (aka oldest son, Leo) to watch Monster Hunter, a Paul W.S. Anderson movie based on the eponymous video game series. We’d never played any of the games, so Leo was on hand…

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