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What Is the Best Movie About Nerds?

7 April 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Last night, HBO premiered Mike Judge's new series Silicon Valley, and I'm pretty sure it's the best show for and about nerds ever made. Forget The Big Bang Theory, forget Head of the Class, forget Freaks and Geeks and forget even The It Crowd. Silicon Valley is a hilarious look at young guys working in the titular hub of the tech world, and much of its humor comes from jokes that only true nerds can appreciate.  In recognition of that series, I thought it'd be interesting to consider its movie equivalent. Nerds have been a staple of cinema for decades but for the most part in stereotypical form. Revenge of the Nerds is certainly the most obvious title in that regard, though the 1980s were full of the conventional glasses-and-pocket-protector variety. Most...

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What do The Goonies look like now? Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman

7 April 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Goonies director Richard Donner has delivered the news we've been anticipating for almost three decades - a sequel toThe Goonies is in the works.

And Donner has also revealed that all of the original cast from the cult 1985 movie will "hopefully" be reprising their roles. Relieve your childhood by taking a fond look back at the young stars from the adventure movie - and find out what they have gone on to do since below:

Sean Astin

Sean Astin played the slightly dorky yet bright, braces-clad Mikey - who attempts to leads his fellow adventurers to One-Eyed Willy's hidden fortune upon his discovery of an old treasure map.

The 43-year-old actor has continued to enjoy movie success with his role as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Astin also played Lynn McGill in hit Fox TV series 24, provides the voice of Raphael in Nickelodeon's TV version »

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