24th May2019

‘Newbury & Hobbes Vol. 1: The Undying’ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by George Mann | Art by Dan Boultwood | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Softcover, 162pp Victorian London is stalked by supernatural threats, and the tandem of Sir Maurice Newbury and Miss Veronica Hobbes must do their damnedest to defend it. This is a steampunk tale of crime, mystery and mayhem written by […]

23rd May2019

‘Andre the Giant’ DVD Review

by Chris Cummings

So, to point out the obvious right now, I’m a rather big fan of professional wrestling. Yep, the world of spandex, drama, clotheslines and bodyslams has been part of my life for over 26 years. I guess some things in life change, but some things stay the same. My love for wrestling has remained throughout […]

23rd May2019

‘Breakneck’ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by Duane Swierczynski | Art by Simone Guglielmini, Raffaele Semeraro | Published by Titan Comics/Hard Case Crime Titan Comics’ imprint, Hard Case Crime, comes out with this collection of the Breakneck series, written by Duane Swierczynski, a man certainly familiar with the crime comic genre. He’s worked on Marvel books in the past, such as Deadpool: Wade […]

17th May2019

‘The Last Amazon’ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Created by Jamison Stone, David Granjo | Published by Apotheosis Studios The Last Amazon had a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2018. Produced by Apotheosis Studios and created by Jamison Stone and David Granjo, it aimed to tell a story in a fresh new way, taking unique turns in how it wanted to reveal its narrative. […]

16th May2019

‘Invasion From Planet Wrestletopia #1&2′ Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by Ed Kuehnel, Matt Entin | Art by Dan Schkade | Colours by Marissa Louise | Published by Starburns Industries Press Invasion From Planet Wrestletopia #1: Date with Destiny Believe me when I say there’s two things I love seeing mingle together, and that’s wrestling and comic books. There are a few out there […]

14th Jul2017

‘Ghost Asylum’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jessica Morris, Kaiwi Lyman, Jeff Adler, Jamie Bernadette | Written by Danny Draven, Shane Bitterling | Directed by Danny Draven Danny Draven, who some genre fans will know as the director of Hell Asylum, Deathbed and other low budget fare, is back behind the camera for Ghost Asylum – a cheap (and audience-screwing) retitling of […]

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31st Jan2017

WWE Royal Rumble 2017 – Results & Review

by Chris Cummings

In my 25 years as a wrestling fan, Royal Rumble has always been one of my favourite annual events. The opportunity to see a bunch of your favourite WWE stars and the potential for surprises make it a night to keep an eye on. This year has some interesting matches, and the Rumble itself it […]

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29th Jan2017

NXT Takeover: San Antonio – Results & Review

by Chris Cummings

Prior to the event, during the TakeOver kick-off show, we found out the results of the NXT Awards, and so I figured I’d begin this article with the results of them. Match of the Year: DIY vs. The Revival (2 out of 3 Falls/TakeOver Toronto) Breakout Star of the Year: Peyton Royce & Billie Kay […]

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29th Jan2017

’5 Star Wrestling – Dominant Wrestling: Dundee’ Review

by Chris Cummings

5 Star Wrestling dropped its name in the hat of UK wrestling promotions that are attempting to shake things up and make the British wrestling scene a bigger deal than it has been in many years. Airing a special show on SPIKE, with rumours of it going on to further regular shows in the future, […]

19th Dec2016

‘Hellgate’ Review (Arrow Video Re-release)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Ron Palillo, Abigail Wolcott, Carel Trichardt, Petrea Curran, Evan J. Klisser, Joanne Warde, Frank Notaro, Lance Vaughan, Victor Melleney | Written by Michael O’Rourke | Directed by William A. Levey Hellgate was released at the very back end of the 1980′s, written by Michael O’Rourke and directed by William A. Levey (Blackenstein) and featured, […]

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14th Dec2016

‘Hell Comes to Frogtown’ Review (Arrow Video Re-release)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Roddy Piper, Sandahl Bergman, Brian Frank, Rory Calhoun, William Smith, Lee Garlington, Cliff Bemis | Written by Randall Frakes | Directed by Donald G. Jackson, R.J. Kizer Arrow Video are well known for their line of cult favourites from horror and science fiction films of the past and here we see them go to […]

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09th Oct2016

‘Fight Valley’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Susie Celek, Miesha Tate, Erin O’Brien, Kari J. Kramer, Cabrina Collesides, Chelsea Durkalec, Jefferson Sanders, Ivy Lashawn Coleman, Steve Downing, Salvatore Franciosa, Bonnie Bruderer, Ariel Gramazio, Rashaad Jackson, Cris Cyborg, Alexandria Williams | Written and Directed by Rob Hawk Fight Valley isn’t the kind of movie I usually watch, so I was quite intrigued […]

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04th Oct2016

‘The Evil Gene’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Richard Speight Jr, Cameron Richardson, Lindsey Ginter, Anthony L.Fernandez, Gene Gabriel, Ted Heyck, James Crosby | Written and Directed by Kathryn F. Taylor Kathryn F. Taylor makes her writing, directing and producing debut with horror flick The Evil Gene. I say this as, watching the film, it’s interesting to know that this is a project from […]

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03rd Oct2016

‘Swiss Army Man’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead | Written and Directed by Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert Kwan and Scheinert write and direct was is one of the most unusual films I’ve seen in a while, Swiss Army Man. A small cast (most of the movie is Dano and Radcliffe) taking an absurdist concept and […]

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29th Sep2016

‘The Haunting of Mary’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Kaylee Bryant, José Zúñiga, Catherine Black, Anne Bex, Nick Mancuso, Emma Gruttadauria, Sam Myerson, Diana Porter, Mark S. Cartier, Karin Crighton, Kati Salowsky | Written and Directed by Jennifer B. White Hollywood tag-line writer Jennifer B. White (Nora’s Return) pulls double-duty here, both writing and directing this paranormal/supernatural mystery starring Kaylee Bryant (Zugzwang) as the titular Mary. […]

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28th Sep2016

‘The Conjured’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jill Evyn, Lane Townsend, Jeremy Walker, Emily Claeys, Pamela Finney, Sergio Alejandro, C.S. Boris, Anne Hallinan, Val Garrahan, Dixon Phillips | Written and Directed by Bidisha Chowdhury Known also as Adaline, The Conjured is a paranormal horror movie both written and directed by Bidisha Chowdhury (whose only previous film work includes a couple of […]

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23rd Sep2016

‘Towerkind’ Review (Graphic Novel)

by Chris Cummings

Created by Kat Verhoeven | Published by Conundrum Press Towerkind is a weird book, let’s get that out of the way before we get into the meat of this review. It’s odd, at times confusing, and a little bit mismanaged in terms of the plot. That doesn’t mean I hated this book, because I didn’t. Towerkind […]

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23rd Sep2016

‘The Laughing Mask’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Sheyenne Rivers, John Hardy, Floyd Adams, Arisia Aguiar, Jade Aguiar, Bill Asbury, Laura Bush, Liz M. Day, Manny Dortanieves, Anthony Giovanni Elias, Flavia Falquetti, Matt Ganey, Jeffrey Gwyn Jenkins | Written and Directed by Michael Aguiar Now, I love a good slasher flick as much as the next horror fan, so The Laughing Mask […]

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22nd Sep2016

‘Cafe Society’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, Sheryl Lee | Written and Directed by Woody Allen Woody Allen is the kind of director that has cemented a style that is his very own. When the opening music begins to play and the letters appear on the screen you know that you’re about to […]

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31st May2016

‘The 5th Wave’ DVD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Alex Roe, Gabriela Lopez, Bailey Anne Borders, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Zack Arthur, David Maldonado | Written by Susannah Grant, Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner | Directed by J Blakeson I enjoyed The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey, the Y/A sci-fi novel that this film is based on. I thought […]

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31st May2016

Book Review: ‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’

by Chris Cummings

Written by Grady Hendrix | Published by Quirk Books I was a huge fan of Grady Hendrix’s previous novel, Horrorstor, a ghost story set in an Ikea-like superstore. It took a genre and spun it on its head, changed things and made something fresh out of a well-trodden genre. I was very excited about his […]

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31st May2016

‘WWE Extreme Rules 2016′ Review

by Chris Cummings

WWE’s annual Extreme Rules PPV always finds itself full of gimmick matches such as table matches, ladder matches, street fights and things of that nature, so it’s no surprise that the 2016 version of Extreme Rules is also full of these types of matches. Sometimes it can result in overkill, other times it can result […]

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