09th Sep2019

Opinionated: 6 Ideas WWE Should Utilise From WCW!

by Chris Cummings

It’s been eighteen years since World Championship Wrestling closed its doors when it’s number one competitor, WWE, bought it after its decline in the early 00s. Before that all happened, however, and before WCW became a messy, awkward, strange shadow of what it used to be, it was a successful and entertaining product that was […]

06th Sep2019

Ten Best: Things WWE did in The Attitude Era!

by Chris Cummings

If you’ve read my Top 10: Terrible Things that WWE Did During The Attitude Era article you’ll probably know that this article was coming. I couldn’t do a list of bad things without following it up with a list of the best things that WWE did back in the infamous Attitude Era. So, here we […]

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06th Sep2019

‘Ed Gamble: Blood Sugar’ – Amazon Comedy Special Review

by Chris Cummings

Ed Gamble is a comedian that I’m admittedly unfamiliar with and this, his Amazon Prime Stand-up Special, Blood Sugar, is my first experience with his comedy. I do like to discover new comedians and see new stand-up shows, so I was easily interested in checking out Gamble’s new set. Clad in an all-red outfit and […]

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06th Sep2019

Which is Better? #1 – Dawn of the Dead

by Chris Cummings

Which is Better is a new column here on Nerdly where we’ll pick two related movies and discuss each of them, and then conclude which we think is the best one. It might be about sequels in comparison to the first film, or the original film and its eventual remake, we might even do it […]

06th Sep2019

‘Simon Amstell: Set Free’ Stand-up Special Review (Netflix)

by Chris Cummings

Like many Brits probably do, I know Simon Amstell for his run as one of the hosts of the BBC 2 late-night music-quiz comedy show Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He was a nerdy, sarcastic comedian who was often very funny with his interactions with the guests on the show. Aside from that, though, I haven’t […]

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05th Sep2019

‘Power of Grayskull’ Review

by Chris Cummings

There’s been a whole slew of television shows and documentary films about nostalgia lately, with many focusing on a number of toy-lines from the 80s and other decades of the past. The Toys That Made Us is likely the most well-known of the lot, landing on Netflix with two seasons so far, talking about toys […]

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05th Sep2019

Top 10: Terrible Things that WWE Did During The Attitude Era

by Chris Cummings

The WWF’s Attitude Era is a beloved moment in time, and a moment that I was lucky to experience during my teenage years in the 90s. It was a time where wrestling was a smaller product and the WWE wasn’t the only circus in town. WCW was raging on with ratings often topping WWF (for […]

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05th Sep2019

Rewind: ‘Night of the Creeps’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow, Wally Taylor, Allan Kayser, Ken Heron, Alice Cadogan | Written and Directed by Fred Dekker Fred Dekker, writer and director of this fun-loving and enjoyably-daft B-movie homage, had a strangely short career as a director. Oddly though, he is responsible for two films that I, and […]

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04th Sep2019

‘Archie: Vol.1′ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by Mark Waid | Art by Fiona Staples, Annie Wu, Veronica Fish | Published by Archie Comics | Format: Paperback, 160pp I previously penned an article here on Nerdly about the Archieverse and the various titles, old and new, to come from this wonderful world of comics. I mentioned in said article that I […]

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04th Sep2019

‘Flo & Joan: Alive on Stage’ – Amazon Comedy Special Review

by Chris Cummings

I hadn’t previously seen any stand-up routine from Flo and Joan, a tandem of musical comedians who sing whimsical and sometimes surprisingly biting comedic songs. The two sarcastic sisters really are easy as hell to watch and enjoy, the whole show flew by without a dull moment, something that can be pretty rare in stand-up […]

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03rd Sep2019

‘Clownado’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Linnea Quigley, Eileen Dietz, Joel D. Wynkoop, John O’Hara, Rachel Lagen, Bobby Westrick, Antwoine Steele, Dilynn Fawn Harvey, Jeremy Todd, Douglas Epps | Written and Directed by Todd Sheets Veteran low-budget show-on-video horror legend Todd Sheets sits back in his directors chair for Clownado, his new horror flick that he also wrote. Now, I’ve […]

03rd Sep2019

‘Outside In’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Edie Falco, Jay Duplass, Kaitlyn Dever, Ben Schwartz, Charles Leggett, Jay Duplass | Written by Lynn Shelton, Jay Duplass | Directed by Lynn Shelton Lynn Shelton is a director I’ve been a fan of for a while. I’m a fan of her 2011 film, Your Sister’s Sister. I like her 2014 film, Say When (aka Laggies) […]

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02nd Sep2019

‘Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit’ – Amazon Comedy Special Review

by Chris Cummings

Paul Chowdhry is someone I’ve been familiar with for a while, from his previous comedy specials (What’s Happening White People? and PC’s World) as well as some of his film roles (Colour Me Kubrick, Swinging With The Finkels). He’s a funny comedian and I’ve enjoyed his previous work on stage, so I was down to […]

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02nd Sep2019

Opinionated: Who Are The Ten Best Talkers in Wrestling History?

by Chris Cummings

Now, I’ve been opinionated here lately, but I haven’t compiled any sort of list, and we all like a list, don’t we? So, I figured I’d create a list that is purely my opinion but, from knowing how many people in and out of wrestling feel, it will be a series of opinions shared by […]

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29th Aug2019

Opinionated: What Will Become of NXT When it Moves to USA Network?

by Chris Cummings

So, if you’re a wrestling fan and you follow the current product then you likely know all about the recent news that WWE has signed with USA Network in the States to broadcast their NXT weekly show live on Wednesday nights, a show that will go from being a one hour weekly product to a […]

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27th Aug2019

Opinionated: What Are The Best Matches In King of the Ring History?

by Chris Cummings

Okay, okay, okay… so I’ve already rambled on about King of the Ring in a previous “Opinionated” article, here on Nerdly, but I thought it might be fun to also talk about this too. What are the very best matches from King of the Ring? I’m talking about the King of the Ring Pay-Per View […]

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27th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘A Good Woman is Hard to Find’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Sarah Bolger, Edward Hogg, Andrew Simpson, Jane Brennan, Caolan Byrne, Packy Lee, Rudy Doherty, Macie McCauley, Susan Ateh | Written by Ronan Blaney | Directed by Abner Pastoll A Good Woman Is Hard to Find is a Northern Irish film about a young Mum who has been recently widowed, and with a willingness to […]

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26th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘The Perished’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Courtney McKeon, Fiach Kunz, Paul Fitzgerald, Noelle Clarke | Written and Directed by Paddy Murphy Paddy Murphy (The Three Don’ts) writes and directs The Perished, an Irish supernatural horror flick with a dark and shiver-inducing synopsis which see’s a young woman named Sarah, struggling with the trauma of having an abortion and being broken up […]

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26th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘The Wretched’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: John-Paul Howard, Kevin Bigley, Gabriela Quezada Bloomgarden, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, Azie Tesfai, Zarah Mahler, Richard Ellis, Blane Crockarell, Judah Abner Paul, Ja’layah Washington, Amy Waller | Written and Directed by Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce A film by the brothers Pierce (Bret and Drew), The Wretched is a horror flick about a teenage […]

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26th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘For We Are Many’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Laurence R. Harvey,  Tom Zembrod, Nicholas Vince, Eileen Dietz | Directed by Lawrie Brewster, Andrew Ionides, Brad Watson, Mitch Wilson, Carlos Omar De Leon, Matthan Harris, Dane Keil, Mark Logan and others. For We Are Many is a film from the Scottish-based Hex Studios, a smorgasbord of demonic horror from thirteen different genre directors […]

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26th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘The Legend of the Stardust Brothers’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Shingo Kubota, Kan Takagi, Kyoko Togawa, Kiyohiko Ozaki | Written and Directed by Macoto Tezuka The Legend of the Stardust Brothers was made all the way back in 1985. I was only two years old; Back to the Future, The Goonies, Weird Science and The Breakfast Club (among many others, because it’s a hell […]

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25th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘The Magnificent Obsession of Michael Reeves’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Features: Gavin Baddeley, Tom Baker, Ingrid Cranfield, Kat Ellinger, Steve Haberman, Benjamin Halligan, David Huckvale, Ian Ogilvy | Written by Kat Ellinger | Directed by Dima Ballin The Magnificent Obsession of Michael Reeves is a documentary film directed by Dima Ballin (A Taste of New Blood: New Directions for Hammer’s Dracula) and written by Kat […]

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