17th Aug2020

Fantasia 2020: ‘Hail to the Deadites’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Features: Bruce Campbell, Patricia Tallman, Kassie Wesley DePaiva, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker, Dan Hicks, Theresa Tilly, Richard Domeier, Tom Sullivan, Chris Alexander | Written and Directed by Steve Villeneive There are horror franchises out there that are so beloved and have such a devoted and undyingly-passionate fanbase that they become legendary. The Evil Dead films […]

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15th Aug2020

Fantasia 2020: ‘Morgana’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Features: Morgana Muses | Directed by Isabel Peppard, Josie Hess Give me something new in the guise of a strange premise-based documentary any day of the week and I’m going to be pleased. Documentary films can be incredibly powerful, intriguing and hugely entertaining, and when I read the synopsis for Morgana, from Josie Hess and […]

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14th Aug2020

Fantasia 2020: ‘Fried Barry’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Chanelle De Jager, Gary Green, Bianka Hartenstein, Sean Cameron Michael, Jonathan Pienaar | Written and Directed by Ryan Kruger I know of Ryan Kruger from some of his short film work things, such as 2014’s The Golden Rule and, of course, his 2017 short thing, Fried Barry. I was pleased as punch, you could […]

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13th Aug2020

Ten Best: WrestleMania Matches of the 2010s

by Chris Cummings

I’ve previously listed my opinions of the ten best WrestleMania matches of the 80s, 90s and 2000s, so I’ll bring things closer to modern day with my list of the ten best WrestleMania bouts of the 2010s. There have been some fantastic matches between the years 2010 and 2019, and it was a tough job […]

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11th Aug2020

Ten Best: WrestleMania Matches of the 2000s

by Chris Cummings

I’ve previously given lists here on Nerdly of the Top Ten WrestleMania matches of the 80s and the 90s, so it only makes sense to delve into the ten best Mania matches of the 2000s. So, here, on this list, will be what I feel are the best Mania battles between the years 2000 and […]

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07th Aug2020

‘Tiananmen 1989: Our Shattered Hopes’ Graphic Novel Review (IDW)

by Chris Cummings

Written by Lun Zhang, Adrien Gombeaud | Art by Ameziane | Published by IDW Publishing Released by IDW Publishing, Tiananmen 1989 is written by Lun Zhang and Adrien Gombeaud and drawn by Ameziane and details the movement behind the famous 1989 image of a single protestor standing in opposition tanks in the street. This is […]

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06th Aug2020

‘Maid of Sker’ Review (PS4)

by Chris Cummings

Developed and published by Wales Interactive who have previously worked on games I’ve reviewed here on Nerdly such as The Complex and Soul Axiom, Maid of Sker is not unlike those games in the sense that there’s a strong story at the core of it, and everything else is secondary to a degree. This game, […]

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06th Aug2020

Second Opinion: ‘The Last of Us Part 2’ Review (PS4) *SPOILERS*

by Chris Cummings

I’m not sure there’s been many more highly anticipated games in the recent history of gaming than The Last of Us Part 2. The first game was a triumph, blending horror and character-based drama to tell a story of hope, redemption, loyalty and pain. It was incredible, and it became one of the most beloved […]

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04th Aug2020

‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ 4K UHD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri, Dan Shor, Tony Steedman, Rod Loomis, Al Leong, Jane Wiedlin, Robert V. Barron, Hal Landon Jr., Bernie Casey | Written by Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon | Directed by Stephen Herek If you’ve spent time on social media or reading movie-news websites or following the career of […]

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31st Jul2020

‘The Kissing Booth 2’ Review (Netflix)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Molly Ringwald, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Stephen Jennings, Carson White, Bianca Bosch, Camilla Wolfson, Zandile-Izandi Madliwa, Judd Krok | Written by Vince Marcello, Jay S Arnold | Directed by Vince Marcello The Kissing Booth landed on Netflix in the Summer of 2018 to fanfare from […]

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29th Jul2020

‘Gothic Harvest’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Bill Moseley, Lin Shaye, Sofia Mattsson, Ashton Leigh, Mary Alice Risener, Tanyell Waivers, Ashley Hamilton, Yohance Myles, Abbie Gayle, Ciara Rizzo, Ashton DeGroot, Kyler Porche | Written by Chris Kobin | Directed by Ashley Hamilton Gothic Harvest is written by Chris Kobin (2001 Maniacs) and directed by Ashley Hamilton who has appeared as an […]

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29th Jul2020

‘Parts Unknown’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: William DeCoff, Alexandra Cipolla, Sarah Michelle, Lizzie Havoc, Alexander Hauck, Ralph Regine, Christina Costello, Stephen Cwiok, Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, Melantha Blackthorne | Written and Directed by Richard Chandler You would think that the worlds of horror and professional wrestling would meet and make magical beautiful music together, wouldn’t you? Both are brash, bright, […]

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28th Jul2020

‘Zombie For Sale’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Se-ah Jang, Jae-yeong Jeong, Ga-ram Jung, Nam-gil Ki, Soo-kyung Lee, Ji-won Uhm | Directed by Lee Min-jae Also known as “The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale”, Zombie For Sale, released through Arrow Video a couple of weeks ago, is a zombie horror comedy with elements of romance tossed in for good measure. If you’re […]

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23rd Jul2020

‘Exit 0’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Gabe Fazio, Augie Duke, Federico Castelluccio, Peter Greene, Kenneth McGregor, Daniel O’Shea, Boomer Tibbs, Ashley Jordyn, Tara Rose Schreiber, Lindsey Axelsson, Kevin Ebner, Cash Kortum | Written and Directed by E.B. Hughes Written and Directed by E.B. Hughes (Turnabout), Exit 0 is dark psychological thriller that follows a young couple who attempt to salvage […]

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22nd Jul2020

‘Debunkers, Inc.’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Josh Pinkowski, Izzy Pollak, Blake Kevin Dwyer, Nicole Dubois, Eilise Guilfoyle, Cayla Green, Tennyson Shanahan, Matthew Law, Suzana Norberg, Joe Paulson, Ryan Andrews | Written and Directed by Matt Thompson [NOTE: With the film now out digitally in the UK, here’s a reposting of our review of Debunkers, Inc. from its US debut last […]

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09th Jul2020

Opinionated: Who is the Greatest Manager in WWE history?

by Chris Cummings

Oh, wrestling manager, how I miss thee. Remember the 80s? Remember pro-wrestling during the “golden era” and the sheer amount of managers we had on our screens? There was so many, from heel managers both male and female, and valets, we had loads of men and women standing ringside offering an element of potential interference […]

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02nd Jul2020

‘A Rainy Day in New York’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Liev Schreiber, Selina Gomez, Diego Luna, Jude Law | Written and Directed by Woody Allen Woody Allen can be hit-and-miss these days. He’s a great writer and director. We all know that, with films like Manhattan; Annie Hall; Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona and my favourite of his films, Midnight in Paris, […]

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30th Jun2020

Ten Best: WrestleMania Matches of the 1980’s

by Chris Cummings

Following my list of the Ten Best WrestleMania Matches of the 1990s, I was sent down a rabbit-hole of watching every WrestleMania again and figured it might be cool to do the same for the 80s (and so-on, and so-forth). Now, the 80s doesn’t have as many matches to choose from like the 90s did, […]

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26th Jun2020

‘The New Kids’ Limited Edition Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Lori Loughlin, Shannon Presby, James Spader, John Philbin, David H. MacDonald, Vince Grant, Theron Montgomery, Eddie Jones, Lucy Martin, Eric Stoltz, Paige Price, Court Miller, Tom Atkins | Written by Stephen Gyllenhaal | Directed by Sean S. Cunningham Director Sean S. Cunningham is widely known for the classic 1980 slasher Friday the 13th, a movie […]

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26th Jun2020

‘Awesomely Righteous & Radical’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Created by Shane Ryan | Written by Luc Bernier, Jason Ewert, Dean Houlihan, Tom Jolliffe, Matti Soikkeli, Jim Towns | Directed by Luc Bernier, Jason Ewert, Dustin Ferguson, Dean Houlihan, Oliver Jolliffe, Shane Ryan, Matti Soikkeli, Aaron Stielstra, Jim Towns Pretty much everybody loves the 80s, right? Horror fans are no different, and homages are […]

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19th Jun2020

Opinionated: The Best Wrestling YouTube Channels

by Chris Cummings

So, if you’re a pro-wrestling dork like I am, and you like to entertain yourself from time to time with news, reviews, podcasts, discussions, quizzes, lists and debates from fans and wrestling personalities on the YouTube platform, then you’ll likely have your favourites. I do. So… at a time when consuming media, and YouTube in […]

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18th Jun2020

Ten Pretty Underrated Horror Novels You Should Read

by Chris Cummings

Who doesn’t love a creepy novel once in a while, eh? I mean, I know I do. Horror is in my blood and has been for a long, long time, and so it’s only natural that I’m a fan of horror fiction too. I’ve read it for decades, beginning with my childhood, spent reading Point […]

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