24th Oct2019

The Road to Reboot: ‘Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back’ Review

by Chris Cummings

We continue down our Road to Reboot, and we reach one of the last hurdles, with Kevin Smith’s ultra-meta 2001 flick, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back. Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back is one of those moments in time when the planets aligned and true cinematic brilliance was able to me made. I kid… this […]

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23rd Oct2019

‘The Bestowal’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Sam Brittan, Sharmita Bhattacharya | Written and Directed by Andrew de Burgh “Beliefs and perceptions, they transcend facts…” Written and directed by Andrew de Burgh (whose previous work includes a number of short films and television documentary work), The Bestowal is a science fiction drama film that follows a businessman named Steven Karius who […]

22nd Oct2019

‘American Killing’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Trevor Peterson, Persia White, Caitlin Gerard, Demetri Goritsas, Christopher Wolfe, Melinda Lee, Sondra Blake, Adam Carr, Jennifer Christopher, Lenny Citrano, Max Kasch | Written by Matthew D. Ward | Directed by Justyn Ah Chong, Matthew D. Ward Written by Matthew D. Ward who co-directs with Justyn Ah Chong, American Killing is the feature debut […]

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22nd Oct2019

‘Investigation 13’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Meg Foster, Stephanie Hernandez, Patrick Flanagan, Robert Paget, William Alexander, Giordan Diaz, Jesse Ramos, Peter Aratari | Written by Rolando Vinas, Krisstian de Lara | Directed by Krisstian de Lara With a screenplay penned by Clay Smith and re-written by Rolando Vinas and Krisstian de Lara, the latter of whom directs, Investigation 13 is […]

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22nd Oct2019

The Road to Reboot: ‘Dogma’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Onward we march along the View Askewniverse of Kevin Smith’s films on this Road to Reboot. We’ve reviewed Clerks, Mallrats and Chasing Amy so far, so the next stop is Dogma. I remember renting Dogma on VHS back in 1999 and loving everything about it. The story of two fallen angels who were sent to […]

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21st Oct2019

‘Nerdy Laser and The Fighting Preceptors’ Mini-Comic Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by Richard Ewell | Art by Jason Wulf | Published by Nerdy Laser Richard Ewell and Jason Wulf worked together on this mini-comic, a project from the mind of Ewell who has been a long-time fan of 80s pop-culture and cartoons as well as professional wrestling. Basically, you take a dash of old-school World […]

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21st Oct2019

Opinionated: What Are The Best Horror Movies to Watch Around Halloween?

by Chris Cummings

We’re fast approaching the season of good chills. The time of year where pumpkins are lit on porches around the world, where your local Starbucks is selling out of Pumpkin Spice, where bags of candy are being stocked up on by households awaiting trick or treaters, and… of course, where horror movies are given that […]

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18th Oct2019

‘Itsy Bitsy’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Bruce Davison, Elizabeth Roberts, Denise Crosby, Arman Darbo, Chloe Perrin | Written by Micah Gallo, Bryan Dick, Jason Alvino | Directed by Micah Gallo Based on a story by Micah Gallo, who also directs and co-writes the screenplay here alongside Bryan Dick and Jason Alvino, Itsy Bitsy is Gallo’s feature debut, having only worked […]

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18th Oct2019

The Road to Reboot: ‘Chasing Amy’ Review

by Chris Cummings

With Jay & Silent Bob Reboot set to begin it’s nationwide US roadshow tour this week, we thought we’d go back in time a little and check out the View Askew universe once again and review some of our favourite Kevin Smith films… In this edition Chris reviews Chasing Amy. Oh, how I love this […]

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18th Oct2019

WWE Network Original: ‘The Bump S01E03’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Another week, another episode of The Bump. I’ve reviewed the first two episodes of this show so far and been openly a fan of what they’re doing, and that doesn’t change here either. With this week’s episode, the crew, led by Kayla Braxton, return with another live guest and two guests who call in and […]

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18th Oct2019

Which is Better? #4 – Creepshow vs. Trick ‘r Treat

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 […]

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17th Oct2019

‘Glass Cabin’ Short Film Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Revell Carpenter, David Mar Stefansson | Written and Directed by Can Türedi Glass Cabin is a short film written and directed by Can Türedi, a Turkish filmmaker who began by making music videos and documentaries. Glass Cabin, a mere fifteen minute short-film, features just two characters and sticks to minimal locations, telling a short […]

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17th Oct2019

WWE Network Original: ‘Ride Along 4×08 – Braun Takes Manhattan’ Review

by Chris Cummings

If you haven’t watched an episode of WWE Ride Along, the concept is as simple as they come. A selection of WWE performers are filmed while they travel from city to city on various legs of their year-round live event tour. It’s been going on for a while now and seems to be an inexpensive […]

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16th Oct2019

Interview: Richard Ewell, creator of Indie Comic ‘Nerdy Laser and The Fighting Preceptors’

by Chris Cummings

I’m a big fan of horror movies, comic books and pro-wrestling, and I’m not alone. There’s a cross-over there. A friend of mine in the US also has those same loves, and he’s been busy putting his passion to work, creating a brand new comic book, working on numerous weekly podcasts and, in the past, […]

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16th Oct2019

‘The Hummingbird Project’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jessie Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenbergh, Ayisha Issa, Mark Slacke, Sarah Goldberg, Frank Schorpion, Kwasi Songui, Conrad Pla, Julian Bailey, Jessica Greco | Written and Directed by Kim Nguyen Written and directed by Kim Nguyen (City of Shadows, Truffle), The Hummingbird Project, which stars Jesse Eisenberg (Zombieland), Alexander Skarsgård (True […]

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15th Oct2019

‘The Book of Forks’ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Created by Rob Davis | Published by SelfMadeHero | Format: Paperback, 200pp If you haven’t read the previous books, then I urge you to check them out, click the link at the end of this review to find out why. This book, The Book of Forks, is the third in The Motherless Oven Trilogy, is […]

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15th Oct2019

Ten Best: Horror Movie Villains in History

by Chris Cummings

As we approach Halloween and the horror movie genre begins to awaken for the folks who perhaps don’t watch it to an unhealthy level like perhaps I do, I thought it might be a bit of fun to compile a TOP TEN of the best horror villains in history. I mean, there’s a lot to […]

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14th Oct2019

The Road to Reboot: ‘Mallrats’ Review

by Chris Cummings

With Jay & Silent Bob Reboot set to begin it’s nationwide US roadshow tour this week, we thought we’d go back in time a little and check out the View Askew universe once again and review some of our favourite Kevin Smith films… In this edition Chris reviews 1995’s Mallrats. After Clerks in 1994, Kevin […]

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14th Oct2019

WWE Network Original Reviews: Tommaso Ciampa – blackHEART

by Chris Cummings

For those who are unaware, Tommaso Ciampa was the NXT Champion as 2019 began, a reigning, defending champion who held onto his title belt (a belt he names Goldie) no matter what. As WrestleMania season rolled on, Ciampa realised he needed to get neck surgery. In March of this year, with reluctancy and sadness in […]

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14th Oct2019

Ten Best: Things That Will Set AEW Apart from WWE Moving Forward

by Chris Cummings

Pro-wrestling is changing. Things are happening. It’s an exciting time to be a fan. With the rise of AEW and it’s debut on TNT as a viable alternative wrestling show, a competitor to WWE when it comes to the wrestling fanbase, there’s something totally new going on. NXT has debuted on network television and upped […]

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11th Oct2019

The Road to Reboot: ‘Clerks’ Review

by Chris Cummings

With Jay & Silent Bob Reboot set to begin it’s nationwide US roadshow tour this week, we thought we’d go back in time a little and check out the View Askew universe once again and review some of our favourite Kevin Smith films… First up, Clerks. I’ve been a Kevin Smith fan since I first […]

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11th Oct2019

‘The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Chris Cummings

I grew up as a Sega kid, but always loved playing the Nintendo first-party original titles, and when I got a Gameboy at the end of the 80s I was immediately hooked. The Legend of Zelda is one of those Nintendo titles that just screams quality and has since 1987 when the very first Zelda […]

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