FILM REVIEW – ‘MIDSOMMAR’ (2019)

Currently in theaters is Midsommar, written and directed by Ari Aster (2018’s Hereditary), in only his second ever feature film as a writer and/or director. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening, courtesy of A24 Entertainment and Allied Marketing. Due to delays with prior commitments and travel, publication of this review was…

Nerd History (w/ Tom Elmore): 50 Years of Those Meddling Kids – the Golden Anniversary of SCOOBY DOO

2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of one of the most successful cartoon franchises in television history: Scooby-Doo. The anthropomorphic Great Dane debuted on CBS on September 13, 1969 and has been solving mysteries ever since in numerous televisions series, made-for-video movies and live action feature films. Over the years, Scooby and his compatriots, Fred, Daphne,…

TV REVIEW – ‘GOOD OMENS’ (2019 MINISERIES)

  Currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video is Good Omens, the miniseries based on the eponymous book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. There’s only one word to describe Good Omens, and that word is perfect. Amazon Prime Video released their co-venture with the BBC directly to Amazon Prime on May 31st, much to the…

FILM REVIEW – ‘THE REHEARSAL’ (2018)

Currently touring the film festival circuit is The Rehearsal, a short film by Virginia-based writer and director Trent Welstead. The short, which clocks in at just a hair over six minutes, has done quite well in its film festival tour thus far, taking home numerous awards and nominations, including (but certainly not limited to) an…

FILM REVIEW – ‘X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX’ (2019)

Currently in theaters is X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the seventh and final installment in the main X-Men film franchise, and twelfth overall installment in Fox’s extended X-Men Cinematic Universe (XCU). Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening, courtesy of 20th Century Fox, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas. Due to a media embargo,…