FILM REVIEW – ‘HALLOWEEN’ (2018)

Currently in theaters is Halloween – the 2018 sequel to the original 1978 horror film that has long-since become legendary. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening, courtesy of Allied Marketing and Regal Cinemas. Shot in what looks to be an older format, complete with the original fonts and all –…

FILM REVIEW – ‘VENOM’ (2018)

Friday, October 5, 2018 marked the official theatrical release of Venom, the first film in the new Sony Marvel Universe, adjunct to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and in conjunction with Marvel Studios. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening courtesy of Sony Pictures, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas. Venom stars…

FILM REVIEW – ‘THE PREDATOR’ (2018)

Friday, September 14, 2018 marks the official US theatrical release of The Predator, the sixth film in the extended Predator franchise (which includes two Alien vs Predator films) written and directed by Shane Black (of the first two Lethal Weapon films, The Monster Squad, and of course the role of Rick Hawkins in the original…

FILM REVIEW – ‘THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS’ (2018)

Currently in theaters is The Happytime Murders, a raunchy comedy from Brian Henson (yes, as in those Hensons) starring Melissa McCarthy. Well, okay… can I really say it’s starring Melissa McCarthy, per se? I mean, yes, technically she’s in it, but the main “star” is really Phil Philips (voiced by Bill Barretta) a disgraced former…

FILM REVIEW – ‘HEREDITARY’ (2018)

Where should I start with Hereditary? I can make cliche comments about how it’s sure to be a sleeper success. Or how it’s more of an experience than a jump-and-scare movie. How about “It’s emotionally grating but not a typical horror movie”? I can focus on the fact that it tears on you as a…