TV REVIEW – ‘THE MIRROR’ (2017)

Currently on IFC is The Mirror, a six-part web-series from AB Video Solutions, the film production company of Baltimore, MD-based art collective Wham City who previously released the equal parts strange and exceptionally well-made (and much talked about) shorts Unedited Footage of a Bear, This House Has People in It, and others in Adult Swim‘s…

FILM REVIEW – ‘JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM’ (2018)

Friday, June 22, 2018 marks the official US theatrical release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening Tuesday, June 19, courtesy of Universal Pictures, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas. If you’ve seen the previews, you probably have some idea of what’s going on in this sequel to…

FILM REVIEW – ‘WHAT WE’RE READING TODAY!’ (2018)

Currently touring the film festival circuit is What We’re Reading Today! a dark-comedy short film from Georgia-based filmmakers Devon Johnson and Shannon Strucci. Written and directed by Johnson and shot and edited by Strucci, What We’re Reading Today! is presented as the final episode of a fictional eponymous public access TV show wherein the less-than-articulate host…

BOOK REVIEW – ‘WINTER OF THE GODS’

Last year, I stumbled across Jordanna Max Brodsky’s first Olympus Bound Series book, The Immortals, which is a mystery that, you guessed it, involves some of the Greek gods. However, unlike the white robe and laurel-wearing gods of old, these are the gods in their more modern and diminished state. Well, some are more diminished…

Nerd History (w/ Tom Elmore): Superman’s 80th Anniversary Tributes-Action Comics #1000 & Krypton

April 18, 2018 marked the 80th Anniversary of arguably the biggest moment in comic book history, the first issue of Action Comics (cover date June, 1938) starring Superman in his world debut. This ten cent (est. $2.00 in today’s money) comic book was the birth of the superhero genre with the Man of Tomorrow starting the demand for super-powered…

FILM REVIEW – ‘DEADPOOL 2’ (2018)

Friday, May 18, 2018 marks the official US theatrical release of Deadpool 2, the long-awaited sequel to 2016’s Deadpool and eleventh installment in the X-Men franchise. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening on Thursday, May 10, courtesy of 20th Century Fox, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas. In this wonderful little world…

FILM REVIEW – ‘AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR’ (2018)

April 27, 2018 marked the official theatrical release of Avengers: Infinity War – the third in the ‘Avengers’ franchise, and nineteenth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening Tuesday, April 24, 2018 courtesy of Marvel Studios, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas. To say this movie…