FILM REVIEW – ‘THE MUMMY’ (2017)

In 1932 Universal Pictures gave us the chilling tale of an ancient Egyptian ruler returned to life in modern day London stalking the living incarnation of a former lover. In 1999 Universal Pictures reimagined the story in the style of an old adventure serial, with a young archaeologist awakening an unspeakably evil power from ancient…

FILM REVIEW – ‘WONDER WOMAN’ (2017)

Friday, June 2, 2017 marked the official US theatrical release of Wonder Woman, the newest film in the DC Cinematic Universe (and to-date the most critically acclaimed) directed by Patty Jenkins. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance Tuesday, May 30 courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas. (Due to editorial staff being…

TV REVIEW – ‘MST3K: THE RETURN’ (Season 11/2017)

In the not too distant future from where it last left off, and somewhere called Netflix in time and space,¬†Mystery Science Theater 3000 has officially returned! The snarky, movie-riffing, semi-serious (at best) series created by Joel Hodgson back in 1988 saw its original 10-season run from 1988-1999 across multiple networks, and had perhaps one of…

FILM REVIEW – ‘ALIEN: COVENANT’ (2017)

May 19, 2017 marks the official worldwide theatrical release of Alien: Covenant, the sixth film in the Alien franchise and second in the new¬†Alien Prequel franchise,. as well as the return to the director’s chair for legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening on May 10, 2017…

TV REVIEW – ‘BILL NYE SAVES THE WORLD’ (Season 1/2017)

Science. It spurs the imagination when combined with fiction, its innovations have given humanity everything from microwave popcorn, microwave ovens that cook said popcorn, and cheese-in-a-can, to the smartphones we use, televisions we watch, and the rocketry that flies astronauts into space. At the forefront of modern science education is a mild-mannered, bowtie-laden scientist known…

FILM REVIEW: ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: VOL. 2 (2017)

Friday, May 5, 2017 marks the official theatrical release of Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 – the highly-anticipated sequel to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and the fifteenth film in the official MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the early press screening courtesy of Marvel Studios, Allied…

FILM REVIEW – ‘THE VOID’ (2017)

Written and directed by the duo of Jeremy Gillespie & Steven Kostanski (the team that gave us Manborg), The Void is a horror movie in the tradition of H. P. Lovecraft and movies sparked from his genius like From Beyond and In The Mouth of Madness. It stars Daniel Carter, Kenneth Welsh, Daniel Fathers, Kathleen…