26th Feb2015

Ten Best: Nicolas Cage roles

by Phil Wheat

Cult favourite Nicolas Cage has carved out an eclectic and brilliant career spanning the decades and across genres, with forays into action, drama and comic book adaptations to name but a few. To celebrate the release of his latest film, Dying of the Light, out on Blu-ray and DVD from the 2nd March 2015 courtesy […]

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19th Feb2015

The Top 40 SNL Skits for SNL’s 40th Anniversary

by Catherina Gioino

SNL. Saturday Night Live. The place where comedy and comedians make it. Just like the city it quintessentially represents, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. And we have forty years to look at. As you might have seen, SNL is turning forty this weekend, and what better way to celebrate […]

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18th Feb2015

Nerd Buy: ReAction Figures – T2, Star Trek, Arrow & more!

by Phil Wheat

It’s been a while since we’ve run a Nerd Buy feature here on Nerdly – but what a way to bring it back! As a lifelong toy fan, I’m a sucker for Funko/Super 7′s ReAction figure line, which brings us all the 70s-styled, Kenner-like action figures we could ever possibly want. I’ve got a bunch […]

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16th Feb2015

Back This! Special: The Devil on Wheels

by Phil Wheat

Feature-length documentary The Devil on Wheels – set to run a crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter from Wednesday 4th March, for 30 days on an all-or-nothing basis – looks at, and celebrates, the making of and the cult surrounding Duel, the first well known film created by Steven Spielberg starring the infamous protagonist Peterbilt 281 […]

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13th Feb2015

From your pocket to the Big Screen

by Guest

Everyone knows that when you play the National Lottery, some of the money go to helping good causes… But did you know that lottery funding goes in to a huge variety of projects, including some great British blockbusters which have gone on to become household names AND Oscar winners, and has allowed young and talented […]

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11th Feb2015

Top 5: Sinister Books in Film

by Phil Wheat

The Babadook, released on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital on February 16th, tells the story of a widowed mother Amelia (Essie Davis) battling with the loss of her husband, and her son’s growing fears of a monster invading their house. When a strange new book is found by Samuel (Noah Wiseman), reading it seems to invite […]

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07th Feb2015

‘The Art of Evolve’ – Preview Gallery

by Phil Wheat

Evolve is a hotly anticipated next gen, asymmetrical co-op shooter that is set to dominate the games world in 2015, promising a ground breaking multiplayer and boss-battle experience. Set to hit the shops on 10th February 2015, it has already won numerous awards including ‘Best of Show’ at the Best of E3 Awards and Best […]

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06th Feb2015

The Best Valentine’s Gifts for Book-Lovers

by Guest

If your partner is a committed bibliophile (or lover of books, in everyday parlance) you may often find your company shunned as they escape from the real world to embark on flights of fantasy that are as unique and diverse and the minds of the authors they most enjoy. Literature has often turned its attention […]

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05th Feb2015

Top 5: Sci-Fi Action Scenes

by Kat Wheat

Space battles, alien showdowns and, of course, light saber duels. Sci-Fi films are packed full of some of cinema’s greatest, and most visually stunning, action scenes, and upcoming sci-fi adventure Jupiter Ascending is no different. Epic gravity boot chases through Chicago, military ships travelling vast distances and laser guns shoot outs aplenty, the film – […]

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05th Feb2015

The playground of New York: Godzilla vs King Kong

by Guest

Godzilla and King Kong are household names for most people. They have been portrayed in films since the ‘30s, and continue to inspire new movies even today. King Kong’s origins are American and Godzilla’s Japanese, although both are born of a fear of the unknown, and an imagining of what massive creatures may exist in […]

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30th Jan2015

Top 5: Phones to look forward to in 2015

by Kat Wheat

Sony Xperia Z4 This year’s GSMA Mobile World Congress event will be attracting thousands and thousands of investors, technology enthusiasts, experts and more when it opens its doors for the 4 day event running from the 2nd to the 5th March. And for mobile phone fans it should have been a chance to cast their […]

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28th Jan2015

Fantastic Four – Why the Reboot Will Work

by Dan Clark

The movie everyone already hates finally had its trailer released yesterday, and I have to say I am enjoying what I am seeing. First, I should state that I am actually looking forward to this reboot. I know many have had issues with casting choices, potential script elements, and updates to characters—but I see a […]

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18th Jan2015

My Retro Gaming Memories

by Phil Wheat

As many blog owners will tell you, especially those of the geeky and nerdy persuasion, you get a LOT of random and often unwarranted emails asking you to plug this film, this game, this service etc. So after 5 years it takes a lot for such an email to catch my attention. Why am I […]

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11th Jan2015

Dan’s Ten Best: Movies of 2014

by Dan Clark

The proverbial Top Ten List. A sacred tradition passed down by our cinematic elders. This is the fourth time I have partaken in this holy tradition, and one thing has remained constant is that this list is never set in stone. As we catch up with more films we missed or rewatch our favorites it […]

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06th Jan2015

Ten Best: Documentaries of 2014

by Dan Clark

My look at 2014 continues as I review the best documentaries of 2014. Documentaries can serve a multitude of purposes. You will have your change the world docs that pick a certain cause and attempt to spread the word so people will rise up and do something. You have those that are just about a […]

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03rd Jan2015

Ten Best: Comics of 2014

by Dan Clark

This marks the first time I have ever done a Top 10 Comics list. I will have to preface this list by saying I do not read a great deal of comics. In order to keep up with movies the way I do, my time to read comics is rather limited. However, thanks in large […]

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02nd Jan2015

Crime Traveller: A Look Back at a Forgotten British Sci-Fi Gem

by Kat Wheat

It cannot be denied that America does straight-laced science-fiction, on the small screen, better than perhaps anyone. However, when it comes to offbeat and innovative interpretations of the genre, British television cannot be beaten. British science-fiction has a long and varied history within the genre that is respected by fans across the globe. Crime Traveller […]

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22nd Dec2014

Phil’s Ten Worst Movies of 2014

by Phil Wheat

If you’ve read my Top 10 Movies of 2014 list, you’ll know I proclaimed the vast amount of really good movies released this year but for all the good movies, there has to be some bad… And the bad were REALLY bad this year. From unfunny comedies to weird vanity projects that were seemingly made […]

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19th Dec2014

Ten Best: Phil’s Top 10 Movies of 2014

by Phil Wheat

Well it’s that time of year again – the one where websites across the globe churn out Top 10 list after top ten list. So why should we be any different?! Yet whilst we may be following the predictable end of year lists, I can guarantee that my list is anything but predictable, featuring films […]

07th Dec2014

Top 5: Iconic TV shows of the 1970s

by Phil Wheat

Legendary TV producer and writer Glen A. Larson sadly passed away recently aged 77 – Larson was most famous for creating Battlestar Galactica one of the most spectacular and ambitious television programmes ever produced in the 1970s. And with Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Original Series being released on Blu-ray for the first time last month […]

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07th Dec2014

A Look Back at Sean Anders

by Kat Wheat

To celebrate the release of Horrible Bosses 2, in cinemas now, we thought we’d take a look at the career of director and screenwriter Sean Anders. Known for his raunchy humor as well as his relatable (and usually unlucky) characters, Anders has a knack for merging comedically strong personalities and bizarre situations that touches on […]

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06th Dec2014

Ten Best: Spies in Children’s TV and Film

by Phil Wheat

With the arrival of Penguins of Madagascar, in cinemas now, it is time to take a look at the best spies in children’s television and film. Although few can compare to the epic military style of the Penguins, some meet the challenge and are always ready to save the world. However, few have to face […]

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