29th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Greenleaf’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

What do you get when the producer and writer behind Six Feet Under and Lost teams up with Oprah Winfrey? A dysfunctional Christian family that may or may not be laundering money, of course! After almost two decades of starring in films and as guest stars in series, Oprah returns to her acting chops in Greenleaf as the recurring character Mavis […]

28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Until February 1971, President Richard Nixon had meetings in the Oval Office unrecorded, unable to be called upon by him and his staff as well as those that came after him. One of those such meetings included the December 21, 1970 meeting he had with the king, Elvis Presley. In a bizarre twist of actual […]

28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘A Hologram for the King’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Tom Hanks has become such a universal actor that you just can expect him to play any role and know that you’ll be entertained - even if one of those roles calls for him to pop a giant cyst growing on his spine. Blood and vomit aside, Tom Hanks shines in A Hologram for the King, a film […]

26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Youth in Oregon’

by Catherina Gioino

What happens when your father decides that it’s time to end it all, that he’s tired of causing you and your family so much grief and pain, that he himself is tired of suffering and just wants, well, to die? The implications of Youth in Oregon is far greater than what’s seen on screen. Written by first […]

26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Phenom’

by Catherina Gioino

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival saw its fair share of first time filmmakers as well as returning and well experienced actors and directors. In an eclectic ensemble of actors, writers and directors, The Phenom stars Ethan Hawke and Paul Giamatti as they play the father and psychiatrist respectively of a rookie pitcher who loses his A game. […]

26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Poor Boy’

by Catherina Gioino

At your wit’s end and you have nowhere else to go, what do you do? Obviously, you become a thief and a robber, and eventually become so good at that that now other con-men start coming to you for help and you start robbing them. Much easier said than done, at least what the cast […]

25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman talk ‘The Family Fang’

by Catherina Gioino

Just what do you do when your parents are performance artists and go missing? Are they crying wolf and trying to pull another stunt? Or rather, are they actually in trouble and need your help? This is the dilemma Annie and Baxter Fang find themselves in, in The Family Fang. In Jason Bateman’s second directorial film since Bad […]

25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: NY Shorts Program

by Catherina Gioino

Of the many films the Tribeca Film Festival shows, one of the biggest categories that often gets overlooked is the shorts category. Shorts are most definitely much harder to make considering their limited screen time and the need to fit a whole story within that time. Taking that into consideration, the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival […]

20th Apr2016

‘Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent’ at 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Now more than ever, the odds of knowing some celebrity chef are high: Martha Stewart, Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse, and more, just to name a few. With channels such as Food Network and shows like Ace of Cakes or Lidia’s Italy, of course it wouldn’t be the least bit shocking to hear people talking of some of […]

18th Apr2016

‘Time Traveling Bong’ at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Broad City is the voice of a new generation: one where kids turn to adults, drunken hijinks are the new norm, mimosas and bloody marys are never too early to drink, and of course, traveling around a city that’s huge and rather stereotypical in its ways. This is what a millennial calls normal, and the creators […]

18th Apr2016

Interview: Eugene McGing talks ‘The Unfolding’

by Stuart Wright

A fearful world stands on the brink of nuclear catastrophe. A young researcher in psychical events, together with his girlfriend, travel to the legendary wilds of Dartmoor, England, to investigate a rambling, centuries old building – here they find themselves drawn into a murder mystery from the past, a mortal confrontation with pure evil, and […]

18th Apr2016

‘Love True’ at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

In 2011, Alma Har’el won the Best Documentary Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival for her doc Bombay Beach. Now just five years later, Har’el is back with another documentary at Tribeca, called Love True. Grammatically it may incorrect but visually, it astounds the audience’s eyes with amazing aesthetics of the past, present, and future of three characters. […]

18th Apr2016

‘Nerdland’ at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Now in its 15th year, the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival has offered thousands of filmmakers their chance to showcase the hard work they’ve placed on their passions. Whether it’s any first time writer or director, to the iconic, multi-award winning actor and producer, Tribeca has given these people a venue for their work, and it […]

07th Apr2016

Interview: Lisa Howard discusses body-horror ‘Decay’

by Phil Wheat

Featuring a mesmerizing performance by Rob Zabrecky, writer-director Joseph Wartnerchaney’s vividly nightmarish pic Decay focuses on a middle-aged grounds keeper at a local theme park that suffers from a debilitating case of OCD. One day, his daily routine is disrupted by a surprise visitor in his basement: a beautiful young woman who, through a jarring […]

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05th Apr2016

Interview: Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree talks ‘Battle Mountain’

by Stuart Wright

Proud to announce a podcast with a difference. Whereas usually we speak to the writer or director or actor, this time we speak to the subject of a documentary – the world famous, record breaking, Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree. Addicted to breaking records, the former world champion puts his mind and body on the line […]

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01st Apr2016

Interview: Jen Burry talks ‘Alienated’

by Phil Wheat

The late Taylor Negron (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Last Boy Scout) stars in Alienated, invading cinemas and VOD this March via Gravitas Ventures. From writer-director Brian Ackley comes an intoxicating, edge-of-the-seat science-fiction chiller tells the story of a married couple that is forced to confront their fatal relationship issues while on the brink […]

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31st Mar2016

Interview: Daniel O’Meara talks ‘Deadly Famous’

by Phil Wheat

The pitfalls of Hollywood creates an American Psycho in the unnerving Deadly Famous, out this month on DVD from Indican Pictures. Hiding under a mask of collected sanity, Alan is an aging actor with a serious serial killing hobby. His dark, reclusive world is blown open when a young, bubbly blonde moves in as a […]

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24th Mar2016

Interview: Corin Hardy talks ‘The Hallow’

by Phil Wheat

Corin Hardy (@corinhardy) is an awarded filmmaker and music video director with a recognizable dark, beautiful visual flair that runs through most of his work. The Hallow is his debut feature film and tells the story of a family who move into a remote mill house in Ireland and find themselves in a fight for […]

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18th Mar2016

Interview: Gavin Williams talks ‘Await Further Instructions’

by Phil Wheat

Await Further Instructions – the debut feature of screenwriter Gavin Williams, directed by Johnny Kevorkian – is currently in post-production after a Winter 2015 shoot. Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright, spoke to Williams about the challenges of writing a screenplay and how he applied that to the development of his […]

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17th Mar2016

365Flicks Podcast – Episode 33: Talking Dead Interview with Ross Marquand

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the 365Flick podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on Podomatic and Libsyn, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. 365Flicks Podcast – Episode 33: Interview with Ross Marquand […]

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09th Mar2016

10 quick questions with Henry Rollins about ‘He Never Died’

by Phil Wheat

One of my favourite films from last years Grimmfest was the stunning vampire movie come theological horror He Never Died, (review) which sees Henry Rollins play Jack, a social outcast, who is thrust out of his comfort zone when the outside world bangs on his door and he can’t contain his violent past. As it […]

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07th Mar2016

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – Dave Erickson Q&A

by Phil Wheat

As the season two premiere of Fear the Walking Dead approaches, AMC Global and BT held an exclusive Q&A with the drama’s Executive Producer and showrunner, Dave Erickson. Discussing the dramatic development of the series and some of the new season’s ocean-set scenes, Erickson’s insights into the Mexico-based production are revealed below alongside the shows […]

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