06th Mar2015

New trailer for Amazon’s ‘Outlander’

by Phil Wheat

Available for UK streaming from 26th March 2015, with new episodes weekly starting 5th April (one day after the second season premieres in the United States), Outlander is shot entirely in Scotland and follows the love story of Claire, a married World War II nurse who is thrown back in time from 1945 into an […]

06th Mar2015

‘It Follows’ tops Glasgow Film Festival Critics’ Choice list

by Phil Wheat

In addition to the first-ever Audience Award, which was announced at the Closing Gala on Sunday 1st March, Glasgow Film Festival have today announced their inaugural Critics’ Choice: a list of the ten films which scored most highly in a vote from GFF’s accredited press corps. All accredited reviewers attending the festival were invited to […]

06th Mar2015

Preview: Ring of Roses (Titan Comics)

by Phil Wheat

This July sees the Titan Comics release of conspiracy thriller Ring of Roses by Das Petrou and John Watkiss, presented for the first time in colour. This Da Vinci Code meets X-Files tale has been described by industry legend Dave Gibbons as “fresh and invigorating…arresting and vivid!” London, 1991. But not the London you may […]

05th Mar2015

Warner announce new mobile games – Batman, Mortal Kombat, LEGO & Game of Thrones

by Phil Wheat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have unveiled the company’s slate of upcoming mobile game releases, showcasing diverse free-to-play and premium gaming experiences and leveraging some of the world’s most powerful franchises, including Batman, DC Comics, Mortal Kombat, LEGO and Game of Thrones. Says David Haddad, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment: Our […]

04th Mar2015

Nerd Buy: ‘The Karate Kid’ ReAction Figures

by Phil Wheat

Back in 1984 it would’ve been hard to predict that The Karate Kid would still be a huge cult film some 30 years later. It appealed both to every kid who ever felt the underdog and the late 70s / early 80s fascination with martial arts… And those kids, now grown up, can relive their […]

04th Mar2015

New trailer for Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

by Phil Wheat

Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk.  Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and […]

03rd Mar2015

Peccadillo Pictures announce release of ‘What’s Left of Us’

by Phil Wheat

Originally screened at London’s Frightfest in 2013 under the title of The Desert, What’s Left Of Us is a superb, gripping and terrifying imagining of three people holding on to sanity, safety and all they have left. The film is set for a VOD and DVD release on May 11th courtesy of Peccadillo Pictures, who […]

03rd Mar2015

First Look: Age of Ultron vs. Marvel Zombies #1

by Phil Wheat

In the southern wastes of Battleworld, two unholy factions wage neverending war. This June, that war reaches a new level of horror in Age of Ultron vs. Marvel Zombies #1 – a new Secret Wars series from Eisner-award winning writer James Robinson and critically-acclaimed artist Steve Pugh. There are regions of Battleworld so dangerous, they […]

03rd Mar2015

The Auteur Film Festival – Line-up Announced

by Phil Wheat

Taking place at the Curzon Bloomsbury, which reopens on 27th March 2015, the Auteur Film Festival is set to be a week-long celebration of cinema’s greatest directors; and today the full-line-up for the festival has been announced. Tickets for the festival go on sale later today: http://www.curzoncinemas.com/auteurfilmfestival. Intros to the films will be announced in the […]

03rd Mar2015

First poster & image from the ‘Martyrs’ remake

by Phil Wheat

Coming courtesy of Dread Central, here’s the first image and poster from the Goetz Brothers’ remake of Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs – which has already completed filming (it’s a rarity these days to only hear about a movie AFTER it’s finished) – the latest film from the uber-prolific Blumhouse Productions. The remake stars Bailey Noble (True […]

02nd Mar2015

James Cullen Bressack’s ‘Hate Crime’ banned by the BBFC

by Phil Wheat

If you’re a long time reader of my work, be it here on Nerdly, or the sites previous incarnation, Blogomatic3000, you’re probably aware of the my love for the work of a director called James Cullen Bressack. It was way back in 2011 when the young director emailed me out of the blue asking if […]

27th Feb2015

Poster Round-Up v2.0: The Big Game Avengers Top Five

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest installment of the Nerdly poster round-up, where we bring you up to speed on some of the best (and worst) movie posters to have hit the interwebs in recent weeks. Including posters for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, Tokyo Tribe, Top Five, Big Game, Tale of Princess Kaguya, Child 44 and […]

27th Feb2015

‘Save Yourself’ – New trailer and images released

by Phil Wheat

In honor of “Women In Horror Month,” the Canadian, female-driven horror/thriller Save Yourself is releasing its official teaser trailer and first stills from the film. Staring Jessica Cameron (Truth Or Dare), Tristan Risk (ABC’s Of Death 2), Tianna Nori (Clean Break), Sydney Kondruss (The Drownsman), Bobbie Phillips (Carnival Of Souls) and a slew of other […]

27th Feb2015

Schleich announce DC Comics figurine collection

by Phil Wheat

They were on display at this years London Toyfair (check out our pictures here) but today renowned children’s figurine maker, Schleich have announced they are entering a new heroic era with a collection to impress fans of the Justice League. This new series will deliver collector’s quality pieces at toy prices with ten figures of […]

26th Feb2015

Covert Affairs’ Christopher Gorham headed to MCM Birmingham

by Phil Wheat

There’s nothing undercover about Covert Affairs lead Christopher Gorham’s next mission; the spy drama star will be joining the special guest line-up at next month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con. California native Gorham plays field agent Auggie Anderson in the US show, a field agent who was blinded on a special forces mission in Iraq and […]

26th Feb2015

First Look: Ghost Racers #1

by Phil Wheat

Strap in. Start your engines. And prepare for terror! Deadly vehicles and deadlier racers unleash their hellish fury upon Battleworld in Ghost Racers #1 – a brand new Secret Wars series coming this June. Felipe Smith and Juan Gedeon put the pedal to the metal as familiar Spirits of Vengeance duel one other in lethal, […]

24th Feb2015

Nerd Buy: The Rocketeer FUNKO Legacy Action Figure

by Phil Wheat

The Rocketeer remains one of the great Indy comics creations, as well as an example of an under-rated early version of the comic-book movie. Dave Stevens’ inspired creation is still hugely popular with comics fans 33 years after it first appeared (sporting the most beautiful artwork) and 23 years after the movie. And this new […]

24th Feb2015

Preview: Surface Tension #1

by Phil Wheat

May sees the release of Surface Tension #1 from writer/artist Jay Gunn and publishers Titan Comics. A timely ecological fable of a planet rebelling against its inhabitants – perfect for fans of The Walking Dead, The Day of the Triffids, and Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Surface Tension is a gorgeous adventure of unprecedented […]

20th Feb2015

First Look: Infinity Gauntlet #1

by Phil Wheat

The stones are calling to one another, and the most powerful artifact in the universe will be re-assembled in Infinity Gauntlet #1 – a brand new Secret Wars series launching this May, Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) and Dustin Weaver (Edge of Spider-Verse) bring you a cosmic tale of life, death and the things we do […]

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20th Feb2015

Play Blackpool 2015 – First Announcements

by Phil Wheat

It’s now just two and a half months until Play Blackpool is upon us and although we’ve been quiet on the news front that is all about to change from today – with a wealth of new announcements… The classic arcade will be returning to Play Blackpool. Retro Games Party (RGP) those purveyors of the […]

20th Feb2015

‘Sleepy Hollow’ stars to attend MCM Birmingham Comic Con

by Phil Wheat

Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman are galloping into town for MCM Birmingham Comic Con! Sleepy Hollow stars Tom Mison (Parade’s End, Lost In Austen) and Neil Jackson (Blade: The Series, Quantum Of Solace) will be meeting fans, presenting panels and signing autographs on both days of the show, held at the NEC on 21st […]

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19th Feb2015

Trailer Park: Mad Max is Hooked Up with Agent 47

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our (semi) regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a bevy of the latest movie trailers including Hitman: Agent 47, Trainwreck, Crimson Peak, Aloha, Hooked Up and a new international trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road. Hitman: Agent 47 HITMAN: […]

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