11th Jul2017

‘Security’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Antonio Banderas, Ben Kingsley, Liam McIntyre, Chad Lindberg, Gabriella Wright, Cung Le, Mark Rhino Smith, Jiro Wang, Katherine de la Rocha, Lillian Blankenship, Velimir Velev | Written by Tony Mosher, John Sullivan | Directed by Alain Desrochers Down on his luck and desperate for work, ex-special services veteran Eddie (Banderas) takes a job as […]

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10th Jul2017

‘Fox Trap’ Review

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Becca Hirani, Kate Lister, Julia Eringer, Klariza Clayton, Scott Chambers, Alex Sawyer, Therica Wilson-Read, Richard Summers-Calvert, Georgina Dugdale, Charlene Cooper, Carey Thring, Shelley Lankovits | Written by Scott Jeffrey | Directed by Jamie Weston After a cruel prank goes wrong on prom night leaving a young girl disabled, the group go their separate ways […]

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10th Jul2017

‘It Comes At Night’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr | Written and Directed by Trey Edward Shults Ah, the thrill of plunging into a good movie with no prior knowledge. It’s rare, not simply because of the ubiquity of marketing material in the connected world, but also because said films don’t usually live up […]

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07th Jul2017

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Review – A Second Opinion

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Zendaya | Written by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers | Directed by Jon Watts After a Spider-Man trilogy that hasn’t aged well in light of the newer superhero films, and after a failed […]

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07th Jul2017

‘The Answer’ VOD Review

by Nik Holman

Stars: Austin Hebert, Alexis Carra, David S. Lee, Adam Shapiro, Mark Deklin | Written and Directed by Iqbal Ahmed The Answer is a sci-fi, action, thriller, romance that is every bit as generic as its title. We are introduced to the mundane world of Bridd Cole (Austin Hebert), a quiet loner with a knack for […]

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07th Jul2017

‘The Assault’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tom Sizemore, Kevin Nash, Jordan Ladd, Nikki Moore, Thyme Lewis, David Gere, Tom DeNucci, Lindsay Lamb, Nicole Bardis, Lester Keefe | Written by Jacob Cooney, Bill Hanstock, George Saunders | Directed by Jacob Cooney Jacob Cooney and his 3 Headed Shark Attack co-writer Bill Hanstock, re-team for a low-budget action revenge drama The Assault, […]

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07th Jul2017

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Zendaya | Written by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers | Directed by Jon Watts Obviously, “Homecoming” has multiple meanings, not least of which is Spider-Man’s switch to the cool side of the Marvel […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Trapped’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Stella Maeve, Evan Taubenfeld, Ashley Carin, Michael Madsen | Written by Harris Demel, Rob Greenberg | Directed by Harris Demel [NOTE: With the film out on DVD here in the UK, here’s an extended review of Trapped, aka Flipped; which we originally reviewed back in April 2016 under the title Blood Rush] Directed by […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Bonejangles’ VOD Review

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Reggie Bannister, Elissa Dowling, Kelly Misek, Jr., Julia Cavanaugh, Devin Toft, Jamie Scott Gordon, Lawrence Wayne Curry, Hannah Richter | Written by Keith Melcher | Directed by Brett DeJager After slaughtering nearly all the local police force, the legendary immortal serial killer Bonejangles has finally capture. With Bonejangles now detained and heavily sedated, the […]

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06th Jul2017

‘Gremlin’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Adam Hampton, Kristy K. Boone, Geoff Barron, Christian Bellgardt, Katie Burgess, Connie Franklin | Written and Directed by Ryan Bellgardt Adam receives a mysterious box from his mother, passed to her from his estranged Uncle, containing a creature that will kill everyone he cares about. The only way to be rid of the curse […]

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05th Jul2017

’3 Hours Till Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Al Dales, Chris Walters, Brooke Walker, Hans Potter, Darren Andrichuk, Vladimir Zaric, Delia Tatiana, Courtney Hyson, Marisa Crockett, Heather Marie Scott | Written and Directed by Jason Mills A group of friends are on a camping trip in the rural backwoods, with no phones, no technology and no contact with the outside world. Unbeknownst […]

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04th Jul2017

’13 Demons’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Cunningham, Stephen Grey, Daniel Falicki, Jackson Ezinga, Patrick Hendren, Jason Roth, Steven Taber, Charley Vanportfliet | Written and Directed by Daniel Falicki “This is some Jumanji sh*t…” That line couldn’t be more apt to describe 13 Demons. A fresh take on the evils of roleplaying games and how the lines between games and […]

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04th Jul2017

Movies You May Have Missed: ‘Pulp’

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest installment in our regular Movies You May Have Missed series here on Nerdly, in which I highlight some of, what I think, are the best movies that have flown under the radar of many or have been “forgotten” in the intervening years since its release. This time round its a fantastic […]

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03rd Jul2017

‘Besetment’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Abby Wathen, Marlyn Mason, Michael Meyer, Max Gutfreund, Greg James, Hannah Barefoot, Lindsae Klein, Douglas Rowe, Sonya Davis | Written and Directed by Brad Douglas Besetment stars Abby Wathen (The Bay) as Amanda Millard, a young woman who takes a hotel position in a small town where she ends up fighting for her life…. Struggling […]

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30th Jun2017

‘Death Pool’ Review

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Sara Malakul Lane, Randy Wayne, Shawn C. Phillips, Afton Jillian, James Cullen Bressack, Demetrius Stear, Karalynn Dunton, Kimberly Rebeca, Kelly Erin Decker, Rhett Wellington, Jessica Louise Long | Written and Directed by Jared Cohn Johnny Taylor (Randy Wayne) has spent most of his life in fear of water, after being traumatised as a child […]

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30th Jun2017

‘Okja’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-Hyun Ahn, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jungeun Lee, Hee-Bong Byun, Shirley Henderson | Written and Directed by Bong Joon Ho In a world where we are running out of food and our population is increasing, finding an answer to the problem is something the world is working on. Okja shows […]

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29th Jun2017

‘Picture of Beauty’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Taylor Sands, Danielle Rose, Pawel Hajnos, Magdalena Bochan-Jachimek, Joanna Mazewska, Joanna Sobocinska, Ernestyna Winnicka, Amer Riad El Muafy, Elen Moore, Frantisek Smejkal | Written by and Directed by Maxim Ford A voyeuristic, yet sexually repressed painter commissioned by a Madam for her brothel. Two young friends exploring feelings for each other. Corrupt police officers […]

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27th Jun2017

‘The Amityville Horror’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce, Michael Sacks, Helen Shaver | Written by Sandor Stern | Directed by Stuart Rosenberg When films say they are based on true stories, it is easy to take such statements with a pinch of salt. The […]

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26th Jun2017

‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Olwen Kelly, Ophelia Lovibond | Written by Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing | Directed by Andre Ovredal Horror is a genre that relies on word of mouth when it comes to finding the good films. We tend to get the big Hollywood releases that are fairly generic with their scares, then […]

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23rd Jun2017

‘The Bird with the Crystal Plumage’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi, Umberto Raho, Renato Romano, Giuseppe Castellano, Mario Adorf, Pino Patti, Gildo Di Marco | Written and Directed by Dario Argento When you hear the name Dario Argento you know what to expect. In many ways, he is the gateway director to Italian horror, and with […]

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23rd Jun2017

‘Galaxy of Horrors’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Olli Banjo, Adam Buller, Michelle Colao, Greg Engbrecht, Elle Gabriel, Francesc Garrido, Alias Hilsum, Charles Hubbell, Rob Kerkovich, Vin Kridakorn, Mathis Landwehr, Claire Oelkers, Julio Perillán, Fabio Prati, Luke Sorge | Directed by Dennis Cabella, Javier Chillon, Todd Cobery, Andrew Desmond, Benni Diez, Marcello Ercole, Richard Karpala, Justin McConnell, Antonio Padovan, Fabio Prati, Ethan […]

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22nd Jun2017

‘Baby Driver’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Space, John Hamm, Jamie Foxx | Written and Directed by Edgar Wright Edgar Wright’s return to American moviemaking is a more earnest and coherent foray than 2010’s Scott Pilgrim, and it’s a blast of pure positive energy after the relatively dour The World’s End. It opens with the eponymous […]

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