27th Jun2014

‘Goal of the Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Alban Lenoir, Charlie Bruneau, Tiphaine Daviot, Ahmed Sylla, Alexandre Philip | Written by Tristan Schulmann, Marie Garel Weiss, Quoc Dang Tran, Izm, Laetitia Trapet | Directed by Benjamin Rocher, Thierry Poiraud Well this couldn’t be better timing really could it? With the World Cup occupying TV screens and newspapers across the globe Metrodome unleash […]

26th Jun2014

‘Keeping Rosy’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Maxine Peake, Blake Harrison, Elisa Lasowski, Christine Bottomley, Sam Hoare, Shina Shihoko Nagai, Tori Hart | Written by Mike Oughton, Steve Reeves | Directed by Steve Reeves Independent films have a tough time getting exposure so when one turns up that really impresses you, it makes you want to shout from a mountaintop for people to take the […]

24th Jun2014

‘Bloody Birthday’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Lori Lethin, Melinda Cordell, Julie Brown, Joe Penny, Bert Kramer, K.C. Martel, Elizabeth Hoy, Billy Jayne, Andrew Freeman, Susan Strasberg, José Ferrer, Ben Marley, Ellen Geer, Erica Hope | Written by Ed Hunt, Barry Pearson | Directed by Ed Hunt A birthday (or random holiday), killer kids and a total eclipse…all of this sounds […]

24th Jun2014

‘I Declare War’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Siam Yu, Gage Munroe, Michael Friend, Aidan Gouveia, Mackenzie Munro, Alex Cardillo, Kolton Stewart, Eric Hanson, Alex Wall | Written by Jason Lapeyre | Directed by Robert Wilson, Jason Lapeyre I Declare War is a war film which documents the horrors of war including torture, battles, violence and balloons filled with paint. Of course, […]

24th Jun2014

‘Ride Along’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Bruce McGill, Bryan Callen, Laurence Fishburne, Dragos Bucur, Gary Owen, Jacob Latimore, Jay Pharoah, Benjamin Flores Jr. | Written by Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi | Directed by Tim Story As someone who absolutely adored the Ice Cube buddy cop comedy All About the Benjamins I […]

23rd Jun2014

‘Thunderbolt and Lightfoot’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George Kennedy,  Geoffrey Lewis,  Gary Busey, Catherine Bach | Written and Directed by Michael Cimino If there is one thing that America does well it’s the road movie, really it should be no surprise as they do have quite a few of them.  From Vanishing Point to Easy Rider these movies tend to be iconic to […]

23rd Jun2014

’300: Rise of an Empire’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Callan Mulvey, Rodrigo Santoro, David Wenham, Jack O’Connell, Andrew Tiernan, Igal Naor, Andrew Pleavin | Written by Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad | Directed by Noam Murro Breaking new ground is certainly something to be admired. Being able to push the boundaries further is a rare feat that […]

23rd Jun2014

‘For Elisa’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ana Turpin, Ona Casamiquela, Luisa Gavasa, Jesus Caba, Sheila Ponce | Written and Directed by Juanra Fernandez Desperate to earn some money student Ana answers a job advert asking for occasional nanny duties. Arriving at apartment 3B in the town square for the job interview, things couldn’t have gone better either… tea, biscuits, nursery […]

21st Jun2014

‘Cellar Dweller’ DVD Review (101 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Debrah Farentino, Brian Robbins, Jeffrey Combs, Pamela Bellwood, Miranda Wilson, Vince Edwards, Floyd Levine, Michael Deak | Written by Don Mancini | Directed by John Carl Buechler A monster B-movie from the late 80’s that many people won’t have heard of and many other people will have completely forgotten about, Cellar […]

20th Jun2014

‘Camp Dread’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Roberts, Felissa Rose, Danielle Harris, Joe Raffa, Montanta Marks, Kyle Patrick Brennan, Ashley Caspermeyer, Nicole Cinaglia, Brian Gallagher, Gnomi Gre, Alexander Mandell, Angel Anthony Marrero, Davy Raphaely | Written and Directed by B. Harrison Smith A group of misguided young adults – amongst them killers, blackmailers, sex offenders – have been sent to […]

20th Jun2014

‘Dark Vision’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Bernie Hodges, Suzie Latham, Judith Haley, Oliver Park, Alicia Ancel, Simon Pearce | Written by Darren Flaxstone, Bernie Hodges | Directed by Darren Flaxstone Dark Vision is a paranormal competition. Five teams enter and try to make the best paranormal television show possible, but only one can be the victor. We follow Spencer Knights […]

19th Jun2014

‘The Art of the Steal’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon, Jay Baruchel, Chris Diamantopoulos, Katheryn Winnick, Kenneth Welsh, Jason Jones, Terence Stamp | Written and Directed by Jonathan Sobol I love a good heist (or caper) movie, of course as do many others out there, just look at the success of the “Oceans” franchise and the recent Now You See Me […]

17th Jun2014

‘Kids Get Dead 2: Kids Get Deader’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Leah Rudick, Alexander Kollar, Samantha Glovin, Bradley Creanzo, Bec Fordyce, Andrew Waffenschmidt, Jeff Foley, Kathy Biehl, Vonka Romanoff, Sam Albertsen | Written by Michael Hall, Robert J. Huntley | Directed by Michael Hall Kids Go Into the Woods Kids Get Dead, that’s a long title for a movie.  Imagine if a sequel came along, it would require […]

17th Jun2014

’22 Jump Street’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Jillian Bell, Peter Stormare, Amber Stevens, Nick Offerman, Wyatt Russell, The Lucas Brothers, Marc Evan Jackson, Rob Riggle | Written by Michael Bacall, Oren Uziel, Rodney Rothman | Directed by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller When 21 Jump Street came out it had little expectations. A reboot of a heavily dated […]

16th Jun2014

‘Wither’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Patrik Almqvist, Lisa Henni, Amanda Renberg, Patrick Saxe, Ralf Beck | Written by Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund, David Liljeblad | Directed by Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund A cabin in the woods, a group of kids, and something in the basement. Given the idea that the film is based on Swedish folklore that tells the legend of almost-human creatures living […]

15th Jun2014

‘Raze’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Zoe Bell, Rachel Nichols, Doug Jones, Sherilyn Fenn, Adrienne Wilkinson, Tracie Thoms, Rebecca Marshall, Bailey Anne Borders, Rosario Dawson | Written by Robert Beaucage | Directed by Josh C. Waller Produced by its star, stuntwoman turned actress Zoe Bell, Raze has seemingly been “coming soon” for an eternity. I distinctly remember first reading about it […]

15th Jun2014

‘Grindhouse Trailer Classics 4′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Don’t you just love Grindhouse trailers? After Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez made them popular again with the inclusion of some fake ones with their Grindhouse movie it reminded people just how silly they were, and how badly made they could be.  Now with Grindhouse Trailer Classics 4 we have another collection of trailers for […]

15th Jun2014

Review Round-Up: Last Vegas & The Pretty One

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest entry in our brand-new feature here on Nerdly – the Review Round-Up – where we take a look at some of the weeks new releases in smaller, more succinct capsule reviews with a rating to let you know whether to Rent, Buy, or wait for Netflix and/or other streaming services… Last […]

15th Jun2014

‘Porkys’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson, Cyril O’Reilly, Tony Ganios, Kaki Hunter, Kim Cattrall, Nancy Parsons, Boyd Gaines, Doug McGrath, Chuck Mitchell, Alex Karras | Written and Directed by Bob Clark When we think of the rise of the teen sex comedy in the current movie generation the focus easily moves to […]

12th Jun2014

‘Behaving Badly’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Mary-Louise Parker, Heather Graham, Elisabeth Shue, Cary Elwes, Ashley Rickards, Patrick Warburton, Jason Lee, Mindy Robinson, Gary Busey, Dylan McDermott | Written by Tim Garrick, Scott Russell | Directed by Tim Garrick Behaving Badly is a story about Rick Stevens (Nat Wolff), a boy who makes a bet with a […]

12th Jun2014

‘Thanks for Sharing’ Blu-ray Review (Scanbox Entertainment)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim Robbins, Josh Gad, Alecia ‘Pink’ Moore, Patrick Fugit | Written by Stuart Blumberg, Matt Winston | Directed by Stuart Blumberg Stuart Blumberg, writer of Keeping the Faith, The Kids are All Right and The Girl Next Door, took to the director’s chair for the first time here, with Thanks for Sharing, […]

12th Jun2014

‘Punishment Park’ Blu-ray Review (Masters of Cinema)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson, Katherine Quittner, Scott Turner, Stan Armsted, Mary Ellen Kleinhall | Written and Directed by Peter Watkins “Under the provision of Title 2 of the 1950 Internal Security Act, also known as the McCarran Act, the President of the United States of America is still authorized, without […]

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