05th Jun2014

‘Smothered’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brea Grant, Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Don Shanks, R.A Mihailoff, Michael Berryman, John Kassir, Dane Rhodes, Shanna Forrestall, John Schneider, Adria Tennor, Andrew Bowen, Amy Brassette | Written and Directed by John Schneider Horror comedy Smothered is written and directed by actor turned director John Schneider. Yes, you did read that correctly… Actor John […]

05th Jun2014

‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, James Earl Jones, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Richard Kind, Isiah Whitlock Jr. | Written by Daniel Taplitz, Assi Dayan | Directed by Phil Alden Robinson A great deal can change in twelve years. Societal shifts adjust the mindset we have when consuming all aspects of entertainment. Certain approaches […]

04th Jun2014

‘Ravenous’ Blu-Ray Review (Scream Factory)

by Nathan Smith

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Guy Pearce, Jeffrey Jones, Jeremy Davies, Neal McDonough, David Arquette, Stephen Spinella, John Spencer, Joseph Runningfox | Written by Ted Griffin | Directed by Antonia Bird In honor of Ravenous finally being released on Blu-Ray from those magnificent madmen at Scream Factory, I thought I’d conjure up some words about one of the great, underrated chillers of the 90’s. […]

03rd Jun2014

‘Blood Widow’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Danielle Lilley, Brandon Kyle Peters, Christopher de Padua, Jose Miguel Vasquez, Kelly Kilgore, Emily Cutting, Phillip Marunowski, Gabrielle Henry | Written by Chad Coup, Ian H. Davis | Directed by Jeremiah Buckhalt It’s safe to say I’ve been on a roll recently when it comes to direct to DVD horror titles. Some really great […]

03rd Jun2014

’47 Ronin’ Blu-ray Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano, Min Tanaka, Jin Akanishi, Masayoshi Haneda, Hiroshi Sogabe, Takato Yonemoto, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Rinko Kikuchi | Written by Chris Morgan, Hossein Amini | Directed by Carl Rinsch An ancient Japanese legend tells the story of 47 samurai, seeking revenge on a rival warlord who killed their master […]

03rd Jun2014

‘A Birder’s Guide to Everything’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Kodi Smit-Mcphee, Ben Kingsley, Katie Chang, Alex Wolff, Michael Chen, James Le Gros, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Briana Marin, Ethan Cohn, Adam Barrie, Stephen Kunken, Daniela Lavender | Written by Luke Matheny, Rob Meyer | Directed by Rob Meyer A teenage bird fanatic called David Portnoy (Kodi Smit-Mcphee) thinks he has seen a duck which was previously thought to be […]

02nd Jun2014

‘Lord of Illusions’ Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O’Connor, Famke Janssen, Joseph Latimore, Sheila Tousey, Susan Traylor, Ashley Tesoro, Trevor Edmond, Wayne Grace, Daniel von Bargen, Johnny Venocur  | Written and Directed by Clive Barker Liverpool born Clive Barker is a well-known name in fiction, and especially in horror. His novels have sold millions of copies all over the […]

02nd Jun2014

‘Bloodsucking Freaks’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Seamus O’Brien, Luis De Jesus, Viju Krem, Niles McMaster, Alan Dellay, Dan Fauci, Helen Thompson, Ellen Faison, Ernie Pysher, Lynette Sheldon | Written and Directed by Joel M. Reed Bloodsucking Freaks opens with a woman strapped to a wooden chair and having a torture device attached to her hand before a metal rod is driven through […]

02nd Jun2014

‘Cold in July’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson, Vinessa Shaw, Wyatt Russell, Nick Damici, Lanny Flaherty, Kristin Griffith, Dorothea Swiac, Joe Lanza, Rachel Zeiger-Haag | Written by Jim Mickle, Nick Damici, Joe R. Lansdale | Directed by Jim Mickle In the middle of the night, a sound alerts a young couple that an intruder has entered their home. […]

02nd Jun2014

‘Cuban Fury’ DVD Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Chris O’Dowd, Ian McShane, Olivia Colman, Alexandra Roach, Rory Kinnear, Kayvan Novak | Written by Jon Brown | Directed by James Griffiths Tubby funster Nick Frost steps out as the lead in salsa-based rom-com Cuban Fury. Frost plays Bruce, a former teenage salsa dancing extraordinaire who dons his […]

01st Jun2014

‘Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jason Brooks, Shannon Doherty, Christopher Lloyd, Zack Ward, Ciara Hanna, Rachel True, Yar Koosha, Fred Stoller, Jeremy Wade, Mark Christopher Lawrence | Written by Anna Rasmussen, Delondra Williams | Directed by James Cullen Bressack After scoring it big with Sharknado, The Asylum spread their wings, moving from Syfy to Animal Planet with Blood Lake: […]

30th May2014

‘Re-Animator’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale, Robert Sampson, Gerry Black, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Barbara Peters | Written by Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli, William Norris | Directed by Stuart Gordon If a budding horror geek was to ask what were the most important horror films that must be watch, I’m sure you could come […]

30th May2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review #2 – Chris’ Take

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Bingbing Fan, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage | Written by Simon Kinberg | Directed by Bryan Singer When news was released more than a year ago that Bryan Singer would be taking to the director’s chair once more to work on a new X-Men film that would link the characters […]

28th May2014

‘Robocop’ Blu-ray Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Douglas Urbanski, Abbie Cornish, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Samuel L. Jackson, Aimee Garcia | Written by Joshua Zetumer | Directed by Jose Padilha Remakes eh? They’re not going away are they? I’m not going to proselytize in favour or against […]

28th May2014

‘Maleficent’ Review

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Kenneth Cranham, Hannah New, Isobelle Molloy, Michael Higgins, Ella Purnell, Jackson Bews | Written by Linda Woolverton | Directed by Robert Stromberg Having never been a fan of the romantic cliches that pervade the majority of Disney films, […]

27th May2014

‘Evilspeak’ Blu-ray Review (Scream Factory)

by Nathan Smith

Stars: Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joe Cortese, Claude Earl Jones, Haywood Nelson, Don Stark, Charles Tyner, Hamilton Camp, Louie Gravance, Jim Greenleaf, Lynn Hancock, Loren Lester | Written by Eric Weston, Joseph Garofalo | Directed by Eric Weston From the 1970’s and 80’s to now, one thing will always be a sad constant: bullies will […]

26th May2014

‘Snowpiercer’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, John Hurt, Octavia Spencer, Alison Pill, Luke Pasqualino, Ewen Bremner, Tómas Lemarquis, Kang-ho Song, Ah-sung Ko, Steve Park | Written by Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson | Directed by Joon-ho Bong Due to the power of movies we all have had the pleasure of seeing our world […]

25th May2014

Review Round-Up: Demon Legacy, Squatters & Drive Hard

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the first in a new feature here on Nerdly 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… DEMON LEGACY Stars: Anna Maria Demara, Kati […]

25th May2014

‘#EM3′ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Andres Dominguez, Belkys Galvez, David Lago, Oscar Torre, J. Bishop, Ky-Mani Marley, Benhur Sito Barrero, Anthony Bless | Written by Jokes Yanes, J. Bishop | Directed by Jokes Yanes Set in Miami beach, #EM3 (or to give the film its full title, #EM3: Eenie Meanie Miney Moe) is drama which follows Raul (Andres Dominguez) a tow […]

24th May2014

‘Willow Creek’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Bryce Johnson, Alexie Gilmore | Written and Directed by Bobcat Goldthwait Another week passes and yet another found footage film is out. Lately though I’d say I’ve been lucky and the ones that I’ve had to review have actually been good movies. Willow Creek is an interesting idea, hunting down Bigfoot at least pulls away from […]

23rd May2014

‘Biker Fox’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Frank P. DeLarzelere III | Directed by Jeremy Lamberton Biker Fox, also known as Frank P. DeLarzelere III, is a resident of Tulsa Oklahoma, cycling enthusiast and car part salesman. This documentary, aptly named Biker Fox, documents his philosophy on life, following him as he works on his business, enjoys life and performs his […]

22nd May2014

Blended ‘Review’

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Nealon, Terry Crews, Joel McHale, Bella Thorne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Shaquille O’Neal | Written by Ivan Menchell, Clare Sera | Directed by Frank Coraci If the phrase ‘Adam Sandler-starring romantic comedy’ doesn’t fill your heart with dread and terror then you’ve probably not been paying too much attention to film criticism in […]

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