08th Aug2014

WTF of the Week: ‘Hellyfish’ Poster & Trailer

by Phil Wheat

Just when you thought Sharknado and its sequel were the epitomy of the ridiculous “creature feature” along comes a new short film directed By Pat Longstreth and Rob McLean, the fantastically monikered Hellyfish, which is an official selection of September’s DC Shorts Film Festival. America’s only missing nuclear weapon is leaking radioactive material into the ocean […]

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06th Aug2014

‘Howard The Duck’ Omnibus returns to print

by Phil Wheat

Created by Steve Gerber and Val Mayerik in 1973, Howard the Duck would go on to become a staple of the Marvel comics of that era. Born on a planet populated by talking waterfowl, Howard the Duck found himself trapped on a world he never made: ours! The archetypal outsider, Howard waddled his way through […]

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06th Aug2014

First Look: Angela – Asgard’s Assassin #1

by Phil Wheat

This coming November, the Marvel Universe’s newest star is about to show you why she’s the most dangerous in Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1 – the newest ongoing series launching as part of Avengers NOW! The star-studded creative team of Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett, Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans show you a side of Angela you’ve […]

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05th Aug2014

88 Films announce specs for ‘Graduation Day: Special Edition’ Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

Released in 1981, Graduation Day has become a favourite of slasher movie fans thanks to its plasma-spurting set pieces, maniacal mystery-killer storyline and a cast of cult celebrities that includes Christopher George (City of the Living Dead), Vanna White (Wheel of Fortune) and the perennially topless Scream Queen Linnea Quigley. Now set for a Blu-ray release, […]

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04th Aug2014

First gruesome images from ‘American Guinea Pig: Bouquet of Guts and Gore’

by Phil Wheat

Take one infamous series of Japanese gore films; add in YouTube personality and rapper Eigh8t the Chosen One; then mix in direction from Stephen Biro, head of underground horror label Unearthed Films (who officially released DVDs of the Guinea Pig series in the US); cinematography from one Jim Van Bebber (The Manson Family) and add […]

02nd Aug2014

First Look: Avengers – Rage of Ultron OGN

by Phil Wheat

Debuting in April 2015, New York Times bestselling writer Rick Remender (Uncanny Avengers, Uncanny X-Force) re-teams with critically acclaimed artists and frequent collaborators Jerome Opeña & Dean White (Avengers, Uncanny X-Force) to take Earth’s Mightiest Heroes old and new to the brink of destruction in Avengers: Rage of Ultron – an all-new original graphic novel! […]

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30th Jul2014

First awesome images from ‘Goosebumps’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the Nickelodeon TV show of the same name from the 90s, the new cinematic iteration of Goosebumps stars Jack Black, who re-teams with his Gulliver’s Travels director Rob Letterman for another spooky (yet kid-friendly) horror tale. This particular story sees a young kid team up with the niece of young adult horror author R.L. […]

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30th Jul2014

Be afraid! Guests announced for London’s Frightfest 2014

by Phil Wheat

This year’s Film4 FrightFest guest list brings together the great, the grand and the gifted as over 100 filmmakers, performers, writers and producers from all over the world make their way to the Vue West End for the 15th Film4 FrightFest event which runs from Thursday 21st – Monday 25th August. Highlights – at least […]

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30th Jul2014

88 Films announce “Slasher Classics” collection!

by Phil Wheat

Ask any self-respecting slasher buff about the genre’s ‘golden age’ and they will doubtlessly wax poetic about the plasma-packed pot-boilers of the 1980s – the decade of destruction that gave us Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and the transsexual teen-tormenter of the Sleepaway Camp series. Given the label’s name, what better way for 88 Films to […]

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29th Jul2014

Poster Round-Up v2.0: Annabel has Blood Ties with Lucy’s Guest

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 movie posters to have hit the interwebs in recent weeks. Including posters for The Conjuring spin-off Annabel, Blood Ties, Box Trolls, The Expendables 3, Horns, Lucy, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sin City 2, […]

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28th Jul2014

First Look: Captain America & The Mighty Avengers #1

by Phil Wheat

This November, Sam Wilson takes the Mighty Avengers higher, further and bigger than ever before in Captain America & The Mighty Avengers #1, an all-new series launching as part of Avengers NOW! – from fan-favorite Mighty Avengers scribe Al Ewing, who returns along with artist Luke Ross for a new series with a new mission […]

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28th Jul2014

‘LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’ SDCC Trailer & Image Gallery

by Phil Wheat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group are set to release LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham at the beginning of Autumn 2014 for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and PC. Players will unlock more than 150 unique characters from the DC Comics universe, including members […]

28th Jul2014

Marvel Comics announce ‘Star Wars: The Marvel Years’ Omnibus

by Phil Wheat

n 1977 Marvel Comics published the very first Star Wars comic-book series. Now Marvel are re-presenting those original adventures in its over-sized Omnibus format with Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years collecting Star Wars (1977) #1-44 and Annual #1. It’s the return of the Jedi to Marvel in an opening volume that begins with Star […]

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26th Jul2014

Ten Best: Movies to get excited for in the second half of 2014

by Chris Cummings

2014 has already seen some very good films released, with the likes of Boyhood, The Fault in Our Stars, X-Men: Days of Future Past and others doing great business and turning heads in the process. The remainder of 2014 will also see a large number of film releases, and some of those are highly intriguing. […]

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22nd Jul2014

First Look: Original Sin #7

by Phil Wheat

Here’s your first look at Original Sin #7 – the penultimate chapter from New York Times Bestselling writer Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder) and critically acclaimed artist Mike Deodato (New Avengers). The shocking final page of last issue kept fans on the edge of their seats, and now as Original Sin races towards its […]

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21st Jul2014

The new ‘Ninja Turtles’ song is no Turtle Power!

by Phil Wheat

Produced by Michael Bay, directed by Jonathan Liebesman and starring Megan Fox, Alan Ritchson, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Noel Fisher, Will Arnett, Danny Woodburn and William Fichtner, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the latest live-action incarnation of the long-running franchise – set for release on October 17th. The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over […]

21st Jul2014

First Look: Inhuman #3

by Phil Wheat

This July, the Inhuman Queen fights for the future of her people in Inhuman #3 – the next blockbuster chapter in the expanding saga of Marvel’s strangest superpowered beings from rising star writer Charles Soule and blockbuster artist Joe Madureira. The first arc of the pulse-pounding new series reaches its climax as Medusa and Lash […]

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20th Jul2014

Warm Brains Productions announce short ‘The Long Night’

by Phil Wheat

Warm Brains Productions is announcing The Long Night, a new horror release from writer-director, and Nerdly crew member, Nathan Smith. A short film about a babysitter watching over two young children while fears of a serial killer loom large over the city, The Long Night stars Mitchell Morrison and Heather Bell, and is produced by Nathan […]

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18th Jul2014

Poster Round-Up v2.0: Guardians of the Galaxy Edition!

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 movie posters to have hit the interwebs in recent weeks. This edition is a Marvel special, focussing on the latest posters for the upcoming movie Guardians of the Galaxy. Check out the first […]

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16th Jul2014

First Look: Bucky Barnes – The Winter Soldier #1

by Phil Wheat

This October, go intergalactic as the super-soldier spy takes on a new mission in Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #1 the all-new ongoing series exploding into comic shops this October from rising comic stars Ales Kot and Marco Rudy! Following the shocking finale of Original Sin, what new mission has the Winter Soldier more driven than […]

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11th Jul2014

Film4 FrightFest announces Short Film line-up

by Phil Wheat

Film4 FrightFest will be screening a record twenty short films, twelve of them world premieres, at this year’s August event at the Vue West End, Leicester Square – including the latest from director Federico Zampaglione entitled Remember, the Fiona Dourif starring She (which I backed on Kickstarter many moons ago) and the second Jessica Cameron-starring […]

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11th Jul2014

‘Modern Combat 5: Blackout’ launch date announced

by Phil Wheat

The ultimate first-person-shooter series on smartphones and tablets is back, setting a new benchmark for the FPS genre on mobile devices. Modern Combat 5: Blackout features a unified progression system which integrates single and multiplayer into one cohesive gaming experience. Each single player mission or multiplayer match will earn experience points that go towards levelling-up […]

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