10th Dec2018

‘Bumblebee’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Justin Theroux, Dylan O’Brien, Angela Bassett, Pamela Adlon, John Cena, Megyn Price, Kenneth Choi, Peter Cullen, Marcella Bragio, Gracie Dzienny, John Ortiz, Len Cariou | Written by Christina Hodson | Directed by Travis Knight On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. […]

10th Dec2018

‘Strange Nature’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lisa Sheridan, Stephen Tobolowsky, Carlos Alazraqui, John Hennigan, Tiffany Shepis, David Mattey, Bruce Bohne, Jonah Beres, Chalet Lizette Brannan, Lilli Passero, Bryan Daniel Porter, Faust Checho | Written and Directed by James Ojala Ecological horror is a genre that is not often tapped for terror these days, though it was – at one time […]

10th Dec2018

‘Robin Hood (2018)’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, Tim Minchin, Paul Anderson, F. Murray Abraham, Ian Peck, Cornelius Booth, Kane Headley-Cummings | Written by Ben Chandler, David James Kelly | Directed by Otto Bathurst To state that Otto Bathursts’ reimagining of Robin Hood is a colossal failure would be to understate such […]

07th Dec2018

‘All The Creatures Were Stirring’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Constance Wu, Jonathan Kite, Jocelin Donahue, Ashley Clements, Mark Kelly, Graham Skipper, Matt Long, Amanda Fuller, Catherine Parker, Morgan Peter Brown, Michelle DeFraites, Stephanie Drake, Peter Cilella, Makeda Declet, Megan Duffy | Written and Directed by David Ian McKendry, Rebekah McKendry As far as I know All The Creatures Were Stirring is the second […]

07th Dec2018

‘An Hour To Kill’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mel Novak, Frankie Pozos, Aaron Guerrero, Amanda Rau, Jola Cora, Stephanie Strehlow, Alexya Garcia, Veronica Ricci, Jeff Rector, Paul Anderson, Anthony Richard Pagliaro, Brendan Mitchell, Gabriel Mercado, Luna Meow, Brian Reagan, Arash Dibazar | Written by Aaron K. Carter, Ronnie Jimenez | Directed by Aaron K. Carter A four-part anthology (a wraparound and three […]

07th Dec2018

‘The Favourite’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Faye Daveney, Emma Delves, Jennifer White, LillyRose Stevens, James Smith, Mark Gatiss | Written by Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara | Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) […]

07th Dec2018

‘Out of the Shadows’ Review

by Chris Ellis

Stars: Blake Northfield, Kendal Rae, Lisa Chappell,  Helmut Bakaitis, Jake Ryan, Goran D. Kleut, Anna Demidova, Jim Robison, Miyuki Lotz, Madison Haley, Fiona Press | Written by Dee McLachlan, Rena Owen | Directed by Dee McLachlan Joining the long list of haunted house flicks is Australian offering Out of the Shadows from Dee McLachlan. The director’s last feature […]

07th Dec2018

‘Columbus’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes, Rory Culkin, Erin Allegretti, Shani Salyers Stiles, Reen Vogel, Rosalyn R. Ross, Lindsey Shope, Caitlin Ewald, Jim Dougherty, Joseph Anthony Foronda, Alphaeus Green Jr., Wynn Reichert, Jem Cohen | Written and Directed by Kogonada Casey lives with her mother, a recovering addict, in a little-known Midwestern town […]

06th Dec2018

‘Bloody Ballet’ Review

by Faye Ellis

Stars: Kendra Carelli, Debbie Rochon, Rob Springer, Caroline Williams, Katie Carpenter, Brett Wagner, Jae Hitch, Susanne Marie Danger, Tom Gore, Patrick G. Keenan, Jess Barbour | Written by Brett Mullen, Matt Cloude | Directed by Brett Mullen I know what you’re thinking. Bloody Ballet. In the same year as the Suspiria remake. Some serious homage going on, right? […]

06th Dec2018

‘Boy Erased’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe, Madelyn Cline, Victor McCay, David Joseph Craig, Troye Sivan, Emily Hinkler, Devin Michael, Matt Burke, Lindsey Moser, Jesse LaTourette, Britton Sear, David Ditmore, William Ngo | Written and Directed by Joel Edgerton Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as […]

06th Dec2018

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Wes Bentley | Written and Directed by Christopher McQuarrie [NOTE: With Mission: Impossible - Fallout now on DVD and Blu-ray, here's a reposting of our review from the films cinematic release] The Mission: Impossible franchise returns after […]

05th Dec2018

‘Slay Belles’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Barry Bostwick, Kristina Klebe, Susan Slaughter, Diane Salinger, Richard Moll, Hannah Wagner | Written by Jessica Luhrssen, Dan Walker | Directed by Spooky Dan Walker I can’t believe no-one has used this title for a horror Christmas film before! But here it is with a new Dread Central Presents… release, Slay Belles; which follows […]

05th Dec2018

‘Ayla’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Nicholas Wilder, Tristan Risk, Dee Wallace, Sarah Schoofs, D’Angelo Midili, Bill Oberst Jr., Andrew Sensenig, Mehmet Canbeg, Darlene Sellers | Written and Directed by Elias “Sometimes dead is better” One of the wonderful things about the horror genre is the low barrier to entry. If a young filmmaker today has a GoPro, a monster […]

05th Dec2018

‘Hotel Transylvania 3′ DVD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Features the voices of: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, Jim Gaffigan, Kathryn Hahn, Chris Parnell, Joe Jonas, Chrissy Teigen | Written by Genndy Tartakovsky, Michael McCullers | Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky In Hotel Transylvania 3, Mavis surprises Dracula with a family voyage […]

04th Dec2018

‘Johnny Gruesome’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Anthony De La Torre, Byron Brown II, Aprilann, Michael DeLorenzo, Chris Modrzynski, Kim Piazza, Richard Lounello, Madison Amey, Travis Torlone, Tim O’Hearn | Written and Directed by Gregory Lamberson High school students Eric Carter and Johnny Grissom are best friends. Johnny is a heavy metal rebel nicknamed “Johnny Gruesome” by his classmates. When Johnny […]

03rd Dec2018

‘The Front Runner’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Mark O’Brien, Molly Ephraim, Chris Coy, Alex Karpovsky, Josh Brener, Tommy Dewey, Kaitlyn Dever, Oliver Cooper, Jenna Kanell, RJ Brown, Alfred Molina | Written by Jason Reitman, Matt Bai, Jay Carson | Directed by Jason Reitman Jason Reitman, coming off the incredibly controversial and mixed acclaim of Tully, […]

03rd Dec2018

‘The Blob’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe, Stephen Chase, John Benson, Olin Howland | Written by Theodore Simonson, Kay Linaker | Directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr Alongside The Fly and The Thing, Chuck Russell’s remake of The Blob was the third in the Holy Trinity of 1980s cover versions of 1950s sci-fi horror. Like David […]

03rd Dec2018

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ DVD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jennifer Ehle, John Gallagher Jr., Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck | Written by Emily M. Danforth, Desiree Akhavan, Cecilia Frugiuele | Directed by Desiree Akhavan The Miseducation of Cameron Post is the second feature from rising director Desiree Akhavan. Her latest, a terrifying tale of sexual oppression by religion is based on the book […]

30th Nov2018

‘Ugly Sweater Party’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Charles Chudabala, Hunter Johnson, Lara Jean Mummert, Felissa Rose, Sean Whalen, Kevin Caliber, Berna Roberts, Jennifer Nangle, Gregory Blair, Colton Wheeler, Jody Barton, Brad Potts | Written and Directed by Aaron Mento I think we can now say it is officially the festive season. So this means that I will try to watch as […]

30th Nov2018

Movies You May Have Missed: ‘The Hunters’

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 The Hunters, […]

30th Nov2018

‘Widows’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Liam Neeson, Jon Bernthal, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Coburn Goss, Alejandro Verdin, Bailey Rhyse Walters, Carrie Coon, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell, Molly Kunz | Written by Steve McQueen, Gillian Flynn | Directed by Steve McQueen Steve McQueen is four for four in terms of cinematic masterpieces after Hunger, Shame, 12 […]

29th Nov2018

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2′ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Features the voices of: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Alfred Molina, Ed O’Neill, Flula Borg, Ali Wong, Sean Giambrone | Written by Phil Johnston, Pamela Ribon | Directed by Phil Johnston, Rich Moore Taking place six years after saving the arcade from Turbo’s vengeance, […]

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