11th Apr2016

‘Bride of Re-Animator’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio, David Gale, Kathleen Kinmont, Mel Stewart, Irene Cagen, Michael Strasser, Mary Sheldon | Written by Rick Fry, Woody Keith | Directed by Brian Yuzna It’s been almost two years since I reviewed Second Sight’s release of Re-Animator on Blu-ray. Now we have the release of […]

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11th Apr2016

‘Haven: Season 5 Volume 2 – The Final Episodes’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

If you are going to watch a television show, the worst time to start is in its final episodes. I found myself doing this though for the recent release of Haven: Season 5 Volume 2 – The Final Episodes. What I found though was a show that I really enjoyed and will be investing my […]

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10th Apr2016

VOD Vault #3 – Get a Job / Blood Rush

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to week three of VOD Vault, where we take a look at another bunch of direct-to-market releases, many of which hit iTunes and the supermarket shelves without fanfare, walking you – our readers – down the fine line between spending your money wisely, or throwing it away on another slice of DTV dross. Up […]

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10th Apr2016

‘Hardcore Henry’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky, Andrei Dementiev, Svetlana Ustinova, Darya Charusha, Oleg Poddubnyy | Written by Ilya Naishuller, Will Stewart | Directed by Ilya Naishuller For years video games have clamuored to make the gaming experience more cinematic. Which is now the reason we have games like Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two […]

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10th Apr2016

‘Stomping Ground’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Thad Bateman, Jeramy Blackford, John Bobek, Joseph Allen Cavin, Huntington Daly, Tarah DeSpain, Justin Giddings, Michael Lee Kimel, Theresa Tilly, Sarah Simmons Turner, Gabe Wood | Written by Dan Riesser, Andrew Genser | Directed by Dan Riesser It would seem that the legend of Bigfoot just won’t go away, every decade seems to bring […]

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09th Apr2016

‘Midnight Special’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Jaeden Lieberher, Adam Driver, Bill Camp, Scott Haze, Sam Shepard, Paul Sparks, David Jensen | Written and Directed by Jeff Nichols Family and encroaching doom seem to be staple themes in Jeff Nichols’ filmography thus far with Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter and Mud all dealing with ideas of […]

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09th Apr2016

‘Hush’ Review

by John Squires

Stars: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan, Emma Graves | Written by Mike Flanagan, Kate Siegel | Directed by Mike Flanagan Horror movies centered on home invasions are much more likely to terrify me than ones about ghosts and zombies, and that’s mostly because, well, there’s nothing unrealistic about the idea of someone breaking into […]

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09th Apr2016

‘Close Range’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Nick Chinlund, Caitlin Keats, Madison Lawlor, Tony Perez, Jake La Botz, Scott Evans, Randy Hall, Julien Cesario, Ray Diaz, Anthony L. Fernandez | Written by Chad Law, Shane Dax Taylor | Directed by Isaac Florentine After unwittingly making off with a mysterious flash drive during the rescue of his young niece from […]

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08th Apr2016

‘The Sound Barrier’ Blu-ray Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Nigel Patrick, John Justin, Dinah Sheridan, Joseph Tomelty, Denholm Elliot | Written by Terrence Rattigan | Directed by David Lean David Lean is well known for his romantic dramas (Brief Encounter) and literary adaptations (Great Expectations, Doctor Zhivago), which is why The Sound Barrier, his 1952 semi-biographical portrait of the British struggle to surpass the […]

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08th Apr2016

‘Justice League vs. Teen Titans’ Review

by ApolloXL5

Stars (the voices of): Rosario Dawson, Christopher Gorham, Shemar Moore, Jerry O’Connell, Jason O’Mara, Stuart Allan, Jake T. Austin, Taissa Farmiga, Sean Maher, Brandon Soo Hoo, Kari Wahlgren, Laura Bailey, Jon Bernthal, Terrence ‘T.C.’ Carson, Rick D. Wasserman | Written by Bryan Q. Miller, Alan Burnett | Directed by Sam Liu Robin is forced to […]

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07th Apr2016

‘Assassin’s Creed #6′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first arc of this title, Trial By Fire, turned out to be great fun. Sure, it had a few ups and downs along the way but ultimately was a solid addition to the […]

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07th Apr2016

‘Doomwatch: Series 1-3 – The Remaining Episodes’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

If the BBC realised how beloved their old shows would become, they might have taken greater care of them. And while Doomwatch: Series 1-3 – The Remaining Episodes may not feature every episode of the show thanks to the BBC’s archiving issues, it still stands up as a very good boxset. For fans of the […]

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06th Apr2016

‘Better Call Saul 2×08: Fifi’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“Oh, and point me to your best copier.” Better Call Saul is a filmmaker’s delight, a showcase for more cinematic tricks and techniques than most major motion pictures. Director Larysa Kondracki brings us into ‘Fifi’ with a continuous four-minute shot following a smuggler across the Mexican border, through customs, and into the embrace of the […]

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06th Apr2016

‘Vinyl 1×08: E.A.B.’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“That’s a skeleton. Everybody’s got one.” There’s a good show buried somewhere inside the increasingly clunky heap that is Vinyl, a program currently wasting what has to be the steeliest performance of Olivia Wilde’s career in between leaden celebrity lookalikes and unexceptional scenes of rock ‘n roll bravado. ‘E.A.B’ has moments of fun, from a great opening […]

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06th Apr2016

‘Dark Age’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“Don’t you want to come into the sunlight?” Julia Gfrörer’s Dark Age is an anxiously intimate comic. Bookended by starkly sexual images of cave formations, the slim pink volume follows two young lovers living in a pristine wilderness near the dawn of humanity. One day, frustrated by the antics of their peers, they descend into a cave […]

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06th Apr2016

‘Senran Kagura Esitval Versus’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

You know there are times when a review code from a PR company or distributor just won’t do. You HAVE to have a physical copy of the game for your own. This is one of those times…. Having been exposed to the Senran Kagura franchise via the two Nintendo 3DS games, I was eagerly awaiting […]

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05th Apr2016

‘The Girl in the Photographs’ Review

by John Squires

Stars: Kal Penn, Claudia Lee, Kenny Wormald, Toby Hemingway, Miranda Rae Mayo, Corey Schmitt, Oliver Seitz, Autumn Kendrick, Eva Bourne, Katharine Isabelle | Written by Nick Simon, Osgood Perkins, Robert Morast | Directed by Nick Simon When Wes Craven passed away back in August of last year, The Girl in the Photographs instantly went from a film […]

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05th Apr2016

‘Ghoulies 1&2′ Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Phil Wheat

GHOULIES Stars: Peter Liapis, Lisa Pelikan, Michael Des Barres, Jack Nance, Mariska Hargitay, Scott Thomson, Ralph Seymour | Written by Luca Bercovici, Jefery Levy | Directed by Luca Bercovici GHOULIES 2 Stars: Damon Martin, Royal Dano, Phil Fondacaro, J. Downing, Kerry Remsen, Donnie Jeffcoat, Dale Wyatt | Written by Charlie Dolan, Dennis Paoli, Luca Bercovici […]

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04th Apr2016

’2Jennifer’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Hunter Johnson, David Coupe, Lara Jean Mummert, James Cullen Bressack, Jody Barton | Written and Directed by Hunter Johnson Unless you’re new to Nerdly, or just haven’t being paying attention, we’re (well when I say we I mean I am) a big fan of the films of James Cullen Bressack. So much so that I’ve […]

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04th Apr2016

‘Black Mama, White Mama’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig, Lynn Borden, Zaldy Zshornack, Laurie Burton, Eddie Garcia, Alona Alegre, Dindo Fernando | Written by H.R. Christian | Directed by Eddie Romero It’s obvious with a title like Black Mama, White Mama you know the type of film you are going to be getting…. A prison women exploitation flick, […]

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04th Apr2016

‘Firewalker’ Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson, Sonny Landham, John Rhys-Davies, Ian Abercrombie, Richard Lee-Sung | Written by Robert Gosnell | Directed by J. Lee Thompson Looking back now – three decades later – it’s hard to believe that the idea of an archaeologist as THE go-to film hero was, oftentimes, a […]

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03rd Apr2016

‘Rivers of London: Night Witch #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first Rivers of London arc, ‘Body Work‘, was a nice 5 issue jaunt, enjoyable throughout without ever really being an essential read. We got a nice grounding in the world of PC Peter Grant, […]

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