19th Oct2013

Book Review: ‘The Golden/Silver Age of DC Comics’ (Taschen)

by Phil Wheat

As a graphic designer I’ve always been a fan of the art book publisher TASCHEN. Founded in 1980 the company has, in it’s 20-odd year lifespan, built a reputation for publishing the widest variety of books, on an incredibly varied amount of subjects. In fact one of my all-time favourites art books, American Ads of […]

18th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘Devoured’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Marta Milans, Kara Jackson, Bruno Gunn, Tyler Hollinger, Sal Rendino, David Conley, Luis Harris | Written by Marc Landau | Directed by Greg Olliver I’d heard of Greg Olliver, the director of Devoured through his work on the documentary Lemmy back in 2010, so was interested in what this, a horror film, would be […]

18th Oct2013

‘Little Shop of Horrors (1986)’ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Rick Moranis,  Ellen Greene, Steve Martin, Bill Murray, John Candy, Vincent Gardenia, Levi Stubbs | Written by Howard Ashman | Directed by Frank Oz When I was a kid, I had a few movies that were my “go-to” films to watch on a rainy day when it was too wet to ride a bike outside. One of them […]

17th Oct2013

‘WWE SummerSlam 2013′ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

The biggest event of the summer is here as the WWE Universe takes over the Staples Center in Los Angeles once again for the 26th annual SummerSlam! Can the underdog Daniel Bryan dethrone 11 time WWE Champion John Cena and win his first ever WWE Championship? Paul Heyman guys, CM Punk and Brock Lesnar collide […]

17th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘The Wicker Man – The Final Cut’ Blu-Ray Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt, Lindsay Kemp, Aubrey Morris | Written by Anthony Shaffer | Directed by Robin Hardy It’s time once again for us to keep our appointment with The Wicker Man but this time as we’ve not seen him before. After long-thought to be lost footage was found and […]

17th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: The Strange Little Cat (Das merkwürdige Kätzchen)

by Guest

Stars: Jenny Schily, Mia Kasalo, Anjorka Strechel, Luk Pfaff | Written and Directed by Ramon Zürcher Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Hands down the hardest film to talk about at Toronto’s International Film Festival this year is The Strange Little Cat, a charming study into the quant and often bizarre realities of everyday family life. Very loosely […]

17th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: Break Loose (Vosmerka)

by Guest

Stars: Vilma Kutaviciute, Aleksey Mantsygin, Alexander Novyn | Written by Alexander Mindadze, Yuliya Pankasyanova | Directed by Aleksey Uchitel Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Russia circa 1999 (perhaps even now?) looks like a dangerous place, a place where men are men and looking at someone the wrong way can result in carnage. At least in Aleksey […]

16th Oct2013

‘Wonderfalls: The Complete Series’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Caroline Dhavernas, Katie Finneran, Tyron Leitso, William Sadler, Diana Scarwid, Lee Pace, Tracie Thoms | Created by Bryan Fuller, Todd Holland After debuting on US television in March 2004, Wonderfalls was abruptly pulled from the schedules only four weeks later. However like all good TV shows – and believe me this is a GREAT […]

16th Oct2013

‘WWE RAW’ Results & Review (14.10.13)

by Chris Cummings

Welcome to this mid-October results and review write-up of WWE RAW. Let’s jump right into things, shall we? Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and JBL welcome us to the show, live from St Louis, Missouri, and Shawn Michaels is introduced. He comes to the ring to a loud pop and hasn’t lost a step as “HBK”. […]

15th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘We Are the Night’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Karoline Herfurth, Nina Hoss, Jennifer Ulrich, Anna Fischer, Max Riemelt | Written by Dennis Gansel, Jan Berger | Directed by Dennis Gansel Filmed in 2010 and often billed as female version of The Lost Boys, We Are The Night is a German take on the vampire legend that follows Lena, a small time crook […]

15th Oct2013

‘Girl Fight’ Review (PSN)

by Phil Wheat

Produced by industry veterans Microprose, alongside developers Kung Fu Factory (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run, Spartacus Legends) and published by Majesco Entertainment, Girl Fight is the latest 3D one-on-one fighter to hit current gen consoles – this time via PSN and XBLA – and brings with it an array of sexy, semi-clothed, fighters to gamers’ consoles. […]

15th Oct2013

‘Girl Most Likely’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss, Christopher Fitzgerald, Natasha Lyonne, Bob Balaban | Written by Michelle Morgan | Directed by Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini Imogene is a failed New York playwright awkwardly navigating the transition from Next Big Thing to Last Year’s News. After both her career and relationship hit the […]

15th Oct2013

‘Raw Herring’ at the Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

A documentary from the Netherlands outlines the journey of fishermen as they continue to fish and live life in a long lost profession. The Hollandse Niewe, or commonly referred to as the Dutch New Herring, is a type of fish that is found in the region and is known to be a cultural tradition to […]

14th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘Spiders 3D’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, William Hope, Shelly Varod, Pete Lee-Wilson, Jon Mack, Sydney Sweeney | Written by Joseph Farrugia | Directed by Tibor Takacs I love a good (or so bad its good) monster movie – as you can probably tell by the number of them I’ve reviewed here at Nerdly. So when a new […]

14th Oct2013

‘KitSound MYFM’ Review (iPhone)

by Phil Wheat

The KitSound MYFM is an FM radio transmitter that easily connects to any car radio, supplying quality sound and allowing you to tap into the thousands of tracks you have on your iPod or iPhone. The device is easy to use, just connect it into your iPod/iPhone charge socket and with one push of the […]

13th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘Smash Cut’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: David Hess, Sasha Grey, Jesse Buck, Michael Berryman, Herschell Gordon Lewis | Written by Ian Driscoll | Directed by Lee Demarbe Abel Whitman (Hess) is a director on the edge – the edge of the industry, the edge of society and the edge of insanity – and his films are universally panned by audiences […]

13th Oct2013

Panel Discussion #24

by Jack Kirby

2nd October So it took all of one issue for the novelty of The Star Wars (#2, JW Rinzler, Mike Mayhew, Dark Horse) to wear off. I liked the curio factor of the first issue of this new series, which takes George Lucas’s first draft of the Star Wars script as the basis for its […]

12th Oct2013

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap: ‘The Asset’

by Mark Allen

Ethically sketchy split-second decisions. A morally compromised but uncompromising, fearless leader. Young, vulnerable women turning out to be not so vulnerable. Yep, it’s starting to look like a Whedon show all right, and while Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. might not quite be firing on all cylinders just yet, its third episode takes a huge step in […]

12th Oct2013

‘WWE: NXT’ Results & Review (10.10.13)

by Chris Cummings

Welcome, one and all, to this weeks review and results for the latest episode of WWE NXT. The show begins with Leo Kruger making his way down the aisle to his guitar heavy theme music, Kruger gets a babyface like reaction though I’m not sure whether he is a heel or a face at the […]

11th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘Blood Car’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mike Brune, Katie Rowlett, Anna Chlumsky, Marla Malcom | Written and Directed by Alex Orr Set in the very near future where fuel prices are at an astronomical high and no-one can afford to drive any more, vegan schoolteacher Archie (Brune) is trying to invent an alternative engine that runs on wheatgrass, but when […]

11th Oct2013

‘The Kick’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: JeeJa Yanin, Cho Jae Hyun, Phettai Wongkamlao, Ye Ji-won, Tae-joo Na | Written by Jong-suk Lee | Directed by Prachya Pinkaew The Kick has one hell of a pedigree. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew, who lensed to international hit Ong Bak, as well as the well-regarded Chocolate – whose star JeeJa Yanin is also in […]

10th Oct2013

Book Review: ‘Horns’ – by Joe Hill

by Chris Cummings

I am, unequivocally, a fan of Joe Hill as a writer. I first discovered him when I found a copy of his novel, Heart Shaped Box, on clearance in a little book shop and proceeded to read it in a couple of days without any urge to put it down. From there I went on […]

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