25th Jan2019

‘Ring of Honor’ Wrestling Review (Jan 20th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Ring Of Honor review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have the first stage of the Ring Of Honor Television Title Contender’s Tournament taking place , as well as a match with lucha libre star Rush, who may be poised to be the big star of this league […]

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24th Jan2019

‘IO’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston, Tom Payne, Emma Fitzgerald, Justin Jamieson | Written by Clay Jeter, Charles Spano, Will Basanta | Directed by Jonathan Helpert Sam (Margaret Qualley), one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, is a young scientist dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive, rather […]

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24th Jan2019

‘Old School Racer 2′ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

The 2D motorbike genre goes way back to games like Stunt Bike and Kik Start on the 8-bit home computers and it’s a genre I played a lot as a child. As time went on, those games evolved into such titles as the Trials series, games where the fun lies in multiplayer havoc with pseudo-3D […]

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24th Jan2019

‘FYRE’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Netflix latest investigative documentary FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened examines the outrageously unbelievable tale of Billy McFarland’s FYRE Festival scandal in 2017. A festival that promised golden beaches, clear blue water, yachts, supermodels and luxury villas of which resulted in tens of thousand attendees left stranded with no water, no power, no beds and […]

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24th Jan2019

‘Sawdust and Tinsel’ Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Åke Grönberg, Harriet Andersson, Erik Strandmark, Hasse Ekman, Anders Ek | Written and Directed by Ingmar Bergman In Skane, a county in southern Sweden, the bedraggled Alberti Circus caravan trundles through the rain and mud. They’ve had to leave half their costumes behind and they’re running out of food. Leader Albert (Åke Grönberg) is […]

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23rd Jan2019

‘Fire in the Lake’ Board Game Review

by Matthew Smail

The Vietnam War has been depicted in numerous ways over the years and remains the subject of much discussion for armchair generals all over the world. Whilst there are hundreds of documentaries, movies and to a lesser extent, video games about Vietnam, board games are fairly infrequent. Whilst this may be because The Vietnam War […]

23rd Jan2019

‘Black Lightning 2×10: Angelitos Negros’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Marvin Jones III, Damon Gupton | Developed by Salim Akil Since it’s been approximately a month since we have had a new episode of Black Lightning, let’s review what is going on in this universe: Jennifer and Khalil are on the run; Jennifer […]

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23rd Jan2019

‘Robotech #16′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Simon Furman | Art by Hendry Prasetya | Published by Titan Comics Last issue kept up the great pace and action that has characterised the series in the last few issues, and saw artists Ivan Rodriguez and Pasquale Qualano step onto the book, the first time regular artist Hendry Prasetya has not been […]

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23rd Jan2019

WWE Smackdown Live – Jan 22nd: Results & Review

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Smackdown Live review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have the big card before the Royal Rumble event, so let’s see if it turned out well enough. Match #1: Mandy Rose def. Naomi The following is courtesy of WWE.com: After Mandy Rose spent several weeks attempting to ruin […]

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23rd Jan2019

‘Brexit: The Uncivil War’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Belcher, Malcolm Freeman, Lucy Russell, Liz White, Simon Paisley Day, John Heffernan, Lee Boardman, Paul Ryan, Kate O’Flynn, Tim Steed, Nicholas Day, Tim McMullan, Richard Goulding, Oliver Maltman | Written by James Graham | Directed by Toby Haynes Toby Hayne’s untimely and somewhat exploitive chartering of the creation and ultimately the execution […]

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22nd Jan2019

‘Monsters and Men’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chanté Adams, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nicole Beharie, Rob Morgan, Cara Buono, Grant Jaeger, Josiah Gabriel, Emilia Allen, Brian Pollock, Joe Tippett, J.W. Cortes, Giuseppe Ardizzone | Written and Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green Monsters and Men tells a ripple-effect narrative: from an eye-witness (Ramos) who captures […]

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22nd Jan2019

WWE Raw – January 21st 2019: Results & Review

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Raw review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have the card before the Royal Rumble, so let’s get down to it. Match #1: Finn Bálor def. Braun Strowman The following is courtesy of WWE.com: For a moment, let’s say that Finn Bálor can defeat Brock Lesnar. How would […]

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22nd Jan2019

‘West of Sunshine’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Damian Hill, Ty Perham,  Kat Stewart, Tony Nikolakopoulos, Arthur Angel, Kaarin Fairfax, Faye Smythe | Written and Directed by Jason Raftopoulos It’s no secret that while these fair British Isles basically invented acting and movie-making, another country out there has a particular knack of making some tremendously emotional and jarringly real films and TV shows… Australia […]

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22nd Jan2019

The Last Week in Wrestling #14 (Wrestling Round-Up)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this edition of The Last Week In Wrestling, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have some excellent wrestling to cover this time, so let’s do so. Best Promo: Mean Gene’s Memorialmania (Raw) – Hulk Hogan came out to speak about the death of Hulk Hogan in a touching moment. The […]

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21st Jan2019

‘Under the Silver Lake’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace, Deborah Geffner, Riki Lindhome, Jeannine Cota, Chris Gann, Callie Hernandez, Jessica Makinson, Jimmi Simpson, Grace Van Patten | Written and Directed by David Robert Mitchell Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment’s swimming pool. When she […]

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21st Jan2019

‘Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse: Movie Special’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Format: Hardback, 96pp | Published by Titan Comics If you are anything like me, when you play a particularly good game, or read a particularly great book or comic, or watch a great movie, you want to extend the experience. You look for other tie-ins, like soundtracks, […]

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21st Jan2019

‘Ring of Honor’ Wrestling Review (Jan 13th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Ring of Honor review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have a tag title main event, so let’s get to it. Match #1: Zack Sabre Jr. defeated “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams The following is courtesy of rohwrestling.com: Sabre was making his much-anticipated ROH debut, but anyone thinking he […]

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21st Jan2019

‘MLW: Fusion’ Wrestling Review (Jan 18th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Major League Wrestling review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have some good wrestling, so let’s get to it. Match #1: Rush defeated Shane Strickland The following is courtesy of MLW.com: The former golden boy of MLW opened the show in the ring with a microphone, berating the […]

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21st Jan2019

‘Fight of Gods’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

What could have been a fun, tongue-in-cheek fighting game is instead a generic and repetitive title with few joys to be found beyond the actual concept itself. I like the idea, getting a roster of Gods and key religious figures from around the world and thrusting them, through some tenuous circumstance, into a situation where […]

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21st Jan2019

‘Glass’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard, Adam David Thompson, Luke Kirby | Written and Directed by M. Night Shyamalan M. Night Shyamalan’s grounded and enigmatic superhero trilogy concludes after a nineteen-year wait. Crafting the breadcrumbs in only his second feature Unbreakable, after his breakout […]

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21st Jan2019

‘Impact Wrestling’ Review (Jan 17th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this review of Impact Wrestling, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we’ve got a bit of good and bad to get to, along with a pleasant surprise. Match #1: KM w/ Fallah Bahh vs. Caleb Konley The following is courtesy of impactwrestling.com: Konley attacks KM from behind to jumpstart the match. […]

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19th Jan2019

‘NXT: UK’ Review (Jan 16th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s NXT: UK review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have more from the European division of the WWE. Let’s see if this week turned out good or not. Match #1: Ligero def. Saxon Huxley The following is courtesy of WWE.com: The unorthodox Saxon Huxley looked to take the […]

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