05th Nov2020

‘Truth Seekers – Season One’ Review (Amazon Prime)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Nick Frost, Samson Kayo, Emma D’Arcy, Simon Pegg, Malcolm McDowell, Kelly MacDonald, Julian Barratt | Created by Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Nat Saunders For many fans just seeing the names Nick Frost and Simon Pegg connected to a new show will make it a must watch. Truth Seekers though, will be a nice surprise […]

02nd Jun2020

‘Don’t Run’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Charlotte Arnold, Holly Arnold, Grant Brooks, Cody Cheatwood, Darlene Cooper, Jodie Dunn, Dan Foley, Cameron Hollstegge, Jeremias Iribarren, Danny Irizarry, Wendy Keeling, John Newkirk | Written and Directed by Ben Rood In a rather strange story, Don’t Run is about a shy and quiet teenager who ends up trapped in his house by a […]

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29th May2020

Cinema Geeks – Episode 184: Films to Stream in Lockdown

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the Cinema Geeks podcast, part of the podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes right here, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. Episode 184: Films to Stream in Lockdown Today on Episode 184 […]

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15th May2020

‘Upload: Season One’ Review (Amazon Prime)

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Robbie Amell, Andy Allo, Zainab Johnson, Kevin Bigley, Allegra Edwards | Created by Greg Daniels Upload is a new series from the creator of the American version of The Office, Greg Daniels, and is streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime. In 2033, people that are about to die are able to “upload” their memories and […]

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28th Apr2020

‘Axcellerator’ Review (Amazon Prime)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ryan Wesen, Laura James, Sam J. Jones, Mark ‘Woody’ Keppel, John James, Maxwell Caulfield, Sean Young, David Johnson, John Romeo | Written by David Giancola, Mike Ford | Directed by David Giancola Dane (Ryan Wesen) only wanted to steal a car but, when a panicked inventor (Mark ‘Woody’ Keppel) dives in the passenger seat […]

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13th Feb2020

Which is Better? #6 – Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Video

by Chris Cummings

Welcome back to another edition of “Which is Better” here on Nerdly. I tend to, in past articles focus on specific movies or series’ or television shows, but I thought, for the pure hell of it, to pit two big streaming services against each other and decide which is the better of the two. Now, […]

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09th Dec2019

‘The Report’ Review (Amazon Prime)

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Corey Stoll, Linda Powell, Maura Tierney, Michael C. Hall,  Ted Levine | Written and Directed by Scott Z. Burns Scott Z. Burns makes his feature directing debut with The Report, a picture that owes a lot to the likes of All the Presidents Men, Spotlight and The Post. […]

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29th Oct2019

‘Rogue Cell’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bryan G. Thompson, Frances Mitchell, Bob Thompson, Brian Kirwin, Marlon Hargrave, Nick Ventura, Ray Remillard, Phil Duffy, Francesca Wilson, Scott Wilson, Lee Harmon, Humberto Castro, Karlee Perez | Written and Directed by Bryan G. Thompson You have to credit anyone who can get the production of a film off the ground. It’s hard work, […]

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09th Sep2019

‘Underworld Wrestling: Season 1’ Review (Amazon Prime)

by Chris Cummings

Underworld Wrestling, now available to stream on Amazon Prime (Season 1) started out as a Kickstarter campaign in 2018 and follows a template I can only really compare to the cult-wrestling-hit Lucha Underground. The wrestling is there, it’s what what you’d expect from a pro-wrestling show, but everything else, from backstory to characters to storylines, […]

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13th Mar2019

UK’s House of Lords launch inquiry into VOD vs. licence fee

by Phil Wheat

The House of Lords Communications Committee has today called for evidence for its new inquiry which will investigate whether there is a future for public service broadcasting in the context of the rising popularity of video on demand services. In recent years, video streaming services have emerged as powerful global distributors and producers. These services, […]

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15th Feb2019

From VHS to VOD #8

by Phil Wheat

Welcome back to our ongoing From VHS to VOD column – our guide through the strange and obscure – the odd, unseen and unreleased (well unreleased on disc formats) films available on streaming and on-demand services. Once again we’re taking a look at the obscure movies hitting Amazon Prime Video – available for streaming and/or […]

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14th Nov2018

From VHS to VOD #7 – A Jeff Wincott Special!

by Phil Wheat

Welcome back to our ongoing From VHS to VOD column – our guide through the strange and obscure – the odd, unseen and unreleased (well unreleased on disc formats) films available on streaming and on-demand services. in the intro to our last installment I mentioned the explosion of obscure movies hitting Amazon Prime Video – […]

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12th Feb2018

‘Gathering of Heroes: Legend of the Seven Swords’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mark Steven Grove, Sara Salazar, Lauren Melone, Trygve Lode, Sam Del Rio, Michelle Grove, Justin McQueede, Brian D. Cahill, Debra McMichael, Kristie Griever, Martin Kove, Christopher Atkins, Gary Sirchia | Written and Directed by Mark Steven Grove In the mystical realm of Ryntia, the forces of the underworld are aligning to unleash a plague […]

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21st Sep2017

From VHS to VOD #4

by Phil Wheat

We’ve covered plenty of obscure films available on iTunes in previous From VHS to VOD columns but Apple’s digital service is not the only VOD service making waves into the strange and obscure – there’s plenty of odd, unseen and unreleased (well unreleased on disc formats) films available on Amazon Video. Unlike iTunes, a lot […]

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27th Apr2017

Amazon’s take on ‘The Tick’ gets a debut date

by Phil Wheat

Amazon Prime Video have announced that Friday 25th August 2017 will be the premiere date for their highly-anticipated superhero comedy series The Tick starring comedy legend Peter Serafinowicz as the titular hero… Created by executive producer and original illustrator of The Tick, Ben Edlund, the show stars Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars: […]

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