26th Nov2021

‘Apartment 413’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Nicholas Saenz, Brea Grant, Dave Buckman, Jon Michael Simpson, Adriana Guerra | Written by Ron Maede | Directed by Matt Patterson Marco spends his days applying for jobs online and waiting for Dana, his pregnant girlfriend, to get home. Strange post-it notes mysteriously appear around the apartment with cryptic warnings. A mechanic texts and […]

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01st Mar2021

‘Lucky’ Review (Shudder)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brea Grant, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Kristina Klebe, Kausar Mohammed, Hunter C. Smith, Dhruv Day Singh | Written by Brea Grant | Directed by Natasha Kermani Luck isn’t with self-help author May Ryer lately. Her books aren’t selling and when a masked intruder breaks into the house she shares with husband no one seems concerned. Even […]

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25th Jan2021

’12 Hour Shift’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Angela Bettis, David Arquette, Chloe Farnworth, Mick Foley, Kit Williamson, Nikea Gamby-Turner, Tara Perry, Brooke Seguim, Dust Warren, Tom DeTrinis, Thomas Hobson, Juilanne Dowler, Briana Lane, Taylor Alden, Scott Dean | Written and Directed by Brea Grant Brea Grant, at least for me, first came to prominence after appearing in Heroes, the mid-2000s superhero […]

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29th Oct2020

Frightfest 2020: ‘Lucky’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brea Grant, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Kristina Klebe, Kausar Mohammed, Hunter C. Smith, Dhruv Day Singh | Written by Brea Grant | Directed by Natasha Kermani Luck isn’t with self-help author May Ryer lately. Her books aren’t selling and when a masked intruder breaks into the house she shares with husband no one seems concerned. Even […]

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10th Oct2020

Grimmfest 2020: ’12 Hour Shift’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Angela Bettis, David Arquette, Chloe Farnworth, Mick Foley, Kit Williamson, Nikea Gamby-Turner, Tara Perry, Brooke Seguim, Dust Warren, Tom DeTrinis, Thomas Hobson, Juilanne Dowler, Briana Lane, Taylor Alden, Scott Dean | Written and Directed by Brea Grant Brea Grant, at least for me, first came to prominence after appearing in Heroes, the mid-2000s superhero […]

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04th Aug2020

Frightfest Interview: ’12 Hour Shift’ director Brea Grant

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the FrightFest UK premiere of 12 Hour Shift, director Brea Grant talks about her ‘Valentine to East Texas’, the heroism of nurses and being a child of the 90s. You’ve said 12 HOUR SHIFT is a valentine to East Texas and the hospital staff who looked after your elderly father, could you elaborate? […]

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06th Jun2019

Movies You May Have Missed: ‘ Midnight Movie (The Killer Cut)’

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 horror […]

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13th Aug2018

Fantasia 2018: ‘Dead Night’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Brea Grant, AJ Bowen, Barbara Crampton, Sophie Dalah, Elise Luthman, Joshua Hoffman, Daniel Roebuck, Joy Osmanski, Alison Haislip, Sky Soleil, Alexander Ward, Dianna Miranda, Ryan Schwartzman | Written by Irving Walker | Directed by Brad Baruh I can see some people already rolling their eyes when they hear about another ‘cabin in the woods’ […]

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22nd Feb2018

‘Bad Apples’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brea Grant, Graham Skipper, Andrea Collins, Danielle Reverman, Hannah Prichard, Alycia Lourim, Heather Vaughn, Diane Goldner, Richard Riehle, Miles Dougal, Sandy Stoltz, Kire Horton, Sara Parrish, Jasmine St. Clair, Heather Dorff | Written and Directed by Bryan Coyne It’s Halloween night, and two “bad apples” decide to play some wicked tricks on the one […]

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22nd Feb2017

‘Beyond the Gates’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Graham Skipper, Chase Williamson, Brea Grant, Barbara Crampton, Matt Mercer, Justin Welborn, Jesse Merlin, Henry LeBlanc, Sara Malakul Lane, Caryn Richman | Written by Jackson Stewart, Stephen Scarlata | Directed by Jackson Stewart Remember Atmosfear? The old VCR-based board game? Growing up I never had that game, however burgeoning Trekker that I was (BBC […]

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28th Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: ‘Worry Dolls’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Christopher Wiehl, Kym Jackson, Tina Lifford, Samantha Smith, Yohance Myles, Kennedy Brice, Brea Grant, R. Brandon Johnson | Written by Danny Kolker, Christopher Wiehl | Directed by Padraig Reynolds It’s been quite some time since I saw Padraig Reynolds’ debut feature Rites of Spring back at Glasgow Frightfest 2012 and since then Reynolds has […]

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15th Jul2015

Poster & first trailer for stoner comedy ‘Oliver, Stoned’

by Phil Wheat

One of the comedy HIGH-lights of the year, Oliver, Stoned hits DVD and digital August 4 from Uncork’d Entertainment and BG Pics. A smoke-filled, fast-paced comedy adventure starring Brea Grant (Dexter, Heroes) and Southpaw’s Skylan Brooks, Oliver, Stoned fixes on the trippy antics of 26-year-old Oliver Barnes (Seth Cassell) who, upon discovering his car has […]

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05th Jun2014

‘Smothered’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brea Grant, Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Don Shanks, R.A Mihailoff, Michael Berryman, John Kassir, Dane Rhodes, Shanna Forrestall, John Schneider, Adria Tennor, Andrew Bowen, Amy Brassette | Written and Directed by John Schneider Horror comedy Smothered is written and directed by actor turned director John Schneider. Yes, you did read that correctly… Actor John […]

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29th May2014

Behind-the-scenes promo for horror-comedy ‘Smothered’

by Phil Wheat

Fairlight Films has released a new behind-the-scenes promo for the upcoming horror-comedy Smothered, which is written and directed by Hollywood legend John Schneider (Smallville, Nip/Tuck), and sees horror icons Kane Hodder (Freddy vs. Jason, Jason X), Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects, Repo! The Genetic Opera), Don Shanks (Halloween 5, I’ll Always Know What You Did Last […]

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