21st Sep2021

‘Dune’ Review (2021)

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Stellen Skarsgaard, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Timothee Chalamet, Jason Momoa, Oscar Isaac, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Josh Brolin, David Dastmalchian, Zendaya, Charlotte Rampling | Written by Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth | Directed by Denis Villeneuve As a preteen, Dune was probably the novel that meant more to me. It was my […]

04th Jun2021

Video Review: ‘Army of the Dead’ – Dead on Arrival?

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of Zack Snyder’s highly anticipated Army of the Dead, which is now available to watch on Netflix. Also check out our written review here: http://www.nerdly.co.uk/2021/05/24/army-of-the-dead-review-netflix/ With the abandoned, walled city of Las Vegas overrun with zombies, after a disastrous government fault, the billionaire casino magnate, Bly Tanaka, realises that […]

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24th May2021

‘Army of the Dead’ Review (Netflix)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera, Omari Hardwick, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Richard Cetrone, michael Cassidy | Written by Zack Snyder, Shay Hatten, Joby Harold | Directed by Zack Snyder To start this review I will just state, […]

19th Jul2019

‘Stuber’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Steve Howey, Mira Sorvino, Karen Gillan | Written by Tripper Clancy | Directed by Michael Dowse Stuber, directed by Michael Dowse, stars the oddball pairing of Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista as Stu and Vic Manning. Bautista’s Manning is on the verge […]

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12th Jul2019

‘Stuber’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Steve Howey, Mira Sorvino, Karen Gillan | Written by Tripper Clancy | Directed by Michael Dowse Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani star as a burly cop and his reluctant Uber driver in this action comedy from the director of Goon. Sadly, despite […]

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03rd Jul2019

‘Escape Plan 3: The Extractors’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Devon Sawa, Dave Bautista, 50 Cent, Jamie King | Written by John Herzfeld, Miles Chapman | Directed by John Herzfeld Escape Plan 3: The Extractors, directed by John Herzfeld, is the third and final film in the not so good Escape Plan franchise that began in 2013 with a team-up of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and […]

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04th Apr2019

First look at Dave Bautista action-comedy ‘My Spy’

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Peter Segal (Get Smart), from a script penned by Jon and Erich Hoeber (Red), My Spy follows JJ a hardened CIA operative (Dave Bautista) who has been demoted and finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, named Sophie (Chloe Coleman) where he has been sent undercover begrudgingly to surveil her […]

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27th Mar2019

The Filmmakers Podcast #101: Scott Mann on Directing ‘Final Score’

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on the official podcast site, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. For those unfamiliar, with the series, The […]

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15th Mar2019

First look at Dave Bautista action-comedy ‘Stuber’

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Michael Dowse (Take Me Home Tonight, Goon), action-comedy Stuber stars Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista, alongside Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino and Karen Gillan, in a tale of cops, Uber drivers and the crooks they chase down… When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) picks up […]

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29th Nov2018

‘Hotel Artemis’ Blu-ray Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Sterling K. Brown, Jodie Foster, Dave Bautista, Sofia Boutella, Charlie Day, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Kenneth Choi | Written and Directed by Drew Pearce Head nurse Jean Thomas (Jodie Foster) has been running Hotel Artemis – a sacred place where criminals can come to have their bleeding bodies healed, […]

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07th Sep2018

‘Final Score’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Dave Bautista, Pierce Brosnan, Ray Stevenson, Amit Shah, Martyn Ford, Kamil Lemieszewski, Ralph Brown, Lara Peake, Lucy Gaskell, Alexandra Dinu | Written by Jonathan Frank | Directed by Scott Mann Dave Bautista’s solo action career continues its hot streak (see also: Bushwick) with Final Score, a ludicrous-but-fun Die Hard homage that sees the big […]

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23rd Jul2018

‘Escape Plan 2’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista, Xiaoming Huang, Jesse Metcalfe, 50 Cent, Wes Chatham, Chen Tang, Tyron Woodley, Tyler Jon Olson, Titus Welliver, Shea Buckner, Jaime King, Lydia Hull, Ashley Cusato, Yifan Luo | Written by Miles Chapman | Directed by Steven C. Miller 2013’s Escape Plan was, despite the hype behind the double header of […]

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13th Jul2018

‘Hotel Artemis’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Sterling K. Brown, Jodie Foster, Dave Bautista, Sofia Boutella, Charlie Day, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Kenneth Choi | Written and Directed by Drew Pearce Head nurse Jean Thomas (Jodie Foster) has been running Hotel Artemis – a sacred place where criminals can come to have their bleeding bodies healed, […]

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07th Jun2018

New UK trailer for ‘Escape Plan 2’

by Phil Wheat

Strap yourself in for the second installment of the explosive and electrifying action franchise, as the on-screen forces of Sylvester Stallone (Creed, The Expendables) and Dave Bautista (Blade Runner 2049, Guardians of the Galaxy) combine in Escape Plan 2 – which aims to build on the story and characters from the success of the first […]

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01st Jun2018

‘Hotel Artemis’ – New character posters & trailer

by Phil Wheat

I’ll be honest, it wasn’t until a recent trip to the States that I paid attention to Hotel Artemis… It’s one of those films that looks like its flying under the radar here in the UK, which is surprising given how much this film looks like it will appeal to the same audience that loved […]

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30th May2018

‘Escape Plan 2’ – UK release date announced

by Phil Wheat

Strap yourself in for the second installment of the explosive and electrifying action franchise, as the on-screen forces of Sylvester Stallone (Creed, The Expendables) and Dave Bautista (Blade Runner 2049, Guardians of the Galaxy) combine in Escape Plan 2 – which aims to build on the story and characters from the success of the first […]

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25th Apr2018

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Josh Brolin, Chadwick Boseman, Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dave Bautista, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Karen Gillan, Peter Dinklage, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vin Diesel, Benicio del Toro | Written […]

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23rd Oct2017

Competition: Win action-thriller ‘Bushwick’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Bushwick, available on DVD and Blu-ray 23rd October, we have a copy of the film on DVD up for grabs, courtesy of Kaleidoscope Entertainment! It’s Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista versus an entire Texas battalion in New York City in this all-out action thriller from the […]

04th Oct2017

EXCLUSIVE clip from ‘Warrior’s Gate’ – out on DVD now!

by Phil Wheat

Warriors’ Gate, from director Matthias Hoene (Cockneys vs Zombies) and producer Luc Besson, is a thrilling martial arts fantasy adventure about a videogamer transported into an epic fighting world – the film is available on DVD and Digital 2nd October. Familiar TV face Uriah Shelton (Girl Meets World) makes an admirable big screen lead as […]

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29th Sep2017

Competition: Win ‘Warriors’ Gate’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Warriors’ Gate – on DVD and VOD 2nd October – we are giving away a DVD courtesy of Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment. A thrilling martial arts fantasy adventure about a videogamer transported into an epic fighting world, from the minds behind Taken, The Fifth Element and The Karate Kid. Familiar TV […]

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25th Aug2017

‘Bushwick’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Review by Matthew Turner Stars: Brittany Snow, Dave Bautista, Angelic Zambrana, Jeremie Harris, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Alex Breaux, Arturo Castro | Written by Nick Damici, Graham Reznick | Directed by Cary Murnion, Jonathan Milott Directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott (Cooties), this pacey U.S. invasion thriller picks up points for its premise, performances and […]

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18th Jul2017

Fantasia 2017: ‘Bushwick’ Preview

by Phil Wheat

Hot off their classroom-zombie opus Cooties, directors Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott conceived Bushwick and turned scripting duties over to a couple of New York indie-filmmaking fixtures: Nick Damici (Stake Land) and Graham Reznick. Their combined forces resulted in a thriller that almost never stops moving, with Brittany Snow ably conveying Lucy’s discovery of her […]

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