13th Nov2017

Culture Dump #17: We’ll Never See the End of the Star Wars Franchise

by Simon Bland

It’s official. No one alive today will ever live to see the Star Wars franchise ride off into the golden Bespin sunset. Seriously. All this drama with the Skywalker family may very well wrap up once JJ Abrams releases Episode IX onto audiences but today’s die-hard Star Wars fans will likely never get to see […]

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25th Jul2017

‘Once Upon a Time’ Season 7 trailer & sneak peek

by Phil Wheat

After six seasons, ABC’s Once Upon a Time concluded the story of Emma Swann… but it turns out the story is not over as the show returns on October 6th with a reboot of sorts, that focuses on Emma’s son Henry – telling his story, finding his place in the fairytale legend(s). The residents of […]

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11th Jul2017

Pop Addled: Episode 119 – Top 5 Disney Movies

by Phil Wheat

Another week, another episode of the Pop Addled podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly! Pop Addled is a pop culture podcast with nerd tendencies. Join Keenan, Sam and Timmy as they discuss movies, music, video games, sports, TV, comics, and any intersection thereof. Their brains have been thoroughly addled by pop […]

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11th Jun2017

New ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ gameplay trailer

by Phil Wheat

Earlier at the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra –World Tour– concert in Los Angeles, Square Enix and Disney Interactive dazzled fans with a new Kingdom Hearts III gameplay trailer featuring never before seen footage based on Disney’s animated hit, “Hercules,” which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. In this action-packed trailer, Sora, Donald Duck and Goofy help […]

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25th May2017

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ featurette introduces new characters

by Phil Wheat

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge hits UK cinemas today, and in anticipation of the films debut, Disney have released a new featurette that takes a look at the new characters making their first appearance in the franchise in this, the fifth film in the series. Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the […]

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25th Apr2017

Digital Shorts: ‘The Disney Afternoon Collection’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

In DIGITAL SHORTS we review some of the latest video games that are only available digitally (at least in the UK), in a short-form review format. In this edition we take a look at The Disney Afternoon Collection, a brand-new compilation of six classic Disney/Capcom games from the NES era – available now on PS4, […]

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29th Nov2016

Teaser poster released for ‘Cars 3′

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Brian Fee (storyboard artist Cars, Cars 2) and produced by Kevin Reher (A Bug’s Life, La Luna short), Cars 3 cruises into cinemas on July 14th 2017. Official synopsis: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he […]

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15th Feb2016

Disney’s forthcoming ‘Star Wars’ line-up

by Guest

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens recently surpassing $2 billion in box office takings and on course to give Avatar a run for its’ top spot when combined with future merchandise and film sales, we thought we’d look at Disney’s film line-up including the upcoming Rogue One film due at the end of this year. […]

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03rd Feb2016

The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 109: Minnie’s Big Hands!

by Phil Wheat

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumors of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life […]

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10th Nov2015

Teaser trailer and poster for Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the release of their next film, The Good Dinosaur on 27th November, Disney•Pixar have launched a teaser trailer for their next eagerly awaited movie, Finding Dory. Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she […]

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28th Oct2015

‘Gravity Falls 2×18: Weirdmageddon Part I’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“Fighting children is boring. Fighting a Chaos God sounds fun!” I’d bet good money that the storyboard for ‘Weirdmageddon Part I’ just reads “take it to the wall.” It’s twenty jam-packed minutes of phantasmagorical horror and oddness with an extended Road Warrior homage, Louis C. K. as a hapless and ravenous giant head with an arm growing out the […]

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08th Oct2015

First details, screens and trailer for ‘Marvel Battlegrounds’

by Phil Wheat

Disney have today revealed details for Marvel Battlegrounds, the upcoming Play Set for Disney Infinity 3.0, featuring a new four-player, arcade brawler style of gameplay, and an original Marvel storyline. Developed by United Front Games, in partnership with Avalanche Software, Marvel Battlegrounds is the first Disney Infinity Play Set to feature four-player gameplay, and features […]

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26th Jan2015

‘Big Hero 6′ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph, Abraham Benrubi | Written by Jordan Roberts, Daniel Gerson, Robert L. Baird | Directed by Don Hall, Chris Williams Cursory Wikipedia research suggests that Disney’s latest animated feature bears little resemblance to the […]

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28th May2014

‘Maleficent’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Kenneth Cranham, Hannah New, Isobelle Molloy, Michael Higgins, Ella Purnell, Jackson Bews | Written by Linda Woolverton | Directed by Robert Stromberg Having never been a fan of the romantic cliches that pervade the majority of Disney films, […]

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26th May2014

‘Big Hero 6′ – Teaser trailer & images

by Phil Wheat

With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When […]

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21st May2014

‘Million Dollar Arm’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Alan Arkin, Pitobash, Suraj Sharma, Madhur Mittal, Lake Bell, Bill Paxton, Gregory Alan Williams, Allyn Rachel | Written by Thomas McCarthy | Directed by Craig Gillespie Walt Disney Pictures has found great success in past years with based on true story sport films. Movies like The Rookie, Miracle, and Invincible took accounts of people overcoming […]

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10th May2014

First look at Marvel/Disney collaboration ‘Figment’

by Phil Wheat

This June, journey into the exciting depths of your own imagination with the newest Marvel/Disney Kingdoms series, Figment – from rising star writer Jim Zub (Skullkickers), fan-favorite artist Filipe Andrade (Captain Marvel) and blockbuster cover artist John Tyler Christopher. Created by the unique collaboration between Marvel and Walt Disney Imagineering, this all-new five-issue series delivers […]

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29th Mar2014

‘Frozen’ Blu-ray Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Edie McClurg | Written and Directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Loosely based on Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen and apparently inspired by the scenery of Norway, Frozen is the tale of a pair of royal sisters, the reclusive Elsa (Idina […]

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25th Dec2013

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Paul Giamatti, Bradley Whitford, Jason Schwartzman | Written by Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith | Directed by John Lee Hancock Based on the pedigree of Saving Mr. Banks  all signs point to a possible fluff piece. Disney is making a movie about Disney?  Surely it […]

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30th Nov2013

‘Frozen’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Edie McClurg | Written and Directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee In a break from usual Sunday morning screening traditions, Disney’s Frozen was preceded by a performance of one of its songs by Willemijn Verkaik, star of the West End’s Wicked. Which […]

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26th Nov2013

‘The Muppets: Most Wanted’ – Official UK poster

by Phil Wheat

Following on from 2011’s smash-hit The Muppets, all your favorite characters are back in an hilarious all-new spy thriller adventure in Muppets Most Wanted, hitting cinemas March 2014. Packed with celebrity cameos and starring Ricky Gervais, Tiny Fey and Ty Burrell, the film sees the Muppets find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper […]

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20th Nov2013

New trailer and images from ‘Muppets Most Wanted’

by Phil Wheat

Starring Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey, Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted is directed by James Bobin and produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Bobin co-wrote the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller, who is also executive producer with John G. Scotti. Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling […]

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