05th Jul2018

‘Tau’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman, Fiston Barek, Ivana Zivkovic, Sharon D. Clarke, Ian Virgo, Paul Leonard Murray, Dragoljub Ljubicic, Irene Chiengue Chiendjo | Written by Noga Landau | Directed by Federico D’Alessandro Federico D’Alessandro’s Tau is unequivocally horrific. It is utter torture to have to sit through and antagonising to even comprehend any […]

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26th Jan2018

Culture Dump #23: 4 Actors who won Oscars for Roles that Weren’t their Best

by Simon Bland

2018’s Oscar nominations arrived earlier this week, offering a hopeful change of pace to shake up what most of us have come to expect from Academy voters. While an Oscar statuette is considered the highest praise an actor can receive, they’re not always awarded for the best performance on a star’s resume. Let’s take a […]

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31st Aug2017

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, Elodie Yung, Salma Hayek, Gary Oldman, Richard E. Grant, Rod Hallett  | Written by Tom O’Connor | Directed by Patrick Hughes Professional hitman Darius Kinkaid (Jackson) and executive bodyguard Michael Bryce (Reynolds) have both been around a long time. So when Kinkaid is coerced by the government into testifying […]

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17th Nov2014

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Blu-ray Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer | Written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver | Directed by Matt Reeves Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  will be categorized as a summer blockbuster because of its release date, […]

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01st Oct2014

Ten Best: Unforgettable Dracula Performances

by Phil Wheat

Horror cinema has a long tradition of creating iconic characters and none more so than those borne in the early days of the genre: characters such as Frankenstein’s monster, the Mummy, the Creature from the Black Lagoon and, of course, Dracula – the king of horror. A character who, despite his many cinematic deaths, always […]

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16th Jul2014

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ – Cast & Crew Interviews

by Phil Wheat

Continuing our Dawn of the Planet of the Apes day here on Nerdly, here’s three video interviews, conducted by the wonder Hayley Donaghy, with the cast (Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman) and crew (director Matt Reeves) of the film which sees a growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar (Serkis), threatened by a band […]

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16th Jul2014

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer | Written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver | Directed by Matt Reeves Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  will be categorized as a summer blockbuster because of its release date, […]

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29th May2014

Ten Best: Gary Oldman Films

by Phil Wheat

Ask pretty much any of his peers and they would tell you that Gary Oldman is one of the most eclectic and brilliant actors of our generation. With a list of characters under his belt that threatens to rival the greats of yesteryear, Oldman is the go-to character actor of our time, consistently delivering dependably […]

28th May2014

‘Robocop’ Blu-ray Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Douglas Urbanski, Abbie Cornish, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Samuel L. Jackson, Aimee Garcia | Written by Joshua Zetumer | Directed by Jose Padilha Remakes eh? They’re not going away are they? I’m not going to proselytize in favour or against […]

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23rd Mar2014

‘Paranoia’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Amber Heard, Richard Dreyfuss, Josh Holloway, Embeth Davidtz, Julian McMahon, Kevin Kilner | Written by Jason Dean Hall, Barry L. Levy | Directed by Robert Luketic Set in the cut-throat world of technology and corporate power Paranoia is an espionage thriller based on the book by Robert Finder, […]

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07th Feb2014

‘Robocop’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Douglas Urbanski, Abbie Cornish, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Samuel L. Jackson, Aimee Garcia | Written by Joshua Zetumer | Directed by Jose Padilha Remakes eh? They’re not going away are they? I’m not going to proselytize in favour or against […]

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08th Nov2013

New poster and trailer for the ‘RoboCop’ remake

by Phil Wheat

Columbia Pictures and MGM have today released the second trailer for director Jose Padilha’s remake of RoboCop,  which is based on Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 cult classic starring Peter Weller in the titular role. This time round Alex Murphy/RoboCop is played by Joel Kinnaman, alongside the likes of  Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, […]

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