06th Mar2019

‘Painkillers’ VOD Review

by Faye Ellis

Stars: Madeline Zima, Mischa Barton, Naomi Grossman, Grant Bowler, Debra Wilson, Maria Olsen, Adam Huss, Tate Birchmore, Kim Estes, James Logan, Nicole Reddinger, Anthony Ma | Written by Giles Daoust | Directed by Roxy Shih After an idyllic afternoon spent with his son, Dr Clarke (Adam Huss) is called to an emergency at the hospital. […]

06th Mar2019

‘Gigantic Army’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

A game that reveres the titles it takes gameplay cues from but due to several conflicting design choices as well as a control scheme that lacks response, never feels satisfying to play. It was only a few years ago that a friend introduced me to Cybernator on the SNES, although I have payed mech games […]

06th Mar2019

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #5′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Rachael Stott | Published by Titan Comics Good news all round this issue, as a new story arc kicks off and all the cast and crew are present and accounted for. How often do you see a new book launched with a great creative team, only for that […]

06th Mar2019

‘Destroyer’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, Sebastian Stan, Scoot McNairy, Bradley Whitford, Toby Huss, James Jordan, Beau Knapp, Jade Pettyjohn, Shamier Anderson, Zach Villa, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Colby French, Kelvin Han Yee | Written by Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi | Directed by Karyn Kusama Destroyer is director Karyn Kusama’s first cinematic venture in four years […]

06th Mar2019

WWE Smackdown Live – March 5th 2019: Results & Review

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Smackdown Live review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and I have school in the morning, so let’s get to it. Chop, chop. Is that a cooking reference? Chop, chop? Who cares? Mark Hamill had to campaign to have a chance to talk to C3PO at the end of Star […]

05th Mar2019

Glasgow Film Festival 2019: ‘Vox Lux’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle, Raffey Cassidy, Christopher Abbott, Logan Riley Bruner, Maria Dizzia, Meg Gibson, Daniel London | Written and Directed by Brady Corbet Vox Lux, directed by Brady Corbet, stars Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy and Jude Law in a spiralling meteoric rise of a tragic musician that plays second […]

05th Mar2019

‘Devil Engine’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

There’s a story behind how I chose to review Devil Engine, I was going through the weekly list of games I’m sent from Nerdly and watching their trailers on YouTube to get a feel of each title and genre when I came to Devil Engine and loved its energetic music, pixel-based visuals and huge boss […]

05th Mar2019

‘Greta’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Jane Perry, Jeff Hiller, Parker Sawyers, Brandon Lee Sears, Arthur Lee, Rosa Escoda, Jessica Predd, Thaddeus Daniels, Raven Dauda, Colm Feore, Zawe Ashton, Stephen Rea | Written by Neil Jordan, Ray Wright | Directed by Neil Jordan Greta tells the story of a young woman befriends a lonely […]

05th Mar2019

‘Ugetsu’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Masayuki Mori, Eitaro Ozawa, Kinuyo Tanaka, Mitsuko Mito, Machiko Kyō | Written by Matsutarō Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda | Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi Kenji Mizoguchi was one part of the Holy Trinity of directors – alongside Akira Kurosawa and Yasujirō Ozu – spearheading the Golden Age of Japanese cinema in the 1950s. Released in 1953, […]

05th Mar2019

WWE Raw – March 4th 2019: Results & Review

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Raw review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have night of bad talkers cutting promos, so get ready for that. That being said, there are some good things to cover, so let’s do so before Pete Davidson decides to date every super-model on the planet at the same […]

04th Mar2019

‘MLW: Fusion’ Wrestling Review (March 2nd 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Major League Wrestling review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have the Intimidation Games show to cover, if only the two matches we’re being presented with. We’ve got two big matches to cover, so let’s do so. Match #1: Lucha Bros defeated Team AAA The following is courtesy […]

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04th Mar2019

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘Finale’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Anne Bergfeld, Karin Michelsen, Damon Younger, Kristoffer Fabricius, Mads Koudal, Kim Sønderholm, Gustav Scavenius | Written by Søren Juul Petersen, Carsten Juul Bladt | Directed by Søren Juul Petersen Denmark is not really known for genre fare, even if it counts one of the hardest working independent genre actors today, Kim Sonderholm, who also […]

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04th Mar2019

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘The Rusalka’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Margaret Ying Drake, MacLeod Andrews, Evan Dumouchel | Written and Directed by Perry Blackshear Writer-director Perry Blackshear reunites the cast of his debut feature They Look Like People (2015) for The Rusalka (aka The Siren), ahaunting tale of obsession, love and revenge. Evan Dumouchel plays Tom, a mute from a sheltered background who rents […]

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04th Mar2019

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘Dead Ant’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tom Arnold, Sean Astin, Martin Blasick, Natasha Blasick, Jake Busey, Rhys Coiro, Leisha Hailey, Michael Horse, Joi Liaye, David A. Lockhart, Nick Mason, Amber Martinez, Michelle Campbell, Angelica Cassidy, Ewart Chin | Written by Ron Carlson, Hank Braxtan, Dan Sinclair | Directed by Ron Carlson Ron Carlson, director of the 2009 lesbian vampire film […]

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04th Mar2019

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘Here Comes Hell’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Margaret Clunie, Timothy Renouf, Tom Bailey, Jessica Webber, Charlie Robb, Robert Llewellyn, Nicholas Le Prevost, Jasper Britton, Maureen Bennett | Written by Jack McHenry, Alice Sidgwick | Directed by Jack McHenry Filmed in black and white, with cut-glass British accents and a dodgy American in the cocktail party mix, a sophisticated 1930s soiree at […]

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04th Mar2019

‘Impact Wrestling’ Review (Feb 28th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Impact Wrestling review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and we have a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on. Also, Jordan Peele made another horror movie where we find out that black people are scared of white people. If I made a horror movie, it would be about having to pay […]

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01st Mar2019

‘The Hole in the Ground’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen, Simone Kirby, Steve Wall | Written by Lee Cronin, Stephen Shields | Directed by Lee Cronin Director Lee Cronin serves up some pleasingly old-fashioned supernatural scares in creepy Irish horror The Hole in the Ground. Seána Kerslake (A Date for Mad Mary) stars as single […]

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01st Mar2019

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘Level 16′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Katie Douglas, Celina Martin, Sara Canning, Peter Outerbridge, Amalia Williamson, Kate Vickery, Joelle Farrow, Josette Halpert, Shanice Johnson, Yasmin Lau, Kiana Madeira | Written and Directed by Danishka Esterhazy Sixteen-year-old Vivien feels trapped in The Vestalis Academy, a prison-like boarding school, keeping to herself and sticking her neck out for no one while being […]

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01st Mar2019

‘Rendel: Dark Vengeance’ DVD Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Kristofer Gummerus, Rami Rusinen, Renne Korppila, Matti Onnismaa, Johnny Vivash, Bianca Bradey, Sheila Shah, Michael Majalahti, Michael Hall, Alina Tomnikov, Aake Kalliala, Reino Nordin, Tero Salenius, Sami Huhtala | Written by Pekka Lehtosaari, Miika J. Norvanto, Timo Puustinen | Directed by Jesse Haaja Hans(el) und (G)rendel There is something uniquely American in the unashamed […]

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01st Mar2019

Digital Shorts: ‘Pang Adventures’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

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 Pang Adventures, the latest game in the long-running franchise now available on the Nintendo Switch. The Pang series follows the adventures […]

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28th Feb2019

‘Crown of Emara’ Board Game Review

by Matthew Smail

Anyone looking at Crown of Emara on a shelf would be forgiven for dismissing it instantly for one of the numerous, generic looking German euro/roundel style games that are released in their hundreds these days. The artwork is from Dennis Lohausen and whilst I haven’t seen his work in another game before, it has the […]

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28th Feb2019

‘WWE 205 Live’ Review (Feb 26th 2019)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s 205 Live review, right here on Nerdly. I’m Nathan Favel and that chick from the Home-Shield commercial freaks me out. It’s an American Home-Shield commercial and it has Death coming to this woman’s door and he kills her refrigerator because he’s bored. I know…I forgot what we were talking about. Oh, […]

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