09th Jul2021

Romford Sessions #7: Director Joshua Benson on ‘Queen Luck’

by Kevin Haldon

In our latest video covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to Joshua Benson director of the short film Queen Luck. A down on her luck casino waitress presses a younger version of herself to escape the lonely American West. Queen Luck screened as part of the Romford Film Festival, which […]

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06th Jul2021

‘New Woman’ Short Film Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Rhiannon Morgan, Stephen Oates | Written by C.H Newell | Directed by Benjamin Noah Since hooking up with the Romford Film Festival I have seriously had my eyes opened to the real potential of short movies and the performances and artistry on show. These creators only have 15 to 20 minutes to tell their […]

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30th Jun2021

Romford Sessions #6: Director Benjamin Noah & Actress Rhiannon Morgan talk ‘New Woman’

by Kevin Haldon

In our latest video covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to director Benjamin Noah and actress Rhiannon Morgan about their short New Woman. A gothic romance concerning a male pickpocket and a wealthy woman descending into a labyrinth of terror in 1888. New Woman screened as part of the Romford […]

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24th Jun2021

Romford Sessions #5: Marcella Cortland & Alrik Bursell talk ‘Parka’

by Kevin Haldon

In our latest video covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to Marcella Cortland & Alrik Bursell, directors of the short film Parka. On an enchanted night out, a glamorous woman struggles with her controversial fashion choice. Will the assurances from her BFF shield her from the dark consequences of her […]

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22nd Jun2021

Romford Sessions #4: Helen Alexis Yonov director of ‘The Gesture and the Word’

by Kevin Haldon

In our latest video covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to Helen Alexis Yonov director of The Gesture and the Word. A lonely postman (Gilbert) secretly recreates postcards for a woman (Aurore) on his postal route when her boyfriend’s homemade postcards stop arriving from his travels around the world. With […]

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21st Jun2021

Romford Sessions #3: Mark Williams talks ‘VHS Forever? Once Upon a Time in Camden’

by Kevin Haldon

In our latest video covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to Mark Williams director of VHS Forever? Once Upon a Time in Camden. You can also check out our review of the film right here. A feature length documentary following on from the success of the 2014 cult classic fan […]

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08th Jun2021

Romford Sessions #2: Ryan Graff talks horror short ‘Black Moon’

by Kevin Haldon

In our latest video covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to Ryan Graff, director of the short film Black Moon. You can also check out our 4-star review of the short film right here. On her walk home, a young mother is lured into a tunnel, unaware of what has […]

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07th Jun2021

HORRHIFFIC 2021: ‘The Whooper Returns’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Caroline Nicolian, Nathan Hollabaugh, David Flick, Owen Miller, Rik Billock, Megan Bolton, Andrew Ashbrook Freed, Dylan Grunn, Julia Best Warner | Written and Directed by Samuel Krebs Let’s not mess around, The Whooper Returns is a terrible title for a film that takes the familiar tropes of haunted house stories and turns them on […]

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07th Jun2021

HORRHIFFIC 2021: ‘VHS Forever? Once Upon a Time in Camden’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Written and Directed by Mark Williams There has been an explosion in recent years of documentaries taking a look back at VHS, mainly from an American perspective (and often focussing more on the current rarity of said tapes rather than the nostalgia factor) with films like Rewind This! and Adjust Your Tracking. However here in […]

07th Jun2021

Romford Sessions #1: Scott Hansen talks horror ‘Bad Candy’

by Kevin Haldon

In the first of our videos covering this years Romford Film Festival, Kev sits down to talk to Scott Hansen, director of Bad Candy – alongside festival organisers Spencer Hawken and Peter Blunden. Bad Candy follows local Halloween stories of both myth and lessons learned in the community of New Salem. With its annual Psychotronic […]

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04th Jun2021

Romford’s first Horror Film Festival to take place this weekend!

by Phil Wheat

Premiere Cinemas Romford, creators of the annual Romford Film Festival take on a scarier feat this weekend (5th – 6th June) as they bring together over 60 scary independent movies to the heart of Romford from across the globe – to ensure cinema goers are buried by a cacophony of shocking thrillers and spine- chilling […]

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25th Jan2021

‘Lavender’ Short Film Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Libby Wattis, Caroline Vella, Michelle Grimshaw | Written and Directed by Andrew Ball-Shaw Some of our longtime readers may know during the first national lockdown here in the U.K. I hooked up with the amazing folks at Romford Film Festival and became part of their selection team; which meant I had the opportunity of […]

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11th Aug2020

New trailer for documentary ‘Ruth Weiss: The Beat Goddess’

by Phil Wheat

Last week, celebrated poet and one of the most influential writers of the Beat Generation, Ruth Weiss sadly left us, aged 92. However Ruth Weiss: The Beat Goddess, is a new film from multi-award winning filmmaker Melody C.Miller, that celebrates the life and work of a wonderful talent and woman. In a life that has […]

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01st May2020

365Flicks Podcast: Episode 150 – Director Nicole Pott Interviewed

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the 365Flicks podcast, part of our growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on Libsyn, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. 365Flicks Podcast: Episode 150 – Director Nicole Pott – Powerless, Kaleidoscope […]

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17th Apr2020

365Flicks Podcast: Episode 148 – Social Distance + Lockdown = Supernatural Abs

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the 365Flicks podcast, part of our growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on Libsyn, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. 365Flicks Podcast: Episode 148 – Social Distance + Lockdown = Supernatural […]

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22nd May2018

Romford Film Festival to debut experimental horror ‘Kamatayan’

by Phil Wheat

High School junior Lilith Singson, 17, will premiere her directorial debut, the experimental horror Kamatayan (directed at age 16), in London this month at the Romford Film Festival, which takes place May 24th-28th. Singson will be the world’s youngest transgender filmmaker as well as youngest Native American filmmaker to secure a distribution deal. The film […]

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