01st Feb2017

‘Doll in the Dark’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Amy Crowdis, Robin Lord Taylor, Josh Caras, Geneva Carr, Shirley Knight, David Pirrie | Written and Directed by Alejandro Daniel Calvo When her overbearing mother dies, young Melanie (Amy Crowdis) is understandably torn by grief. To cope with her loss, she does what any teenager would do – craft a life-size doll to fill […]

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19th Jan2017

‘The Hospital’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Whitney Anderson, Yeniffer Behrens, Mauricio Mendoza, Christopher Allen-Nelson, Kara Luiz, Michael G. Coleman, Caroline Mann, Paul Dietz, Mike Jerome Putnam | Written by John Rogers, Mo Anouti, Edward Conna | Directed by John Rogers Not to be confused with the 2013 film of the same name, which was pulled from Tesco shelves after customer […]

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29th Apr2016

‘The Antwerp Dolls’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Jason Wing, Bruce Payne, Sean Cronin, Sabastien Foucan, Terrence Anderson, Danny Cutler | Written and Directed by Jake. L. Reid Love them or hate them, low-budget British crime and gangster films will never die. I know some see these types of films as guilty pleasures, but I have a genuine soft spot and overall […]

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16th Jun2015

Competition: Win thriller ‘Hunting Season’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Nate (Spencer Treat Clark) and Skylar (Nick Eversman) sons of sheriff Bloom Towne (Ted Levine), are involved in the accidental death of Mayor Cavanaugh’s son Dick in a hunting accident. Older brother Nate fired the deadly shot, but to protect him, younger Skylar, still a minor, takes the blame. Owning most of the town’s businesses, […]

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26th Apr2015

Competition: Win teen horror ‘Chastity Bites’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Leah Ratliff, a feminist blogger and aspiring investigative journalist, is looking for a big story that will land her a college scholarship. She finds it when an abstinence educator named Liz Batho arrives at Leah s high school and forms the Virginity Action Group a.k.a. V.A.G. that promotes chastity through vagina awareness. Liz Batho turns […]

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11th Feb2015

‘Chastity Bites’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Allison Scagliotti, Francia Raisa, Louise Griffiths, Eduardo Rioseco, Chloë Crampton, Amy Okuda, Sarah Stouffer, Lindsey Morgan, Laura Niemi, Diana Chiritescu | Written by Lotti Pharriss Knowles | Directed by John V. Knowles Chasity Bites is a film that has been on my radar for quite some time; ever since I saw the awesome poster […]

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12th Jan2015

Review Round-Up: ‘To Go Viking’ & ‘Fifty Shades: Real Women Confess’

by Nicky Johnson

To Go Viking To Go Viking follows the Texas arm of the Jomsborg Elag (clan) as the train and prepare for fighting in Europe, specifically 17th International Slavs and Vikings Festival at Wolin, Poland. We learn how much some members have sacrificed, for example to choosing to eschew material objects in exchange to spend money […]

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10th Dec2014

Competition: Win two new documentaries with Safecracker Pictures

by Phil Wheat

One of Nerdly’s favourite UK independent DVD distributors, Safecracker Pictures, have seen fit to unleash two new and wildly different documentaries on the UK public: the Viking documentary To Go Viking and rather more risque Fifty Shades: Real Women Confess – and we have copies of both to giveaway on DVD! To Go Viking sees […]

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04th May2014

Competition: Win ‘House of Good & Evil’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Nominated for 5 major awards including Best Film & Best Director 2013 London International Film Festival and Winner 2013 Hot Springs Horror Film Festival Best in Category, House of Good & Evil comes to the UK this month courtesy of our friends at Safecracker Pictures. After a family tragedy, Chris and Maggie Conley, in a […]

02nd Dec2013

Competition: Win ‘A Serbian Film’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

A Serbian Film was greeted with vast controversy over its portrayal of sexual violence and is consequently one of the most cut films in British cinema history having over 4 minutes chopped out of the original film by the BBFC and is still banned in multiple countries. The story follows Milos, a retired adult film star, who has […]

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21st Sep2013

‘The Reaper’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tony Todd, Sally Kirkland, Douglas Tait, David Beeler, Joel Bryant, Stacey Carino, Richardson Chery, Adam David, Jemal Draco | Written and Directed by Kimberly Seilhamer An albino, a deaf mute, a jock, a fat kid, a sexually-abused girl and a token “Angry Asian” chick all get on a bus… Sounds like the start of […]

09th Sep2013

‘The Bleeding House’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Alexandra Chando, Nina Lisandrello, Patrick Breen, Richard Bekins, Betsy Aidem, Charlie Hewson, Court Young, Henderson Wade, Victoria Dalpe | Written and Directed by Philip Gelatt The Bleeding House is a mystery horror movie directed by Philip Gelatt, a director who hasn’t done anything else as far as research can tell, as a director. Gelatt also wrote the […]

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03rd Sep2013

‘Bane’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Sophia Dawnay, Lisa Devlin, Tina Barnes, Sylvia Robson, Jonathan Sidgwick | Written and Directed by James Eaves Maybe it’s the movies I get to review or influences like Saw but right now movies where a group of people are all imprisoned together in an enclosed space and are tested on seems to be the […]

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29th Aug2013

Competition: Win ‘The Bleeding House’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Out now on DVD from Safecracker Pictures, The Bleeding House is a “powerful, riveting, dark and brutal…a nasty indie gem” (Planetofterror.com) directed by Philip Gelatt that sees an isolated family home invaded by a sweet talking Texan psychopath who is intent on drainning the family’s blood. What he doesn’t expect to encounter is an occupant even crazier […]

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29th Jun2013

‘The Sleeper’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brittany Belland, Tiffany Arnold, Riana Ballo, Jason Jay Crabtree, Jessica Cameron, John Bloom, Ali Ferda, Luke Frost, Paul Moon | Written and Directed by Justin Russell As a collector of VHS, The Sleeper is one of those films that has been on my radar for quite some time. The film was released in a […]

21st Jun2013

Competition: Win a DVD of ‘The Sleeper’

by Phil Wheat

Released on DVD this week by Safecracker Picture, The Sleeper is a throwback to the decade of the slasher movie – the 80s – and tells the story of the girls of Alpha Gamma Theta sorority who are putting on a bash. As the new pledges arrive, so does an uninvited guest “The Sleeper” and he […]

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