13th Aug2018

The Filmmakers Podcast #67: Action superstar Scott Adkins

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on the official podcast site, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. For those unfamiliar, with the series, The […]

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19th Apr2018

‘Accident Man’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Ray Stevenson, Michael Jai White, Ray Park, Ashley Greene, David Paymer, Nick Moran, Tim Man, Ross O’Hennessy | Written by Scott Adkins, Stu Small | Directed by Jesse V. Johnson Not all comic-book movies have to be about superheroes… or heroes at all for that matter. Case in point: Accident Man. Originally […]

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28th Nov2017

First trailer for Scott Adkins ‘Accident Man’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the comics book by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner (The Complete Accident Man review), Accident Man stars one-man action movie industry Scott Adkins as the titular character – an assassin who’s VERY good at his job! Mike Fallon, the Accident Man, is a stone cold killer, whose methodical hits, baffle the police and […]

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17th Jul2017

Fantasia 2017: ‘Savage Dog’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Marko Zaror, Juju Chan, Cung Le, Keith David, Vladimir Kulich, Matthew Marsden, Charles Fathy | Written and Directed by Jesse V. Johnson OK, let’s all just say it together. Scott Adkins is the saviour of DTV action movies. Charismatic, skilled and just a downright badass (and likeable) actor, whatever Adkins seemingly touches […]

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24th Feb2017

‘Eliminators’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Lily Ann Stubbs, Wade Barrett, James Cosmo, Daniel Caltagirone, Stephen Marcus, Nick Nevern, Ty Glaser, Sean Cronin, Mark Wingett, Mem Ferda | Written by Nathan Brookes, Bobby Lee Darby | Directed by James Nunn If there’s ever a phrase that will have me instantly reaching for my wallet it’s “a Scott Adkins film…” […]

22nd Sep2016

‘Hard Target 2′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Robert Knepper, Rhona Mitra, Temuera Morrison, Ann Truong, Adam Saunders, Jamie Timony, Peter Hardy, Sean Keenan, Troy Honeysett | Written by Matt Harvey, Dominic Morgan, George Huang | Directed by Roel Reine Take one classic 90s action movie, featuring one of the most iconic action heroes of the decade and directed by […]

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09th Apr2016

‘Close Range’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Nick Chinlund, Caitlin Keats, Madison Lawlor, Tony Perez, Jake La Botz, Scott Evans, Randy Hall, Julien Cesario, Ray Diaz, Anthony L. Fernandez | Written by Chad Law, Shane Dax Taylor | Directed by Isaac Florentine After unwittingly making off with a mysterious flash drive during the rescue of his young niece from […]

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02nd Mar2016

’2 Guns: Zero Tolerance’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dustin Nguyen, Scott Adkins, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Gary Daniels, Prinya Intachai, Kane Kosugi, Ammy Chanicha, Steven Clarke, Natalie Lorence, Yuhkoh Matsuguchi, Damian Mavis, Charlie Ruedpokanon, Ron Smoorenburg | Written and Directed by Wych Kaosayananda Ahhhh, movie marketing – that most venerable of fib-tellers… 2 Guns: Zero Tolerance is the latest movie from writer/director Wych Kaosayananda, […]

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12th Oct2015

‘Metal Hurlant Resurgence’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Michelle Lee, John Rhys-Davies, Karl E. Landler, Dominique Pinon, James Marsters, Jimmy Jean-Louis | Directed by Guillaume Lubrano | Series created by Guillaume Lubrano Heavy Metal, aka Metal Hurlant, has long been considered one of the definitive anthology comics of all time – telling some of the most fascinating sci-fi and fantasy […]

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27th Jul2015

Infographic: A celebration of ‘Metal Hurlant/Heavy Metal’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Metal Hurlant Chronicles – out on DVD and Blu-ray now – here’s a cool infographic celebrating all things Metal Hurlant (aka Heavy Metal) Metal Hurlant Chronicles sees Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), Scott Adkins (The Legend Of Hercules), Michael Jai White (Arrow), and Kelly Brook (Piranha 3D) heading up the cast […]

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21st Jun2015

‘Legendary’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Yi Huang, Nathan Lee, James Lance, Lydia Leonard, Geng Le, Murray Clive Walker, Viktor Sobtchak, Tom Austen, David Thomas Jenkins, Li Shengye, Yang Caiyu, Paul Philip Clark, Ivan Kotik | Written by Andy Briggs | Directed by Eric Styles Take one 80s action star and one current kick-ass action movie […]

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24th Jul2014

‘The Legend of Hercules’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kellan Lutz, Scott Adkins, Gaia Weiss, Roxanne McKee, Liam Garrigan, Liam McIntyre, Rade Serbedzija, Johnathon Schaech, Luke Newberry, Kenneth Cranham, Mariah Gale, Sarai Givaty | Written by Sean Hood, Daniel Giat | Directed by Renny Harlin One of THREE films released this year (the other two films surprisingly both star former WWE wrestlers) based on […]

08th May2014

‘Ninja: Shadow of a Tear’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Mika Hijii, Kane Kosugi, Shun Sugata, Vithaya Pansringarm, Mukesh Bhatt, Tim Man, Jawed El BerniSaichia Wongwirot, Shogo Tanikawa, Futoshi Hashimoto | Written by David N. White | Directed by Isaac Florentine I’m a huge fan of 2009′s Ninja, as my signed Blu-ray will atest, so it’s safe to say I was super-excited for the […]

22nd Oct2013

‘Green Street 3: Never Back Down’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Joey Ansah, James Backhouse, Kacey Barnfield, David Cheung, Tony Crookes, Jack Doolan, Billy Cook | Written by Ronnie Thompson | Directed by James Nunn Let’s be brutally honest, I absolutely detest the “football hooligan” sub-genre of British cinema, a genre which has – for reasons I personally can’t fathom – flourished on DVD […]

10th Sep2013

Cracking first trailer for ‘Ninja: Shadow of a Tear’

by Phil Wheat

I’m a huge fan of the work of one Mr. Scott Adkins, the British-born actor come martial arts performer who made a huge splash with Undisputed 2 and has since carved out one hell of a fine kick-ass movie career. One of my favourite Adkins flicks is the Isaac Florentine directed Ninja (2009) in which […]

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21st Mar2013

‘El Gringo’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Christian Slater, Petar Bachvarov, Valentin Ganev, Sofía Sisniega, Yvette Yates, Michail Elenov, Israel Islas | Written by Jonathan W. Stokes | Directed by Eduardo Rodriguez El Gringo is the latest movie from After Dark Films’ new action division which, like its horror branch, releases low-budget action movies both cinemas and direct to […]

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