15th Sep2020

‘Spiral’ Review (Shudder Original)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Lochlyn Munro, Ari Cohen, Chandra West, Jennifer Laporte, David LeReaney | Written by Colin Minihan, John Poliquin | Directed by Kurtis David Harder It’s 1995 and a same-sex couple move to a small town so they can enjoy a better quality of life and raise their 16 year-old daughter with the best […]

02nd Sep2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #179: ‘Host’ Screenwriter & Exec Producer Jed Shepherd

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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24th Aug2020

Interview: Jemma Moore talks Shudder’s terrifying horror ‘Host’

by Phil Wheat

In the second of his socially-distanced video interviews, Kev at 365FlicksPodcast talks to Jemma Moore, star of the Shudder film Host, who discusses her role in the film and the experience of making a film during a pandemic. Six friends get together during lockdown for their weekly zoom call. It’s Haley’s turn to organise an […]

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21st Aug2020

‘Host’ Review (Shudder)

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore, Emma Louise Webb | Written by Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd | Directed by Rob Savage Well, well, well… I guess we knew it was only a matter of time before we started to get a plethora of lockdown movies coming out the woodwork and it would seem that […]

18th Aug2020

Shudder launches down under!

by Phil Wheat

AMC Networks’ Shudder have announced that its premium subscription streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural is now available in Australia and New Zealand, expanding a global footprint that already encompasses the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Says Craig Engler, Shudder’s General Manager: We’re thrilled to share our unrivaled collection […]

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12th Aug2020

It’s a Summer Sleepover on Shudder’s ‘The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs’

by Phil Wheat

It’s a full house at the trailer park as director Adam Green (Frozen, Holliston) and actors Kane Hodder (the Friday the 13th franchise, Hatchet), Brian Quinn (Impractical Jokers), Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp) and Tiffany Shepis (Victor Crowley) join hosts Joe Bob and Darcy for “summer sleepover” installment of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs. […]

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07th Aug2020

Shudder announce 2nd season of docu-series ‘Cursed Films’

by Phil Wheat

Shudder have announced the season two pickup of hit docu-series Cursed Films, written, directed and executive produced by Jay Cheel (How to Build a Time Machine). Cursed Films explores the facts and legends around iconic films and franchises whose casts and crews have been struck by misfortune and tragedy. The first season examined The Omen, […]

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24th Jul2020

‘Impetigore’ Review (Shudder)

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Tara Basro, Marissa Anita, Ario Bayu, Christine Hakim, Asmara Abigail, Kiki Narendra, Zidni Hakim, Faradina Mufti, Abdurrahman Arif, Muhammad Abe Baasyin, Mursiyanto, Ahmad Ramadhan | Written and Directed by Joko Anwar On researching Impetigore I quickly stumbled on why the movie has that slightly strange-sounding punned title: Impetigo (im-puh-TIE-go) is a common and highly contagious […]

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17th Jul2020

‘Lake of Death’ Review (Shudder)

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Patrick Walshe McBride, Ulric von der Esch, Iben Akerlie, Elias Munk, Jonathan Harboe, Sophia Lie, Jakob Schøyen Andersen | Written and Directed by Nini Bull Robsahm You might not think ‘horror’ if asked about Norwegian cinema but the small European country has produced a few crackers including the Dead Snow movies (we need a […]

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17th Jun2020

Shudder announces third season of ‘Creepshow’

by Phil Wheat

Shudder (AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural) has today announced that it has commissioned scripts for a full third season of Creepshow, showrun and executive produced by Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) and based on George A. Romero’s iconic 1982 movie. The anthology series shattered all Shudder records when it […]

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28th Oct2019

‘Deadtectives’ Review (Shudder)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Martha Higareda, Chris Geere, Tina Ivlev, José María de Tavira, David Newman, Cecelia Antoinette, Nuria Blanco, Emilio Savinni, Matías del Castillo, Valentina Zertuche | Written by Tony West, David Clayton Rogers | Directed by Tony West Over the years we’ve had a ton of horror films that take the tropes of the TV “ghost […]

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25th Sep2019

‘Creepshow: Episode 1’ Review (Shudder)

by Chris Cummings

GRAY MATTER Story by Stephen King | Adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi | Directed by Greg Nicotero THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD Written by Josh Malerman | Directed by John Harrison All the way back in 1982, Stephen King and the late great George A. Romero colleborated on the first Creepshow film, […]

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04th Apr2019

Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito and Tobin Bell cast in Shudder’s ‘Creepshow’

by Phil Wheat

Horror streaming service Shudder have announced initial casting for its upcoming horror anthology series, Creepshow, which is based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero. Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), and Tobin Bell (Saw) will star in the Stephen King story Gray Matter, […]

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11th Sep2018

Pop Addled: Episode 145 – Cutting the Cord

by Phil Wheat

Another week, another episode of the Pop Addled podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly! Pop Addled is a pop culture podcast with nerd tendencies. Join Keenan, Sam and Timmy as they discuss movies, music, video games, sports, TV, comics, and any intersection thereof. Their brains have been thoroughly addled by pop […]

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28th Jul2017

‘We Go On’ DVD Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Clark Freeman, Annette O’ Toole, John Glover, David Bickford, Justin Carpenter, Jay Dunn, Edwin Garcia II, Laura Heisler, Terry Kaye, Logan Kishi, Peter Lucas | Written and Directed by Jesse Holland, Andy Mitton Stricken by a paralysing fear of death and uncertainty about what lies beyond, sad-sack Miles (Clark Freeman) places an advert in […]

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16th Jun2017

‘Among the Living’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Beatrice Dalle, Théo Fernandez, Damien Ferdel, Zacharie Chasseriaud, Anne Marivin, Francis Renaud, Fabien Jegoudez, Nicolas Giraud, Chloé Coulloud, Dominique Frot | Written and Directed by Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo French directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, the driving force behind the notorious L’interieur (aka Inside) and the stylish Livid, turn their gallic focus to a […]

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18th Mar2017

‘We Go On’ Review #2 (Shudder Exclusive)

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Clark Freeman, Annette O’ Toole, John Glover, David Bickford, Justin Carpenter, Jay Dunn, Edwin Garcia II, Laura Heisler, Terry Kaye, Logan Kishi, Peter Lucas | Written and Directed by Jesse Holland, Andy Mitton Stricken by a paralysing fear of death and uncertainty about what lies beyond, sad-sack Miles (Clark Freeman) places an advert in […]

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17th Feb2017

‘We Go On’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Joel Harley

Stars: Clark Freeman, Annette O’ Toole, John Glover, David Bickford, Justin Carpenter, Jay Dunn, Edwin Garcia II, Laura Heisler, Terry Kaye, Logan Kishi, Peter Lucas | Written and Directed by Jesse Holland, Andy Mitton Phobia-ridden and driven by a sense of existential dread (and also, literally, his mother, in her car) a man places an […]

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08th Feb2017

‘Blind Sun’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Joel Harley

Stars: Ziad Bakri, Mimi Denissi, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Yannis Stankoglou, Laurène Brun, Gwendoline Hamon, Yiorgos Gallos, Theodoros Kandiliotis, Andreas Marianos, Sarah Krebs | Written and Directed by Joyce A. Nashawati In the sun-scorched Greece of the near future, immigrant Ashraf house-sits a fancy villa (plus cat) while its rich owners are away. After a testy […]

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27th Jan2017

‘Sadako vs. Kayako’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Runa Endo, Elly Nanami, Mizuki Yamamoto, Tina Tamashiro, Aimi Satsukawa, Misato Tanaka, Masahiro Kômoto, Masanobu Andô, Rintaro Shibamoto, Maiko Kikuchi | Written by Takashi Shimizu, Kôji Suzuki | Directed by Kôji Shiraishi In the battle of horror film icons, it is fair to say that the dream match-up was of course Freddy vs. Jason. […]

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26th Jan2017

Watch Now: First 5 minutes of ‘Sadako vs. Kayako’

by Phil Wheat

Hideo Nakata’s Ringu and Takashi Shimizu’s Ju-On: The Grudge are known worldwide as two of the most terrifying and groundbreaking horror films ever made. To this day, horror fans debate: “Which of the two is truly scarier?” and “Whose curse is stronger, Sadako’s or  Kayako’s?” No one ever thought that these questions would get answered, […]

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24th Jan2017

‘Shrew’s Nest’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Macarena Gómez, Nadia de Santiago, Hugo Silva, Luis Tosar, Gracia Olayo, Lucía González, Carolina Bang | Written by Juanfer Andrés, Sofía Cuenca | Directed by Juanfer Andrés, Esteban Roel In the mood for a Spanish-language psycho-drama? Shrew’s Nest is another Shudder exclusive and is a fun jaunt into the weird world of sisters Montse […]

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