01st Mar2021

‘Lucky’ Review (Shudder)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brea Grant, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Kristina Klebe, Kausar Mohammed, Hunter C. Smith, Dhruv Day Singh | Written by Brea Grant | Directed by Natasha Kermani Luck isn’t with self-help author May Ryer lately. Her books aren’t selling and when a masked intruder breaks into the house she shares with husband no one seems concerned. Even […]

08th Feb2021

Social media horror ‘Shook’ to debut on Shudder next week!

by Phil Wheat

Written and directed by Jennifer Harrington and starring Daisye Tutor (Guest House), Emily Goss (Snapshots), Nicola Posener (The Bold and the Beautiful), Octavius J. Johnson (Sleepless), Stephanie Simbari (Here and Now), Grant Rosenmeyer (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and real-life make-up and social media influencer Genelle Seldon, Shook will premiere and debut exclusively on Shudder in the US, […]

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01st Feb2021

‘A Nightmare Wakes’ Review (Shudder)

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Alix Wilton Regan, Giullian Yao Gioiello, Philippe Bowgen, Lee Garrett, Claire Glassford, Shannon Spangler, Nick Freeland | Written and Directed by Nora Unkel To my knowledge, despite numerous films based on the story of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, their hadn’t been many about Shelley’s own life. But in 2017 came the film Mary Shelley, […]

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26th Jan2021

Interview: Justin G Dyck talks Shudder horror ‘Anything For Jackson’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host and screenwriter Stuart Wright talks to director Justin G Dyck about making the horror film Anything For Jackson, which is out now via Shudder. After losing their only grandson, Jackson, in a car accident, grief-stricken Audrey (Sheila McCarthy) and Henry (Julian Richings), a doctor, kidnap Henry’s pregnant patient with the […]

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25th Jan2021

‘The Queen of Black Magic’ Review (Shudder)

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Ario Bayu, Hannah Al Rashid, Adhisty Zara, Muzakki Ramdhan, Ari Irham, Ade Firman Hakim, Sheila Dara Aisha, Tanta Gintin, Miller Khan, Imelda Therinne | Written by Joko Anwar | Directed by Kimo Stamboel I am slightly ashamed to admit that I haven’t seen many Indonesian horror films at all. It is something I need […]

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13th Nov2020

‘Blood Vessel’ Review (Shudder)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Nathan Phillips, Alyssa Sutherland, Robert Taylor, Christopher Kirby, Alex Cooke, Mark Diaco, John Lloyd Fillingham, Troy Larkin, Vivienne Perry, Ruby Isobel Hall, Steve Young, Jacinta Stapleton, Mackenzie Stephens | Written by Justin Dix, Jordan Prosser | Directed by Justin Dix Horror at its best gets under your skin and stays with you for some […]

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14th Oct2020

‘In Search of Darkness’ Review (Shudder)

by Chris Cummings

Featuring: Tom Atkins, Doug Bradley, John Bloom, John Carpenter, Stuart Gordon, Joe Dante, Mick Garris, Nick Castle, Heather Langenkamp | Written and Directed by David A. Weiner I do love a documentary. I love a horror documentary, too, and so when I signed up to Shudder I couldn’t resist a chance to check out In […]

13th Oct2020

‘Scare Me’ Review (Shudder)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Josh Ruben, Aya Cash, Chris Redd Rebecca Drysdale | Written and Directed by Josh Ruben Well-versed veteran of the comedy scene, Josh Ruben makes his directorial feature film debut here, with Scare Me, a Shudder Original, that aims to blend comedy and horror in a new way. Something fresh in a sub-genre that is […]

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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 […]

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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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