21st Jul2020

‘American Fighter’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bryan Craig, Tommy Flanagan, Sean Patrick Flannery, George Kosturos, Allison Paige | Written by Carl Morris, Shaun Piccinino | Directed by Shaun Piccinino [NOTE: With the film finally debuting in the UK next week, here’s a reposting of our review of American Fighter from its screening at last years Fantasia Festival] A fictional sequel […]

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14th Jul2020

‘Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot’ DVD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Richard Short, Richard Brake, Kris Johnson, Joel Phillimore, Tom Fellingham, Stella Stocker, Emily Haigh, Joe Egan, Ronan Summers, Olivia Bernstone, Stefan Boehm, Jennifer Mater, Ian Sharp, James G. Nunn, Aaron May | Written by Jonny Grant, Simon Cotton | Directed by Giles Alderson We Brits are a fickle bunch it has to be said. […]

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02nd Jul2020

‘A Rainy Day in New York’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Liev Schreiber, Selina Gomez, Diego Luna, Jude Law | Written and Directed by Woody Allen Woody Allen can be hit-and-miss these days. He’s a great writer and director. We all know that, with films like Manhattan; Annie Hall; Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona and my favourite of his films, Midnight in Paris, […]

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16th Jun2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #167: Marc Goldberg, CEO of Signature Entertainment

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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20th May2020

‘Proximity’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Ryan Masson, Highdee Kuan, Christian Prentice, Shaw Jones, Don Scribner, Anthony Bradford, Joseph Buttler, Ian Coleman, Kylie Contreary, Max Cutler, Randy Davison | Written by Eric Demeusy, Jason Mitcheltree | Directed by Eric Demeusy Sci-fi is not a genre I watch as much as I probably should because some of my favourite ever movies […]

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13th May2020

‘The Shed’ VOD Review (Signature Entertainment)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Frank Whaley, Timothy Bottoms, Siobhan Fallon, Jay Jay Warren, Cody Kostro, Sofia Happonen | Written and Directed by Frank Sabatella As an orphan living with his abusive grandfather, life sucks for Stan (Jay Jay Warren). But he’s got it better than his best friend Donmer who regularly needs defending against the school bullies. When […]

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22nd Apr2020

‘The Iron Mask’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Jason Flemyng, Xingtong Yao, Anna Churina, Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rutger Hauer, Charles Dance, Paul Allica, Chayanit Chansangavej, Christopher Fairbank | Written by Dmitry Paltsev, Alexey A. Petrukhin | Directed by Oleg Stepchenko Billed as the movie that has the first fight ever between Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger might seem slightly odd but […]

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16th Apr2020

‘We Summon the Darkness’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Alexandra Daddario, Maddie Hasson, Johnny Knoxville, Keean Johnson, Logan Miller, Amy Forsyth, Allison McAtee, Austin Swift, Stephanie Moroz, Tanner Beard | Written by Alan Trezza | Directed by Marc Meyers Heavy metal and horror seem to go hand in hand. Many people who like one, will like the other, so it’s maybe a bit […]

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14th Apr2020

‘Sea Fever’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Connie Nielsen, Hermione Corfield, Dougray Scott, Olwen Fouéré, Jack Hickey, Ardalan Esmaili, Dag Malmberg, Elie Bouakaze | Written and Directed by Neasa Hardiman There’s not actually a whole lot of horror movies based on a boat at sea for nearly its entire length. Obviously you have things like Jaws or this years Underwater but […]

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03rd Mar2020

‘Come To Daddy’ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Madeleine Sami, Martin Donovan, Michael Smiley | Written by Toby Harvard | Directed by Ant Timpson Directed by Ant Timpson in his feature directorial debut, based on his idea and written by Toby Harvard (The Greasy Strangler), Come to Daddy is a New Zealand film project. It stars Elijah Wood […]

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05th Feb2020

‘In The Line of Duty’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Ben McKenzie, Courtney Eaton, Dina Meyer, Giancarlo Esposito, Jessica Lu, James Hutchison III | Written by Jeremy Drysdale | Directed by Steven C Miller In 2015 Steven C. Miller, director of horror hits such as The Aggression Scale, Under the Bed and Submerged, made a move into the action genre with the […]

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04th Feb2020

‘The Courier’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Gary Oldman, Olga Kurylenko, Amit Shah, William Moseley, Dermot Mulroney, Alicia Agneson | Written by Zackary Adler, James Edward Barker, Andy Conway, Nicky Tate | Directed by Zackary Adler Set against a gritty London backdrop, Olga Kurylenko plays a tough motorbike courier whose day takes a wrong turn after discovering a package she’s carrying […]

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03rd Jul2019

‘Escape Plan 3: The Extractors’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Devon Sawa, Dave Bautista, 50 Cent, Jamie King | Written by John Herzfeld, Miles Chapman | Directed by John Herzfeld Escape Plan 3: The Extractors, directed by John Herzfeld, is the third and final film in the not so good Escape Plan franchise that began in 2013 with a team-up of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and […]

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14th Jun2019

‘The Night Sitter’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Elyse Dufour, Jack Champion, Jermaine Rivers, Amber Neukum, J. Benedict Larmore, Ben Barlow, Bailey Campbell, Joe Walz, Deanna Meske, Manny Sandow, Luna Devika, Victoria Graham | Written and Directed by Abiel Bruhn, John Rocco Abiel Bruhn and John Rocco (A Not So Pleasant Surprise) work together once again on The Night Sitter, a horror […]

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11th Jun2019

‘Terror of Hallow’s Eve’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Caleb Thomas, JT Neal, Annie Read, Juliet Landau, Eric Roberts, Doug Jones, Sarah Lancaster, Christian Kane | Written by Ronald L. Halvas, Todd Tucker, Zack Ward | Directed by Todd Tucker Growing up is hard and for fifteen-year-old Timmy Stevens it’s no exception. Scrawny and nerdy, he’s relentlessly tormented by the town bullies. His only […]

06th Jun2019

Matt Smith is Charles Manson in ‘Charlie Says’

by Phil Wheat

Years after the shocking murders that made the name Charles Manson synonymous with pure evil, the three women who killed for him – Leslie Van Houten (Hannah Murray, Game of Thrones), Patricia Krenwinkel (Sosie Bacon), and Susan Atkins (Marianne Rendón)—remain under the spell of the infamous cult leader (Matt Smith, Doctor Who). Confined to an […]

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01st Mar2019

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘Level 16’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Katie Douglas, Celina Martin, Sara Canning, Peter Outerbridge, Amalia Williamson, Kate Vickery, Joelle Farrow, Josette Halpert, Shanice Johnson, Yasmin Lau, Kiana Madeira | Written and Directed by Danishka Esterhazy Sixteen-year-old Vivien feels trapped in The Vestalis Academy, a prison-like boarding school, keeping to herself and sticking her neck out for no one while being […]

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13th Feb2019

Competition: Win Frightfest flick ‘Videoman’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Videoman, available on DVD and Digital 18th February 2019, we have a copy of the DVD up for grabs, courtesy of Signature Entertainment. The feature film debut from award-winning Swedish director Kristian A. Söderström, and one of Time Out’s top picks to see at FrightFest 2018, Videoman celebrates […]

07th Jan2019

‘Searching’ DVD Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La, Sara Sohn | Written by Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian | Directed by Aneesh Chaganty John Cho stars in this inventively told missing person mystery that plays out entirely on computer screens. The result is a gripping and surprisingly moving thriller that shines an uncomfortable light on […]

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13th Nov2018

‘Robin Hood: The Rebellion’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ben Freeman, Brian Blessed, James Oliver Wheatley, Martyn Ford, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kristian Nairn, Charlie Hiett, Phill Martin, Marie Everett, James Groom, Jamie Kenna, James G. Nunn | Written and Directed by Nicholas Winter After Maid Marian is kidnapped by the Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood must get a band of men together in order […]

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13th Oct2018

‘Blue Iguana’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sam Rockwell, Ben Schwartz, Phoebe Fox, Peter Ferdinando, Peter Polycarpou, Simon Callow, Frances Barber, Amanda Donohoe, Al Weaver, Glenn Wrage, Robin Hellier, Pedro Lloyd Gardiner, Andre Flynn, Perry Jaques, Anton Saunders, Vic Waghorn, Paul Chan, Martin Muncaster, Jack Silver, Tom Tunney | Written and Directed by Hadi Hajaig Opening a crime film, an indie […]

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10th Oct2018

Competition: Win ‘Gangsta’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Gangsta, available on Digital HD 19th October and on DVD 29th October, we have a copy of the DVD up for grabs, courtesy of Signature Entertainment! From the up-and-coming directors of Bad Boys for Life and rumoured to be attached to Beverly Hills Cop 4, a hapless group […]

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