31st Oct2023

‘Boudica’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Clive Standen, Lilibet Butanaseva, Litiana Butanaseva, Nick Moran, Lucy Martin, Peter Franzen, Dominique Vandenberg, Rita Tushingham | Written and Directed by Jesse V. Johnson Writer/director Jesse V. Johnson (Avengement, Savage Dog) opens his latest film, Boudica, on an impressive note. Roman soldiers march through a dark, fog-enshrouded, forest. It’s creepy and ominous […]

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14th Jun2023

Signature announce UK release of Donnie Yen’s ‘Sakra’

by Phil Wheat

Signature Entertainment have announced the UK release of the Donnie Yen (John Wick 4) directed-and-led fantasy epic Sakra, which releases on Digital Platforms, DVD and Blu-ray on 24th July. A fantastical action spectacular directed by and starring action legend Donnie Yen. When a respected martial artist is accused of murder and subsequently exiled, he must […]

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07th Jun2023

UK trailer and poster for doc ‘Stephen King on Screen’

by Phil Wheat

Signature Entertainment have today released the UK trailer for the Stephen King deep-dive documentary Stephen King on Screen, which releases on Digital Platforms on June 26th. This feature documentary is the ultimate guide to the King of your nightmares.. Stephen King – one of the best-selling authors of the last century and undeniably a modern […]

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18th Jan2023

‘The Harbinger’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Gabby Beans, Cody Braverman, Emily Davis, Ray Anthony Thomas, Myles Walker | Written and Directed by Andy Mitton I think (my memory is generally terrible) The Harbinger is the first film I have seen where the pandemic has played a big and important part in the story. In the movie, Monique is currently quarantining […]

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18th Nov2022

‘Three Day Millionaire’ Video Review

by Kevin Haldon

Directed by Jack Spring, produced by friend of Nerdly and host of The Filmmaker’s Podcast, Giles Alderson and starring Colm Meaney, Jonas Armstrong and Robbie Gee, Three Day Millionaire is a raucous black comedy about a gang of Grimsby Trawler-men who carry out the heist of a lifetime. You’ve seen Ocean’s 11, now get ready […]

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10th Nov2022

‘Orphan: The Complete Collection’ Blu-ray Review

by Guest

ORPHAN Stars: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabella Fuhrman, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett, Margo Martindale, Karel Roden, Aryana Engineer, Rosemary Dunsmore, Genelle Williams | Written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick | Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra Devastated by the loss of their unborn baby, Kate (Vera Farmiga) and John (Peter Sarsgaard) decide to adopt a child. At the […]

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21st Oct2022

‘Summit Fever’ Video Review

by Kevin Haldon

Director Julian Gilbey (Rise of the Footsoldier, A Lonely Place to Die) is back and this time he is offering us Summit Fever, a survival thriller based on a true story starring Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Thorp. A daring dream to scale the world’s most challenging trio of mountains soon turns into a terrifying nightmare […]

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21st Sep2022

‘Control’ Video Review

by Kevin Haldon

In his latest video, Kev takes to the booth to review Control, a tight claustrophobic sci-fi thriller starring Sara Mitich, George Tchortov and Evie Loiselle, which recently screened at Frightfest (check out our written review here). With a fragmented memory and no clear way out, Eileen (Sara Mitich; Star Trek: Discovery) is forced to complete […]

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12th Jul2022

‘Gatlopp: Hell of a Game’ Video Review

by Kevin Haldon

Back for another video review, our men Kev has recovered from COVID and is here to talk about Gatlopp: Hell of a Game, which was released digitally in the UK on June 37th 2022 A group of old friends reunites for a nostalgic evening of fun and games after a decade apart. After one too […]

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16th May2022

‘Shattered’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Cameron Monaghan, Frank Grillo, John Malkovich, Sasha Luss, Lilly Krug, Ash Santos, James C. Burns, Dat Phan | Written by David Loughery | Directed by Luis Prieto Thirteen years after his last screenplay credit, writer David Loughery, who wrote blockbuster 90s action films like Passenger 57 and The Three Musketeers, returned to movies with […]

09th May2022

‘The Adventures of Maid Marian’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Sophie Craig, Bob Cryer, Dominic Andersen, Jon Lee Pellet, Gerard Cooke, James Groom | Written and Directed by Bill Thomas As The Adventures of Maid Marian begins it is the year 1199 in Merry Olde England. Robin (Dominic Andersen; Rocky Horror Show Live, Glow & Darkness) is off fighting with King Richard. Marian (Sophie […]

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07th Feb2022

‘Shadow in the Cloud’ DVD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz, Callan Mulvey, Nick Robinson | Written by Max Landis, Roseanne Liang | Directed by Roseanne Liang This movie truly was a game of two halves! I legitimately sit here for the first time, in some time, truly struggling to come up with a single solitary clue what I am going to […]

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14th Jan2022

‘Killing Field’ Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Bruce Willis, Swen Temmel, Kate Katzman, Zack Ward, Chad Michael Murray, Kristos Andrews, Donna D’Errico, Canyon Prince, Michael Sirow | Written by Ross Peacock | Directed by James Cullen Bressack A drug bust gone bad leaves David (Bruce Willis; Cosmic Sin, Midnight in the Switchgrass, Out of Death) wounded and partner Cal (Swen Temmel; […]

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14th Jan2022

‘The Devil to Pay’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Danielle Deadwyler, Catherine Dyer, Jayson Warner Smith, Adam Boyer | Written and Directed by Lane Skye, Ruckus Skye [NOTE: With the film set for a UK release next week, here’s a reposting of our four-star review of The Devil to Pay from it’s US release back in 2020] On the face of things, The […]

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09th Nov2021

‘Honest Thief’ Blu-ray Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, Jai Courtney, Jeffrey Donovan, Robert Patrick | Written by Steve Allrich, Mark Williams | Directed by Mark Williams A little while back I read an interview with Liam Neeson basically saying that after a solid few years of churning out action flick after flick, that were basic carbon copies of […]

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02nd Nov2021

‘Apex Predator’ Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Bruce Willis, Nels Lennarson, Neal McDonough, Lochlyn Munro, Trevor Gretzky, Corey Large, Megan Peta Hill, Alexia Fast | Written by Edward Drake, Corey Large | Directed by Edward Drake Apex Predator, released in the US under the title of just Apex, proabably given a title change to avoid the taint of Apex Predators, is […]

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01st Sep2021

Frightfest 2021: ‘Bloodthirsty’ Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Lauren Beatty, Greg Bryk, Katharine King So, Michael Ironside, Judith Buchan | Written by Wendy Hill-Tout, Lowell | Directed by Amelia Moses We reviewed Amelia Moses’ Bleed With Me at Fantasia last year. And now her latest feature, Bloodthirsty, co-written by Wendy Hill-Tout and her daughter Lowell, is screening at Frightfest after a successful […]

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22nd Jul2021

Signature announce UK debut of Malay actioner ‘Deed of Death’

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Areel Abu Bakar, written by Hafiz Derani and starring Namron, Khoharullah Majid and Feiyna Tajudin, Deed of Death is a Malaysian martial arts action film set for a UK release, courtesy of Signature Entertainment, on August 23rd. When a brother falls in with the wrong crowd and gambles his family’s land away, it’s […]

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14th Jul2021

‘Alone’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jules Willcox, Marc Menchaca, Anthony Heald, Jonathan Rosenthal | Written by Mattias Olsson | Directed by John Hyams An English-language adaptation of Swedish thriller Gone, with a screenplay by from that films director Mattias Olsson, Alone is most-noticeable (well, at least for genre fans) as being helmed by John Hyams. The son of director […]

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23rd Jun2021

‘Unearth’ DVD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Marc Blucas, P.J. Marshall, Allison McAtee, Rachel McKeon, Brooke Sorenson, Monica Wyche | Written by Kelsey Goldberg, John C. Lyons | Directed by John C. Lyons, Dorata Swies When I read the terms “fracking” and “horror” linked together for a movie, I was curious but also unsure of what the hell it […]

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21st May2021

‘Initiation’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Isabella Gomez, Lindsay LaVanchy, Froy Gutierrez, James Berardo, Gattlin Griffith, Adin Kolansky, Shireen Lai, Patrick R. Walker, Maxwell Hamilton, Bart Johnson, Jon Huertas, Kent Faulcon, Yancy Butler, Lochlyn Munro | Written by John Berardo, Lindsay LaVanchy, Brian Frager | Directed by John Berardo During a university’s pledge week, the carefree partying turns deadly serious […]

14th May2021

‘Here are the Young Men’ DVD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Dean-Charles Chapman, Finn Cole, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ferida Walsh-Peelo, Ralph Ineson, Travis Fimmel, Conleith Hill | Written and Directed by Eoin Macken About 4 or 5 years ago I had the pleasure of interviewing an up-and-coming director about his debut feature Leopard. A really low-budget independent Irish flick that had all the integrity and power […]

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