13th Jun2023

‘Deinfluencer’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Marie Luciani-Grimaldi, Caylin Turner, Simon Phillips, Anne-Carolyn Binette, Jason Sedlar, Yore Edegbe | Written by Jamie Bailey, Simon Phillips | Directed by Jamie Bailey Deinfluencer sees cheerleader Kelly abducted by a fearsome masked fiend and forced to complete a series of increasingly violent tasks on social media to win her freedom and save not […]

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23rd May2023

‘Most Horrible Things’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sarah J Butler, Martina Vargas, Rich Paul, Andrés Erickson, Sean Sprawling, Grant Pfost, Vincent Van Hinte, Simon Phillips, Sean Patrick Flannery | Written by Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Brittany Fonte | Directed by Hiroshi Katagari Hiroshi Katagari – more known for his SFX work on films like Avatar: Way of the Water – returns to the […]

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07th Mar2023

‘The Fearway’ VOD Review

by James Rodrigues

Stars: Shannon Dalonzo, Justin Gordon, Simon Phillips, Eileen Dietz, James Politano, Briahn Auguillard | Written by Noah Bessey | Directed by Robert Gajic Opening his directorial debut in an intriguing manner, Robert Gajic has a woman’s voiceover share the character’s biggest fear at losing someone she cannot imagine life without. Quick cuts on-screen show a frightened […]

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16th Dec2021

‘Fortress’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bruce Willis, Chad Michael Murray, Jesse Metcalfe, Shannen Doherty, Ser’Darius Blain, Kelly Greyson, Sean Kanan, Natalie Burn, Trae Ireland, Simon Phillips, Michael Sirow, Katalina Viteri | Written by Alan Horsnail | Directed by James Cullen Bressack If you’re a long-time reader of Nerdly you’ll know we’re huge fans of director James Cullen Bressack, so […]

22nd Oct2021

‘The Survivalist’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Ruby Modine, Tom Pecinka, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, John Malkovich, Simon Phillips | Written by Matthew Rogers | Directed by Jon Keeyes Set 592 days after the outbreak of COVID 19’s Delta Variant, The Survivalist is the latest film from director Jon Keeyes (Doom Room, The Harrowing). Working from a script by Matthew Rogers and […]

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24th Feb2021

‘Butchers’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Simon Phillips, Michael Swatton, Julie Mainville, Anne-Carolyne Binette, James Hicks, Nick Allan, Blake Canning, Samantha De Benedet, Jonathan Largy, Frederik Storm | Written by Adrian Langley, Daniel Weissenberger | Directed by Adrian Langley I remember seeing Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in the middle of the 90s, almost two decades after it was […]

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02nd Nov2020

‘The Nights Before Christmas’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Simon Phillips, Kate Schroder, Sayla de Goede, Michael Coughlan, Samantha De Benedet, Keegan Chambers, Ken Bressers, Anne-Carolyne Binette, Frederik Storm, Michael Swatton, Meredith Heinrich, Jennifer Willis | Written by Simon Phillips, Paul Tanter | Directed by Paul Tanter I reviewed Once Upon Time At Christmas in 2018 and although it was a decent enough […]

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30th Oct2020

Frightfest 2020: ‘Butchers’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Simon Phillips, Michael Swatton, Julie Mainville, Anne-Carolyne Binette, James Hicks, Nick Allan, Blake Canning, Samantha De Benedet, Jonathan Largy, Frederik Storm | Written by Adrian Langley, Daniel Weissenberger | Directed by Adrian Langley I remember seeing Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in the middle of the 90s, almost two decades after it was […]

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15th Jan2019

Horror-On-Sea 2019: ‘Once Upon a Time at Christmas’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Simon Phillips, Yana Gold, Sayla de Goede, Laurel Brady, Robert Nolan, Jeff Ellenberger, Devon Mary Doherty, Brook Fletcher, Barry Kennedy, Susannah Mackay, Blue Bigwood-Mallin | Written by Christopher Jolley | Directed by Paul Tanter [NOTE: With the film screening as part of this years Horror-On-Sea Film Festival, here’s a reposting of our review of […]

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02nd Oct2018

Trailer for new Amazon Prime show ‘No Easy Days’

by Phil Wheat

“House of Cards meets White House Down” in Amazon Prime’s new political action thriller No Easy Days, from the team behind dystopian vampire drama Age of The Living Dead and hit Brit hooligan franchise The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan.  No Easy Days stars Peter Outerbridge (Designated Survivor), Michael Hogan (Battlestar Gallactica), […]

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25th Apr2018

‘Gehenna: Where Death Lives’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Doug Jones, Lance Henriksen, Patrick Gorman, Simon Phillips, Sean Sprawling, Daniel Joo, Eva Swan, Katherine Taylor, Justin Gordon, Matthew Edward Hegstrom, Mauricio Gomez Amoretti | Written by Hiroshi Katagiri, Nathan Long, Brad Palmer | Directed by Hiroshi Katagiri I have to admit that what drew me most to Gehenna: Where Death Lives was the […]

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28th Mar2018

‘Once Upon a Time at Christmas’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Simon Phillips, Yana Gold, Sayla de Goede, Laurel Brady, Robert Nolan, Jeff Ellenberger, Devon Mary Doherty, Brook Fletcher, Barry Kennedy, Susannah Mackay, Blue Bigwood-Mallin | Written by Christopher Jolley | Directed by Paul Tanter Christmas horror is one of my favourite sub genres. It of course includes such classics as Gremlins, Black Christmas, Silent […]

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25th Oct2017

Trailer and Poster(s) for Brit Horror ‘Once Upon a Time at Christmas’

by Phil Wheat

Once Upon a Time at Christmas is the latest film from the team behind the White Collar Hooligan series, sci-fi The Last Scout and vampire TV series Age of the Living Dead. Laurel Brady, Susannah Mackay, Simon Phillips, Sayla de Goede, Brook Fletcher, Barry Kennedy, Jeff Ellenberger and Devon Mary Doherty star, with Paul Tanter […]

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17th Oct2016

High Octane Pictures acquire Hiroshi Katagiri’s ‘Gehenna’

by Phil Wheat

Highly-anticipated creature-feature Gehenna: Where Death Lives, directed, produced, and co-written by makeup and special effects master Hiroshi Katagiri, has been acquired by High Octane Pictures. Newly-founded by industry vet and CAA Alum Galen Christy, High Octane Pictures has acquired the international sales rights for the film, which boasts high-end sets and spectacular effects work from […]

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23rd Apr2014

‘He Who Dares’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Simon Phillips, Tom Knight, Zara Phythian, Christina Bellavia, Lorraine Stanley | Written by Paul Tanter, James Crow, Simon Phillips | Directed by Paul Tanter If I was to ask you to think of action movies set in tower blocks you could probably come up with movies like Die Hard, Dredd and The Raid as […]

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