25th Oct2018

Imperfect 10: The Alternative Halloween Horror Movie Marathon

by Rupert Harvey

For years now, I’ve been hosting horror movie marathons around Halloween. It’s my favourite time of year: an extended excuse to trawl through the trash bins of ‘80s and ‘90s horror in search of legit gems. To save you the pain of suffering through dumpster fires like Chopping Mall and House 4: The Repossession, I’ve […]

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06th Jul2018

Ten Best: Films Showing at Fantasia 2018

by Phil Wheat

The Fantasia International Film Festival is all set to return to Concordia University, The Cinémathèque Québécoise, and The McCord Museum for the 22nd edition of the festival, which takes place from July 12st to August 1st 2018 and marks the start of a HUGE two month festival of genre film that, fingers crossed, we’ll be […]

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02nd Jan2018

Phil’s Top 10 [DTV] Films of 2017

by Phil Wheat

2017 has been, at least for me, a fantastic year for movies. There has been some great films in the cinema, on DVD and VOD and the film festivals we’ve covered have been jam-packed with quality movies. Which makes it VERY hard to narrow down a list of the Top 10 of the year! Even […]

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01st Jan2018

Phil’s Top 10 [Cinema] Films of 2017

by Phil Wheat

2017 has been, at least for me, a fantastic year for movies. There has been some great films in the cinema, on DVD and VOD and the film festivals we’ve covered have been jam-packed with quality movies. Which makes it VERY hard to narrow down a list of the Top 10 of the year! So, […]

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29th Dec2017

Matt’s Top 10 Board Games of 2017

by Matthew Smail

2017 has been a big year for not only board games, but also for Nerdly’s coverage of them – we expanded our remit to cover as many games as we can, and thanks to the addition of Board Games Editor Matt we’ve done just that! With that in mind, here’s his rundown of the Top […]

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28th Dec2017

Dean’s Top 10 [Titan] Comics of 2017

by Dean Fuller

Tis’ the season to write Top Ten lists, as you all well know. Don’t roll your eyes, you know you expect it. I am nothing if not a slave to fashion. I have picked out my personal favourite ten titles of the many books I have read and reviewed this year. You may well disagree […]

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27th Dec2017

Rupert’s Top Ten Films of 2017

by Rupert Harvey

It’s been a topsy-turvy year in film. On the plus side, the Shyamannaisance continued with Split; Edgar Wright got to make his magnum opus; and Netflix showed their willingness to produce the sort of mature films that seemed to have vanished amidst the cinematic blur of CGI. On the Dark Side, Ridley Scott continued to […]

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22nd Sep2017

Ten Best: Phone Scenes in Movies

by Kat Wheat

To celebrate today’s release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus – available in stores from today – here’s a list of the Ten Best phone scenes in movies, showcasing some of the most famous telephone calls ever made. Pillow Talk (1959) A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, […]

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02nd Feb2017

Ten Best: Music Documentaries

by Phil Wheat

Music documentaries are a genre unto their own – sometimes they give you a glimpse behind the scenes of your favourite band, and sometimes they’re about someone you’ve never heard about who become your favourite band. With that in mind, here’s a rundown of the Top 10 Best Music Documentaries of all time: Anvil! The […]

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25th Oct2016

Ten Best: 80s Horror movies on Netflix

by Phil Wheat

Given that Halloween is fast-approaching, I thought I’d put together a number of listicles couting down some of my favourite films to watch this horrorday season. First up are my picks for the ten best 80s horror films on Neflix. Netflix has a great list of spooky titles available on the service including the likes […]

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25th Dec2015

Stuart’s Top 10 films & other treats from 2015

by Stuart Wright

Here’s my Top Ten films and other treats from 2015 (in no particular order): Best Movies 1) Fury Road After 15 minutes I turned to my wife and said I was exhausted… Thankfully I got my breath back and Fury Road refused to let up. True to the originals, Tom Hardy’s Max says very little […]

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21st Dec2015

Ten Best: Lethal Ladies

by Phil Wheat

While action films are often considered something of a ‘boys’ club’, there’s no denying that in the last few decades, the girls have more than proved they can hold their own, with a brilliant array of deadly leading ladies hitting the big screen. The Transporter Refuelled (out on Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from December 26th […]

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07th Sep2015

Frightfest 2015 – My Top 10

by Phil Wheat

Well it took a lot longer than expected and there has been a LOT of deliberation on my part, but here it is: my Top 10 Films of Frightfest 2015. In order, with a joint number 1! Honestly there really was no way I could split the two, both are my top picks for different […]

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07th Sep2015

Ten Best: Deep Sea Thrillers

by Phil Wheat

To mark the release of deep sea thriller Pressure, out now on DVD/download starring Danny Huston, Matthew Goode, Joe Cole, Alan McKenna and Daisy Lowe, we take a look at the best deep sea thrillers of all time. THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER (1990) Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn Director: John McTiernan DAS […]

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27th Aug2015

Ten Best: Beasts On Film

by Phil Wheat

Beasts have always provided fantastic source material for horror filmmakers across the ages, whether from the mythical world or the natural. To celebrate the release of Into the Grizzly Maze last week we take a look back at some the biggest, baddest beasts on film… Into the Grizzly Maze (2015) Starring James Marsden, Thomas Jane […]

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18th Aug2015

Ten Best: “Pop Culture” Documentaries

by Phil Wheat

In recent years there has been a real boom in documentaries surrounding popular culture. Films such as Electric Boogaloo, Video Nasties, The Search for Weng Weng and Adjust Your Tracking have captured the zeitgeist of fans across the globe, and in turn inspired more people to create their own documentaries about pop culture subjects that […]

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12th Aug2015

Ten Best: Creepiest Towns on TV

by Phil Wheat

M. Night Shylaman’s ten part mini-series Wayward Pines (episode one review) sees Secret Service agent Ethan Burke, played by Oscar-nominee Matt Dillon (Crash) – pictured above – arrives in a quaint town outside of Idaho on a mission to find two missing federal agents. Instead of answers, Ethan’s investigation only turns up more questions. What’s […]

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02nd Apr2015

Ten Best: Reasons to watch Superfast!

by Phil Wheat

This laugh-a-minute spoof centres around a not particularly smart or streetwise undercover cop, Lucas White (Alex Ashbaugh), who’s never driven a manual car before, but somehow still manages to infiltrate Vin Serento’s (Dale Pavinski) LA gang of illegal street racers. They are Superfast! and they are a little furious; watch as they plot to double-cross […]

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03rd Mar2015

Ten Best: Awkward Moments in Film

by Phil Wheat

Unfinished Business, coming to UK cinemas 6th March, staring Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco, and Sienna Miller, follows the story of a businessman (Vaughn) and his two employees (Franco and Wilkinson) who travel to Berlin, Germany to close the biggest business deal of their lives. However, things don’t go to plan when they bump […]

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26th Feb2015

Ten Best: Nicolas Cage roles

by Phil Wheat

Cult favourite Nicolas Cage has carved out an eclectic and brilliant career spanning the decades and across genres, with forays into action, drama and comic book adaptations to name but a few. To celebrate the release of his latest film, Dying of the Light, out on Blu-ray and DVD from the 2nd March 2015 courtesy […]

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11th Jan2015

Dan’s Ten Best: Movies of 2014

by Dan Clark

The proverbial Top Ten List. A sacred tradition passed down by our cinematic elders. This is the fourth time I have partaken in this holy tradition, and one thing has remained constant is that this list is never set in stone. As we catch up with more films we missed or rewatch our favorites it […]

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06th Jan2015

Ten Best: Documentaries of 2014

by Dan Clark

My look at 2014 continues as I review the best documentaries of 2014. Documentaries can serve a multitude of purposes. You will have your change the world docs that pick a certain cause and attempt to spread the word so people will rise up and do something. You have those that are just about a […]

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