29th Apr2021

Video Review: Mortal Kombat (2021)

by Kevin Haldon

In his latest video for Nerdly.co.uk, Kev reviews the new Mortal Kombat movie – which is set for a “Movie Premiere at Home” release (aka rent it digitally) in the UK on May 6th. In “Mortal Kombat,” MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage—or why Outworld’s […]

08th Apr2021

‘Come Away’ Blu-ray Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Angelina Jolie, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jordan A.Nash, Keira Chansa | Written by Marissa Kate Goodhill | Directed by Brenda Chapman Peter Pan, Alice In Wonderland, Angelina Jolie and Kallus from Star Wars: Rebels sounds like a cracking Sunday afternoon to me… It has been a while since I got to see a decent […]

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19th Mar2021

‘400 Bullets’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Andrew Lee Potts, Jean Paul Ly, James Warren, Steven Blades, Spencer Collings | Written and Directed by Tom Paton It seems like just 57 days ago that I was writing my review of G-Loc, starring the ever so awesome Casper Van Dien (who I got to meet on set by the way, so we […]

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04th Mar2021

‘The Ice Cream Truck’ DVD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Deanna Russo, Emil Johnsen, John Redlinger, Sam Schweikert, Hilary Barraford, Bailey Anne Borders, Dan Sutter, Dana Gaier | Written and Directed by Megan Freels Johnston Mary’s husband gets relocated for work which allows her to move back to her suburban hometown. As her family ties up loose ends back home, Mary moves into their […]

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04th Mar2021

RANKED! From Best to Worst: Eddie Murphy

by Kevin Haldon

In the first of a new series called RANKED!, I check out the films of Eddie Murphy – running down his very best to his very worst… All in anticipation of the release of Coming 2 America, which is released tomorrow, Friday March 5th 2021, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Set in the lush […]

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01st Mar2021

Interview: Sally Collet & Elliot Langridge talk ‘Max Cloud’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers and performers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with Sally Collet & Elliot Langridge to talk about their latest film The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud. When a video game enthusiast named Sarah is […]

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17th Feb2021

‘Wrong Turn (2021)’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Matthew Modine, Emma Dumont, Charlotte Vega, Daisy Head, Bill Sage, Adain Bradley | Written by Alan B. McElroy | Directed by Mike P. Nelson I never thought I would miss those inbred hillbilly freaks as much as I do right now… Back in 2003, director Rob Schmidt and writer Alan B. McElroy dropped Wrong […]

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16th Feb2021

‘The Little Things’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Chris Bauer, Michael Hyatt, Terry Kinney, Natalie Morales, Isabel Arraiza, Joris Jarsky, Glenn Morshower | Written and Directed by John Lee Hancock First thing you need to know about me is that I never miss a Denzel movie… The man is an absolute legend and rarely makes a […]

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16th Feb2021

‘Music’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr, Maddie Ziegler, Mary Kay Place, Hector Elizondo, Ben Schwartz, Beto Calvillo  | Written by Sia, Dallas Clayton | Directed by Sia Let me stop you for one quick second before we get into this… If you have clicked on this review to see another critic tear Sia apart for […]

16th Feb2021

Nerdly Out Loud – Episode 10: Jill Gevargizian talks ‘The Stylist’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers and performers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with Jill Gevargizian talking about the film The Stylist, which is available now on ARROW from March 3rd. We all dream of being someone else… but […]

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15th Feb2021

Exclusive Interview: Jill Gevargizian talks ‘The Stylist’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers and performers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with writer/directorJill Gevargizian to discuss her film The Stylist. We all dream of being someone else… but for Claire (Najarra Townsend, Contracted), that dream goes from […]

12th Feb2021

‘Willy’s Wonderland’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Emily Tosta, Rick Reitz, Beth Grant, Caylee Cowan, Willy Weasel | Written by G.O. Parsons | Directed by Kevin Lewis In my humble opinion Willy’s Wonderland is easily the best movie of Nic Cage’s career! I thought it was impossible for Nicolas Cage to get back to the winning ways of the […]

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10th Feb2021

‘Host’ Limited Edition Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

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 […]

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10th Feb2021

‘Anti-Life’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Cody Kearsley, Rachel Nichols, Bruce Willis, Callan Mulvey, Thomas Jane, Stephen V. Murray | Written by Edward Drake, Corey Large | Directed by John Suits Anti-Life! I went into this sci-fi offering knowing nothing about it other than Bruce Willis stars in it, it’s set in space and Thomas Jane is in it too… […]

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05th Feb2021

Exclusive Interview: Peter Stylianou discusses ‘The Lost’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers and performers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with writer/director Peter Stylianou to discuss his film The Lost, aka Bloodhound (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11428546​) Check out our review of The Lost here: http://www.nerdly.co.uk/2020/12/07/the-lost-review/ Detectives investigate the disappearance […]

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04th Feb2021

‘Palmer’ Review (Apple TV)

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Justin Timberlake, Ryder Allen, Alisha Wainwright, Juno Temple, June Squibb | Written by Cheryl Guerriero | Directed by Fisher Stevens Why is Justin Timberlake not in more movies? It was about 15 years ago that I got to see Timberlake making his first proper foray into the movie realm with the superb Alpha Dog. […]

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29th Jan2021

‘Phase’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Richard Sandling, Katie Pritchard, John Henry Falle, Stu Goldsmith, Sophie Cameron, Stephen Frost, Janet Prince | Written and Directed by Richard Sandling Sometimes all you can do is admit you may have been wrong…Case in point, I am on record as saying that I fear a barrage of lockdown/isolation “Zoom” movies that are inevitability […]

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29th Jan2021

‘Eye For An Eye’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, Robert Patrick, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Brendan Fraser | Written and Directed by Francesco Cinquemani, George Gallo I honestly don’t have a clue why I do it to myself… It seems like the more left-field the synopsis a movie has but it also deatures actors I’m into, the more I […]

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29th Jan2021

Nerdly Out Loud – Episode 9: Spencer Hawken & Co. talk ‘No Reasons’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers and performers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with Spencer Hawken, Daniel Smales and Jon Guerriero talking about the film No Reasons, which is available now on Amazon Prime. In a quiet London suburb […]

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28th Jan2021

‘Rams’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Caton, Miranda Richardson, Asher Keddie | Written by Jules Duncan | Directed by Jeremy Sims Sam Neill is truly blazing a new trail right now… After his performance in Peaky Blinders Season 1; his star turn in Hunt for the Wilderpeople; and his imminent return to the Jurassic Park franchise; it’s […]

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28th Jan2021

‘She’s the One (aka Loves Spell)’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Kane Brown, Cindy Humphrey, Jessica-Jane Stafford, Vanessa Feltz, Fredi ‘Kruga’ Nwaka | Written by Simon Battensby, Fredi ‘Kruga’ Nwaka | Directed by Fredi ‘Kruga’ Nwaka I love it when a director you clocked onto a little while back as someone with potential, someone that you should be keeping an eye on, not only drops […]

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26th Jan2021

Interview: Spencer Hawken, Daniel Smales & Jon Guerriero on ‘No Reasons’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers and performers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with Spencer Hawken, Daniel Smales and Jon Guerriero talking about the film No Reasons, which is available now on Amazon Prime. In a quiet London suburb […]