17th Feb2021

‘The Owners’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Maisie Williams, Sylvester McCoy, Andrew Ellis, Rita Tushingham, Jake Curran, Ian Kenny, Stacha Hicks | Written by Mathieu Gompel, Julius Berg | Directed by Julius Berg I can’t remember watching a home invasion horror movie for a long time and then two come along at once. First, I watched By Night’s End and then […]

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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10th Feb2021

‘Possessor’ Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Christopher Abbott, Andrea Riseborough, Rossif Sutherland, Tuppence Middleton, Sean Bean, Jennifer Jason Leigh | Written and Directed by Brandon Cronenberg Writer-director Brandon Cronenberg proves a proper chip off the old block with his second feature, Possessor, a brilliantly directed and startlingly original sci-fi horror that’s worthy of instant classic status. In fact, it’s fully […]

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25th Jan2021

’12 Hour Shift’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Angela Bettis, David Arquette, Chloe Farnworth, Mick Foley, Kit Williamson, Nikea Gamby-Turner, Tara Perry, Brooke Seguim, Dust Warren, Tom DeTrinis, Thomas Hobson, Juilanne Dowler, Briana Lane, Taylor Alden, Scott Dean | Written and Directed by Brea Grant Brea Grant, at least for me, first came to prominence after appearing in Heroes, the mid-2000s superhero […]

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13th Jan2021

‘The Sinners’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Kaitlyn Bernard, Brenna Llewellyn, Brenna Coates, Keilani Elizabeth Rose, Jasmine Randhawa, Carly Fawcett, Natalie Malaika, Aleks Paunovic, Lochlyn Munro, Dylan Playfair, Tahmoh Penikett, Loretta Walsh, Elysia Rotaru, Michael Eklund | Written by Courtney Paige, Erin Hazlehurst, Madison Smith | Directed by Courtney Paige I think you all know me by now and realise that […]

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23rd Dec2020

‘Deliver Us From Evil’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Hwang Jun-Min, Lee Jung-Jae, Jung-Min Park, Moon Choi | Written and Directed by Won-Chan Hong Signature Entertainment are looking to kick off 2021 in the same way they ended 2020… In lockdown! I’m joking of course, however Signature did drop a smorgasbord of delectable treats in the last month of 2020 with flicks like […]

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18th Dec2020

‘Let’s Scare Julie’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson, Isabel May, Odessa A’zion, Brooke Sorenson, Jessica Sarah Flaum, Dakota Baccelli, Blake Robbins | Written and Directed by Jud Cremata Okay, so the whole “one take” style of movie making is becoming quite the gimmick. Rarely is it done to perfection and more often than not it really hinders the creative […]

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27th Nov2020

‘Here Awhile’ Review (Amazon Prime)

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Anna Camp, Steven Strait, Joe Lo Truglio | Written by Csaba Mera, Tim True | Directed by Tim True If the scene at the dining room table doesn’t break you… Nothing will! I sit here a broken man. I mean this is not a new thing for me, I am a total wet blanket […]

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24th Nov2020

‘Chronical: 2067’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ryan Kwanten, Sana’a Shaik, Deborah Mailman, Aaron Glenane | Written and Directed by Seth Larney 400 years from now you have to ask… Are we worth saving? It still amazes me to this day that Jason Stackhouse (Ryan Kwantan, True Blood) is none other than lifeguard Vinnie from Home and Away. I […]

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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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