06th Jul2022

‘Thor: God of Thunder’ Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Daniel O’Reilly, Vadim Brunell, Eva Ceja, Myrom Kingery, Vaune Suitt, Neli Sabour, Tyler Christopher | Written by Steve Doucette | Directed by Noah Luke Thor: God of Thunder is the latest “mockbuster” from The Asylum and their second film about this hammer-wielding Norseman. There’s no connection however between this and their 2011 film Almighty Thor, […]

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01st Feb2022

‘Dracula: The Original Living Vampire’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Christine Prouty, Stuart Packer, Ryan Woodcock, India Lillie Davies, Jake Herbert, Michael Ironside | Written by Michael Varrati | Directed by Maximilian Elfeldt It’s interesting to see that the classic monsters of yesteryear, the kings of horror storytelling – Dracula, the Mummy, the Wolfman – are all returning to the [small] screen in new […]

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07th Jan2022

‘Devil’s Triangle’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Liam Hawley, Morgan Bradley, Alyson Gorske, Torrey Richardson, Fred Williamson, Mark Valeriano, Myron Kingery, Alison Filoramo, Anthony W. Preston, Jordy Tulleners, Victoria Grant, Anna Shields, Alejandro De Anda | Written by Brendan Haley, Joe Roche | Directed by Brendan Petrizzo Devil’s Triangle is the latest film from The Asylum, kings of the mock buster, […]

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07th Jan2022

‘Megaboa’ Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Eric Roberts, Jadon Cal, Michelle Elizabeth O’Shea, Emilia Torello, Joe Herrera, Sharon Desiree, Michael DeVorzon | Written by Alex Heerman | Directed by Mario N. Bonassin Megaboa is a giant snake film set in South America… and any similarities to Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid is purely intentional! Two hunters chasing stock […]

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04th Nov2021

‘Planet Dune’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Emily Killian, Sean Young, Cherish Holland, Manny Zaldivar, Anna Telfer | Written by Lauren Pritchard, Joe Roche | Directed by Glenn Campbell, Tammy Klein Mark Polonia may have beaten them to the punch with Dune World, but The Asylum are here and ready to cash in on Denis Villeneuve’s epic with Planet Dune. It […]

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26th Jul2021

‘Jungle Run’ DVD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Richard Grieco, Wade Hunt Williams, Benjamin Bernard, Christian DeJesus, Jamie Petitto, Jack Pearson | Written by Marc Gottlieb | Directed by Noah Luke With Dwayne Johnson’s big-budget Jungle Cruise due out from Disney soon, The Asylum was sure to be ready with their own cash in. And sure enough, here comes Jungle Run starring […]

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02nd Jun2021

‘Aquarium of the Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Vivica A. Fox, Eva Ceja, D.C. Douglas, Erica Duke, Anthony Jensen, Madeleine Falk, Robert Contrado, Jeffery Thomas Johnson, Brandon Lee W., Anna Telfer, Kim Nielsen, Ash Dadvand, Rishi Arya, Torrey B. Lawrence | Written by Marc Gottlieb, Michael Varrati | Directed by Glenn Miller It had to happen didn’t it. First we had Zombeavers, […]

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06th May2021

‘Ape vs Monster’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Arianna Scott, Katie Sereika, Eric Roberts, Quinn Baker, Shayne Hartigan, Case Matthews, R.J. Wagner | Written by George Michael Phillips | Directed by Daniel Lusko In 1985 the US and their enemies at the time, Russia, decided to launch a joint space mission to find extraterrestrial life and create peace between the two nations, […]

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26th Feb2021

‘Triassic Hunt’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Paré, Linnea Quigley, Ramiro Leal, Kristie Krueger, Sienna Farall, Sienna Farall, Kevin Keeling, Todd Karner, Sam Schweikert, Mike Ferguson, Tammy Klein | Written by Ward Anderson, Marc Morgenstern | Directed by Gerald Rascionato The latest product from The Asylum, Triassic Hunt is a sequel of sorts to Triassic World, which was another “escaped […]

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18th Nov2020

‘Airliner Sky Battle’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Wade Baker, DeAngelo Davis, Alyson Gorske, Joseph Michael Harris, Xavi Israel, Michael Lavallee, Bai Ling, Ego Mikitas, Daniel O’Reilly, Jamey Rimawi, Dallas Schaefer, Marisha Shine, Joyce Tatler, Gina Vitori, Terry Woodberry | Written by Alex Heerman | Directed by Rob Pallatina The Asylum return to the disaster movie well with Airliner Sky Battle, a […]

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12th Nov2020

‘Asteroid-A-Geddon’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Roberts, Veronika Issa, Terry Woodberry, Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Craig Gellis, Isaac J. Cruz, Gigi Gustin, D’Artagnan Woods, Rick Williamson, Regina McKee Redwing, Zachary Chicos, Juliana Destefano, Shawn C. Phillips | Written and Directed by Geoff Meed A global scientific summit debates and fails on a plan to stop a massive asteroid heading straight […]

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26th May2020

‘Collision Earth’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kate Watson, Joseph Harris, Daniel O’Reilly, Eric Roberts, Becca Buckalew, John Morrisey, Joe Roche, Joe Filippone, Lanett Tachel, Jonathan Moody, Shellie Sterling | Written by Joe Roche | Directed by Matthew Boda The Asylum return to the disaster movie well with Collision Earth, yet another “Earth’s in trouble and only science can save us” […]

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01st Jul2019

‘Monster Island’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Roberts, Toshi Toda, Adrian Bouchet, Natalie Robbie, Donna Cormack Thomson, Chris Fisher, Jonathan Pienaar, Margot Wood, Andrew Dennison, Meghan Oberholzer, Ryan Kruger | Written and Directed by Mark Atkins Syfy and mockbuster producers The Asylum are back with yet another blockbuster movie cash-in with Monster Island, their take on Godzilla: King of the […]

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21st May2019

‘Zoombies 2’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Erica Sturdefant, Jonathon Buckley, Jarrid Masse, Terra Strong, Jumarcus Mason, Caleb Thomas, Peter Stickles, Troy Castaneda, Adam Meredith, Ashley Alva, Jaime Nungaray, Himanshu Prasad | Written by Scotty Mullen | Directed by Glenn R. Miller Who would have thought that The Asylum’s seemingly quick cash-in on the hype around Zombeavers, Zoombies, would actually get […]

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06th Jun2018

‘Tomb Invader’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Gina Vitori, Andrew J Katers, Samantha Bowling, Evan Sloan, Shawn McConnell, Lindsay Sawyer, Val Victa, Jordan Williams, Kate Watson, John Wusah, Tammy Klein | Written by Nick Zephyrin | Directed by James H. Thomas Yay! It’s another mockbuster from The Asylum. Yes, those fine purveyors of shark-schlock have returned to their mockbuster roots with […]

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22nd Aug2017

Top 5: Movies from The Asylum

by Phil Wheat

With Sharknado 5 making a splash on TV screens across the globe these past few weeks, what better time to visit the world of The Asylum? With a myriad of films under their belt, from their beginnings as king of the mockbuster to their foray into original film making, it’s no secret we’re big fans […]

22nd May2017

Forget Alien Covenant… Here’s ‘Alien Convergence’

by Phil Wheat

Well what do you know… Given their penchant for riffing on Hollywood blockbusters, was it too much to expect them NOT to create their own spin on the latest film in the Alien franchise? Yes, whereas Ridley Scott has brough us a Covenant, The Asylum are bringing us Alien Convergence! When flying reptilian creatures wreak […]

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31st Mar2017

‘The Asylum’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jonathan Rosenthal, Adrian Voo, Bo Linton, Caroline Attwood, Christine Springett, Patrick Edward Wynne, Kathinka van Putten, Omar Hansen, Athena Baumeister, Velta Moore, David Neff | Written and Directed by Filip Maciejewicz Another film released under another generic title that will please another supermarket buyer, The Asylum first debuted on the US film festival circuit  […]

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21st Mar2017

‘Sinbad and the Clash of the Furies’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: John Hennigan, Jamie Bernadette, Josh Fingerhut, Wayne ‘Crescendo’ Ward, Georgia Thompson, Terrance Richardson, Derek Russo, Jennifer Dorogi, Chloe Farnworth, Van White, Ashley Doris, Drew Davis-Wheeler, Lisa Goodman | Written by Scotty Mullen | Directed by Scott Wheeler When an exploration for treasure goes wrong, the original Prince of Persia Sinbad accidentally releases The Furies, […]

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10th Jan2017

‘Ice Sharks’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Edward DeRuiter, Jenna Parker, Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau, Clarissa Thibeaux, Travis Lincoln Cox | Written and Directed by Emile Edwin Smith By now you probably all know I have a soft spot for ridiculous shark movies, be they from Roger Corman, The Asylum, Syfy or anyone else… Which is why I always HAVE to subject myself […]

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27th Dec2016

‘Apocalypse Pompeii’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Adrian Paul, Jhey Castles, Georgina Beedle, John Rhys-Davies, Dylan Vox, Dan Cade | Written by Steve Bevilacqua, Jacob Cooney, Bill Hanstock | Directed by Ben Damaree We all know that those lovely folks over at The Asylum have a reputation for churning out low-budget, cash-ins of whatever the latest franchise or flavour of the month has currently hit […]

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21st Oct2016

365Flicks Podcast – Episode 51: David Michael Latt Interview

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the 365Flick 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 Podomatic and Libsyn, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. 365Flicks Podcast – Episode 51: David Michael Latt (co-founder […]

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