09th Feb2016

Interview: Phil Hawkins & Alexandra Bentley talk ‘UKTI Talent Goes To Hollywood’ win

by Stuart Wright

Director Phil Hawkins and producer Alexandra Bentley talk to us about their UKTI Talent Goes To Hollywood win and the experiences of the subsequent trip to Los Angeles to meet key figures to pitch their film Baptism – an adaptation of the Max Kinnings novel of the same name. An armed group take control of […]

02nd Feb2016

Interview: Director Ben Lewis talks ‘Chancers’

by Phil Wheat

Chancers: The Great Gangster Film Fraud tells the story of former criminal-turned-film-director, Paul Knight, who thought years of going straight had finally paid off, when a couple of producers asked him to direct a big budget British gangster movie A Landscape of Lies. But Paul ended up working for the biggest crooks he’d ever met […]

25th Jan2016

Interview: ‘Stutterer’ director Benjamin Cleary

by Phil Wheat

Stutterer, which stars Mattehw Needham and Chloe Pirrie, tells the story of a lonely typographer with a cruel speech impediment but an eloquent inner voice, who must face his greatest fear… In this podcast/interview Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright, speaks to Stutterer director – nominated for Best Short, Live Action […]

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21st Jan2016

Interview: Anthony Woodley talks ‘The Carrier’

by Phil Wheat

With civilisation on the brink of extinction, there’s only one way to ensure survival and that’s kill or be killed. Take to the skies in a stolen 747 where cabin fever becomes reality, fuel runs low and tempers flare. Everyone is a potential threat, isolation is key but there’s no escape at 30,000 feet… The […]

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20th Jan2016

Tribeca Interviews: Lily Tomlin & Paul Weitz talk ‘Grandma’

by Catherina Gioino

Love. That’s a pretty big four letter word there. The biggest of the four letter words, dare I say. And that word covers a lot of categories, be it platonic love, romantic love, familial love, and all the other kinds of love they taught you about in Sunday school. And that’s exactly what you’ll find […]

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19th Jan2016

Exclusive Interview: Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’

by Catherina Gioino

We previously covered Kevin Pollak’s directorial debut with the film Misery Loves Comedy, in which he dedicated to Robin Williams and featured countless interviews from the likes of Martin Short, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, and more. Now check out our interview with Pollak at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, where he talks about his creative […]

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18th Jan2016

Interview with Chantel Riley

by Phil Wheat

It’s shaping up to be a big year for Broadway sensation Chantel Riley. The Canadian, currently winning raves for her long-standing turn as Nala in The Lion King, makes her major film debut in a month with a pivotal role in Jesse Owens pic Race. How much did you know about Jesse Owens before signing […]

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17th Jan2016

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Anesthesia’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

After the success of Leaves of Grass, Anesthesia is Tim Blake Nelson’s second feature length film in which he held four major roles. The film follows Walter Zarrow (Waterston), a professor who goes to the corner deli to buy some flower for his wife Marcia (Close). He has a conversation with the store keeper and […]

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15th Jan2016

Interview: The makers of new doc ‘Follow The Money’

by Phil Wheat

For thirty days and thirty nights three British filmmakers follow a ten dollar bill as it criss-crosses the United States. The bill passes through the hands of countless wonderful characters, and as the journey stretches out across 6,000 miles, a unique portrait of contemporary American life unfolds before us. In this podcast/interview Nerdly writer and […]

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15th Jan2016

Interview: Director Ajala Bandele talks ‘OMG… We’re in a Horror Movie!!!’

by Phil Wheat

For the makers of the new comedy OMG… We’re in a Horror Movie!!!, the internet became an important piece of the marketing puzzle – as co-star and director Ajala Bandele tells us. We’ve seen quite a few horror-comedies over the years, particularly those that satirize the genre, how do you think this one is different? […]

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15th Jan2016

2015 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Slow Learners’

by Catherina Gioino

Boy 1 and Girl 1 are work friends. Boy 1 can’t get date with Girl 2, 3, 4, etc. Girl 1 can’t get date with Boy 2, 3, 4, etc. Boy 1 and Girl 1 talk about their feelings. Boy 1 and Girl 1 fall for each other. Alright, let’s admit it, it’s a constant […]

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15th Jan2016

2015 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Maggie’

by Catherina Gioino

With zombie movies and shows being all the rage nowadays, the “zombie rules” become a bit overwhelming, to say the least. Do the humans turn immediately or after a while? Are they fast or slow? Do they still function as normal human beings, just slower, or do they have superhuman strength and rational? Do they […]

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12th Jan2016

Interview: Cthulhu Crush Productions’ Steve Parker

by Phil Wheat

Steve Parker is one half of Cthulhu Crush Productions, a US based production company that are pushing out some very unique (and some might say controversial) films. Their latest is The Dark Place, a Jody Wheeler-directed thriller that encompasses all the usual thriller elements – though the lead is a gay man. Later down the […]

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08th Jan2016

Interview: The Mansa Mojo Brothas talk ‘Lilin’s Brood’

by Phil Wheat

The Mansa Mojo Brothas might have the Paranormal Activity of 2016 on their hands with Lilin’s Brood, which releases on iTunes and Amazon on February 12th. In the film, a “New Media” news coverage team (W.H.I.S.T.L.E.) is stranded near a beleaguered brothel in the middle of nowhere; recovered footage will reveal what happens when they encounter a […]

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07th Jan2016

Interview: Bruce Webb talks ‘Social Suicide’

by Stuart Wright

Social Suicide is an investigative thriller examining what it really takes to get noticed on the Internet today. Loosely based on Romeo and Juliet, the police investigate what happened to these two teenagers before it’s too late by trolling through their relationship history through social media. We talk to the director of Social Suicide, Bruce […]

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23rd Dec2015

Interview: Natalie Dormer discusses ‘The Forest’

by Phil Wheat

Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of the supernatural thriller The Forest, which stars Game of Thrones‘ Natalie Dormer as Sara, who journeys to the titular forest in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. In the company […]

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21st Dec2015

Interview: Samuel L. Jackson talks ‘The H8ful Eight’

by Phil Wheat

The H8ful Eight (aka The Hateful Eight) is the new eagerly-anticipated Quentin Tarantino film, hitting cinemas in early 2016. Like Django Unchained it is set in the years around the American civil war and sees Tarantino again playing with the conventions of the traditional western. In anticipation of the films UK release on January 8th, […]

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21st Dec2015

Interview: Quentin Tarantino talks ‘The H8ful Eight’

by Phil Wheat

The H8ful Eight (aka The Hateful Eight) is the new eagerly-anticipated Quentin Tarantino film, hitting cinemas in early 2016. Like Django Unchained it is set in the years around the American civil war and sees Tarantino again playing with the conventions of the traditional western. In anticipation of the films UK release on January 8th, […]

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16th Dec2015

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Interviews: Daisy Ridley & J.J. Abrams

by Phil Wheat

On the eve of Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening in the UK (we’re off to a midnight screening tonight), Nerdly presents a series of interviews with some of the cast of the film, as well as director J.J. Abrams who, if early reactions are anything to go by, may have just out-Star Wars’d George […]

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16th Dec2015

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Interviews: Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie & Carrie Fisher

by Phil Wheat

On the eve of Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening in the UK (we’re off to a midnight screening tonight), Nerdly presents a series of interviews with some of the cast of the film, as well as director J.J. Abrams who, if early reactions are anything to go by, may have just out-Star Wars’d George […]

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16th Dec2015

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Interviews: Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac & Harrison Ford

by Phil Wheat

On the eve of Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening in the UK (we’re off to a midnight screening tonight), Nerdly presents a series of interviews with some of the cast of the film, as well as director J.J. Abrams who, if early reactions are anything to go by, may have just out-Star Wars’d George […]

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30th Nov2015

Video Interviews: Sylvester Stallone & Tessa Thompson talk ‘Creed’

by Phil Wheat

From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema comes award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s Creed – which explores a new chapter in the Rocky story and stars Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone in his iconic role. The film also reunites Coogler with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan as the son of Apollo […]

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