25th Nov2016

Makoto Shinkai talks ‘Your Name’

by Phil Wheat

Your Name is the most remarkable success story in Japanese cinema in the last decade. As of writing, it’s the seventh highest-grossing cinema release in the country’s history, and the fourth highest-grossing Japanese film. And it’s pretty much come from nowhere. While Your Name’s director, Makoto Shinkai, has been making critically acclaimed animated films since […]

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17th Nov2016

Interview: Andy Stewart talks body horror

by Stuart Wright

Writer/director/tattooist Andy Stewart talks through the body horror short films he’s produced with Remo Catani: Split, Ink, Remnant, Sanguinis Domini (for the Soska Sisters Women in Horror Blood Drive compilation) and Dysmorphia and She Lay At His Feet (for Crypt TV.) Dare to watch a couple of his short films: Dysmorphia (2012) (80k views on […]

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10th Nov2016

365Flicks Podcast – Episode 53: Indie Talk feat. Eoin Macken

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 53 Indie Talk… Eoin Macken […]

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10th Nov2016

Interview: Marcus Dunstan talks ‘The Neighbour’

by Stuart Wright

We speak to Marcus Dunstan, the writer/director of hit horror films The Collector and The Collection. His new film is called The Neighbour. This action-packed horror thriller that premiered at London’s Frightfest in August and is OUT NOW on DVD and VOD. Synopsis: In the small town of Cutter, Mississippi, army veteran John and his […]

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04th Nov2016

365Flicks Podcast – Episode 52: Talking ‘Pegasus Bridge’ w/director Lance Neilsen

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 52: Talking ‘Pegasus Bridge’ w/director […]

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25th Oct2016

Interview: Colin Geddes & Sam Zimmerman talk ‘Shudder’

by Phil Wheat

Colin Geddes – programmer for past 20 years of the Toronto Midnight Madness and horror fanzine editor – and Sam Zimmerman – former Fangoria website editor – are the co-founders of Shudder. They talk to Nerdly writer and Britflicks podcast host Stuart Wright about this new horror film only streaming service. To sign up or […]

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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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10th Jun2016

Interview: British filmmaker Giles Borg

by Phil Wheat

Giles Borg talks to Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright, about his route to becoming a film director and lessons learnt making his first two features: 1234 (2008) and Flutter (2011). His third feature, Albion is gearing up to shoot later this year. Postscript: Giles says: “Oh, and now I’ve had […]

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29th May2016

Interview: Elliot Grove talks 25 years of Raindance

by Phil Wheat

The Raindance Film Festival is 25 years old in 2016. On the eve of this momentous occassion, Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright, talked to its founder Elliot Grove about the high points, evolution into a school for filmmakers and a producer of new films, and where film is heading in […]

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28th May2016

MCM Comic Con Interview: Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner & Lenora Crichlow

by Phil Wheat

Check out this interview clip with the cast of the UK version of Being Human – Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner and Lenora Crichlow – recorded at this weekends MCM Comic Con in London. In the interview, the three talk about their wishes to return to the show, and how that would come about.

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17th May2016

Interview: Nicholas Hoult talks ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

by Phil Wheat

The X-Men are about to meet their most formidable adversary yet, and to fight a mutant who is essentially a living god, they’re going to have to work together like never before. 10 years have passed since the events of Days of Future Past and our heroes are in very different places. While Professor Charles […]

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13th May2016

Interview: Horror producers Jen Handorf & Alex Bentley

by Phil Wheat

In this latest podcast/interview from Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright, film producers and podcast regulars Jen Handorf (The Devil’s Business, The Borderlands) and Alex Bentley (The Last Showing, The Four Warriors) talk about their reasons for hosting a monthly panel discussions about film, producing partners, women in film, & how […]

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09th May2016

Interview: Evrim Ersoy & James Pearcey of Ne’er Do Well Films

by Phil Wheat

Writer/Director, Evrim Ersoy, and producer, James Pearcey from Ne’er Do Well Films talk to Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright,  about their feature film project 12 and experiences gained getting selected for and attending the Frontieres International Co-Production Market at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 2016 . LOGLINE for 12: Set […]

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29th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Greenleaf’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

What do you get when the producer and writer behind Six Feet Under and Lost teams up with Oprah Winfrey? A dysfunctional Christian family that may or may not be laundering money, of course! After almost two decades of starring in films and as guest stars in series, Oprah returns to her acting chops in Greenleaf as the recurring character Mavis […]

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28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Until February 1971, President Richard Nixon had meetings in the Oval Office unrecorded, unable to be called upon by him and his staff as well as those that came after him. One of those such meetings included the December 21, 1970 meeting he had with the king, Elvis Presley. In a bizarre twist of actual […]

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28th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘A Hologram for the King’ Interviews

by Catherina Gioino

Tom Hanks has become such a universal actor that you just can expect him to play any role and know that you’ll be entertained - even if one of those roles calls for him to pop a giant cyst growing on his spine. Blood and vomit aside, Tom Hanks shines in A Hologram for the King, a film […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Youth in Oregon’

by Catherina Gioino

What happens when your father decides that it’s time to end it all, that he’s tired of causing you and your family so much grief and pain, that he himself is tired of suffering and just wants, well, to die? The implications of Youth in Oregon is far greater than what’s seen on screen. Written by first […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Phenom’

by Catherina Gioino

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival saw its fair share of first time filmmakers as well as returning and well experienced actors and directors. In an eclectic ensemble of actors, writers and directors, The Phenom stars Ethan Hawke and Paul Giamatti as they play the father and psychiatrist respectively of a rookie pitcher who loses his A game. […]

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26th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Poor Boy’

by Catherina Gioino

At your wit’s end and you have nowhere else to go, what do you do? Obviously, you become a thief and a robber, and eventually become so good at that that now other con-men start coming to you for help and you start robbing them. Much easier said than done, at least what the cast […]

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25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman talk ‘The Family Fang’

by Catherina Gioino

Just what do you do when your parents are performance artists and go missing? Are they crying wolf and trying to pull another stunt? Or rather, are they actually in trouble and need your help? This is the dilemma Annie and Baxter Fang find themselves in, in The Family Fang. In Jason Bateman’s second directorial film since Bad […]

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25th Apr2016

2016 Tribeca Film Festival: NY Shorts Program

by Catherina Gioino

Of the many films the Tribeca Film Festival shows, one of the biggest categories that often gets overlooked is the shorts category. Shorts are most definitely much harder to make considering their limited screen time and the need to fit a whole story within that time. Taking that into consideration, the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival […]

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20th Apr2016

‘Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent’ at 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

by Catherina Gioino

Now more than ever, the odds of knowing some celebrity chef are high: Martha Stewart, Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse, and more, just to name a few. With channels such as Food Network and shows like Ace of Cakes or Lidia’s Italy, of course it wouldn’t be the least bit shocking to hear people talking of some of […]

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