15th Feb2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #205: Writer, director & producer Gerard Johnson

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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15th Dec2020

Interview: Gerard Johnson talks ‘Muscle’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host and screenwriter Stuart Wright interviews writer/director Gerard Johnson about his latest feature film, the neo – ‘Newcastle’ – noir thriller Muscle. Simon is a young man who has been working in an ordinary office for a long time. He leads a measured lifestyle, in which every day he repeats the […]

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09th Dec2020

‘Muscle’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Craig Fairbrass, Cavan Clerkin, Sinead Matthews, Polly Maberly | Written and Directed by Gerard Johnson I keep saying that the British film industry is on the up and up, with some top quality independent movies breaking through the ranks and showcasing some incredible talent in front of and behind the camera. Directors, actors, producers, […]

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03rd Jul2015

‘Hyena’ DVD Review

by Guest

Stars: Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham ,Neil Maskell, Richard Domer, Myanna Burring | Written and Directed by Gerard Johnson Review by Andrew McArthur   Gerald Johnson (2009′s Tony) writes and directs Hyena which follows corrupt cop Michael (Peter Ferdinando) who leads a special task-force that tackles London’s biggest drug traffickers. Michael turns a blind eye against the […]

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05th Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Hyena’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham ,Neil Maskell, Richard Domer, Myanna Burring | Written and Directed by Gerard Johnson Review by Andrew McArthur In the past years the Edinburgh International Film Festival has been opened by some excellent features (William Friedkin’s Killer Joe) and some less exciting fare (Breathe In). Settling somewhere towards the latter of these […]

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