03rd Nov2020

Interview: John McPhail talks horror short ‘Special Delivery’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s another interview in Nerdly’s socially distanced series of chats with filmmakers as part of the Nerdly Out Loud podcast for Nerdly.co.uk. This time Kevin sits down with Special Delivery director John McPhail (Anna and the Apocalypse), whose short film forms part of 20th Digital’s Bite Size Halloween. 20th Digital Studio is to premiere a […]

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08th Jun2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #166: Interview with John McPhail director of ‘Anna & The Apocalypse’

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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02nd Dec2019

‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Blu-ray Collector’s Edition Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins, Marli Siu, Mark Benton, Paul Kaye | Written by Alan McDonald, Ryan McHenry | Directed by John McPhail Director John McPhail takes genre mash-up to new heights with this hugely entertaining Scottish horror comedy that plays like Shaun of the Dead meets High School […]

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09th Apr2019

‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ DVD Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins, Marli Siu, Mark Benton, Paul Kaye | Written by Alan McDonald, Ryan McHenry | Directed by John McPhail [Note: With the film now out on DVD, here’s a reposting of our review of Anna and the Apocalypse from its screening at last years Ediburgh […]

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29th Jan2019

‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins, Marli Siu, Mark Benton, Paul Kaye | Written by Alan McDonald, Ryan McHenry | Directed by John McPhail A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven – at Christmas – forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way […]

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11th Oct2018

New poster & trailer for zombie musical ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of its arrival in UK cinemas next month, Vertigo Releasing has revealed a new poster and red band trailer for Christmas zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse – which we caught at this years Edinburgh Film Festival, calling it “a thoroughly entertaining zombie musical that fully deserves its imminent cult following and marks out […]

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09th Jul2018

EIFF 2018: ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins, Marli Siu, Mark Benton, Paul Kaye | Written by Alan McDonald, Ryan McHenry | Directed by John McPhail Director John McPhail takes genre mash-up to new heights with this hugely entertaining Scottish horror comedy that plays like Shaun of the Dead meets High School […]

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22nd Feb2016

Interview: John McPhail & Tyler Collins talk ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

by Phil Wheat

Nerdly writer and host of the Britflicks podcast, Stuart Wright, talks with writer/director John McPhail and his leading man Tyler Collins about their romantic comedy Where Do We Go From Here? which premiere’s at this years Glasgow Film Festival. Twentysomething James, sweet but slightly oddball, does everything with his grandfather Jim. So when Jim is […]

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