Category Archives: Interview

INTERVIEW: Des Mangan (Hercules Returns)

Des Mangan is the man behind Double Take, the comedy troupe who gave us cult comedy Hercules Returns (David Parker, 1993), which Physical Impossibility is presenting at the Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow, for one night only on Saturday 26/09 as part of Scalarama 2015. … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Cem Kaya (Director of Remake, Remix, Rip-Off) pt II

This is part two of my exclusive interview with Cem Kaya, director of the documentary Remake, Remix, Rip-Off. Read part one here. In this final instalment, Cem explains why there’s so much more to Turkish Fantastic Cinema than we think, … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Cem Kaya (Director of Remake, Remix, Rip-Off)

Cem Kaya’s fantastic documentary Remake, Remix, Rip-Off screens at FrightFest this weekend. It’s a long-awaited delve into the wild, wild world of the Turkish Fantastic Cinema (AKA Turkish Pop Cinema, AKA Turkish Remakesploitation) and it doesn’t disappoint – long-time fans, casual … Continue reading

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#GFF15

I’m blogging for Glasgow Film Festival again this year (over at their website, here). The main festival runs from Wednesday 18/02 to Sunday 01/03, with an Opening Gala of Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young. We’re taking a slightly different approach with … Continue reading

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Dunoon Film Festival 2014

Screenwriter Paul Laverty will be attending Dunoon Film Festival next week, for a couple of events. First, a screening of his most recent collaboration with Ken Loach, Jimmy’s Hall (2014), after which he’ll be taking part in a Q&A session … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: David Julian Leonard on Big Star: Live In Memphis

Big Star: Live In Memphis is screening at GFT on Thursday 07/08. Filmmaker and photographer David Julian Leonard edited the concert film from footage that had been left in a cupboard for almost 20 years. Filmed in 1994 at one of Big Star’s first reunion … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: 85A on Cargo, Camera…ACTION!

On Saturday 26 July, 2014, Glasgow Film presents “a day-long cinematic spectacular” on the Clyde, a celebration of cinema and the city in collaboration with local arts collective 85A. After a launch event at Glasgow Film Festival 2014, 85A are … Continue reading

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