Bring The Film PodcastAug 05, 2023
Sumotherhood - Adam Deacon
In this parody of the UK urban genre Riko and Kane have got it all … big dreams, no respect and a fifteen grand debt. Could things get any worse?
Yes! So, it’s time to man up and finally be taken serious as “Roadmen”. Once putting their heads together on various ways to make some money, they decide to rob a megastar in a nightclub toilet and hold up the local bank but things inevitably don’t go to plan!! However, somehow a misunderstanding leads them to be desired and acquired for business with one of East London’s toughest firms, putting them in the line of fire to the firm’s arch-rivals.
Can Riko and Kane live up to their name? Will Riko win the affection of Tamara and if he does, will Tyrese, Tamara’s lunatic stepbrother, allow Riko to live? Will his life be worth living if the local London Feds draw a line back to our duo? Anything can happen when Riko and Kane are on the scene in this new action-packed urban comedy.
Film correspondent ANNA KHANDELWAL asked ADAM DEACON (Riko/Writer/Director/Producer) how excited he is to release the film's trailer.
Gran Turismo - Interview with Orlando Boom and Archie Madekwe
'Gran Turismo' is based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs – a struggling working-class gamer (ARCHIE MADEKWE), a failed former racecar driver (DAVID HARBOUR), and an idealistic motorsport executive (ORLANDO BLOOM). Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. 'Gran Turismo' is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you’re fueled from within.
David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, Geri Halliwell Horner, Djimon Hounsou
Oppenheimer - Interview with Florence Pugh & Cillian Murphy
The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey, Jr., Matt Damon, Rami Malek, Florence Pugh, Benny Safdie, Michael Angarano, Josh Hartnett, Kenneth Branagh,Dane DeHaan, Dylan Arnold David Krumholtz, Alden Ehrenreich and Matthew Modine
Film correspondent HAYLEY DONAGHY asked CILLIAN MURPHY (J. Robert Oppenheimer) where he was and how it felt to receive the initial phone call from CHRISTOPHER NOLAN (Director) about the prospect of taking on this project.
Asteroid City – Interviews with SCARLETT JOHANSSON, JASON SCHWARTZMAN, JAKE RYAN , RUPERT FRIEND, BRYAN CRANSTON
'Asteroid City' takes place in a fictional American desert town circa 1955. The itinerary of a Junior stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organised to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.
Screenplay by: Wes Anderson
Story by: Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola
DIRECTOR: Wes Anderson
Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, and many others.
Anna Smith interviews with SCARLETT JOHANSSON, JASON SCHWARTZMAN, JAKE RYAN , RUPERT FRIEND, BRYAN CRANSTON
Super Mario Bros - Interview with Anya Taylor Joy, Chris Pratt
For the first time, the iconic global entertainment brands Illumination and Nintendo join forces to create 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie',
a new, big-screen adventure starring one of pop culture’s most prominent plumbers of the past four decades.
Based on the world of Nintendo’s Mario games, the film invites audiences into a vibrant, thrilling new universe unlike any created before in an action-packed, exuberant cinematic comedy event.
While working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers Mario (CHRIS PRATT; 'Jurassic World' and 'The LEGO Movie' franchises) and brother Luigi (CHARLIE DAY; 'It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia') are transported down a mysterious pipe and wander into a magical new world. But when the brothers are separated, Mario embarks on an epic quest to find Luigi.
With the assistance of a Mushroom Kingdom resident Toad (KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY; 'The Lion King') and some training from the strong-willed ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach (ANYA TAYLOR-JOY;'The Queen’s Gambit'), Mario taps into his own power.
Air - Interviews with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Tucker, Jason Bateman
From award-winning director Ben Affleck, AIR reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then rookie Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionised the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand. This moving story follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising vision of a mother who knows the worth of her son’s immense talent, and the basketball phenom who would become the greatest of all time.
John Wick Chapter 4 - Interviews with Keanu Reeves, Ian Mcshane, Rina Sawayama
With the price on his head ever increasing, legendary hit man John Wick takes his fight against the High Table global as he seeks out the most powerful players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Japan to Berlin.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ and REGÉ-JEAN PAGE
A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers undertake an epic heist to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people. 'Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves' brings the rich world and playful spirit of the legendary role-playing game to the big screen in a hilarious and action-packed adventure.
Film correspondent STEPH HITCH asked MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ (Holga) and REGÉ-JEAN PAGE (Xenk) how familiar they were with the game of Dungeons and Dragons, prior to filming.
Creed 3 - Interview with Tessa Thompson
Still dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed is thriving in his career and family life. When Damian, a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy resurfaces after serving time in prison, he's eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. The face-off between former friends is more than just a fight. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damian -- a fighter who has nothing to lose.
Film correspondent MADELEINE FINLAY-HUDSON asked TESSA THOMPSON (Bianca) about her admiration for MICHAEL B. JORDAN (Adonis Creed/Director) and about this film being directorial debut
Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to see "The Greatest Show on Earth." Armed with a camera, Sammy starts to make his own films at home, much to the delight of his supportive mother.
Black Adam - PIERCE BROSNAN, ALDIS HODGE, NOAH CENTINEO & QUINTESSA SWINDEL
Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the ancient gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.CAST:
Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Quintessa Swindell, Bodhi Sabongui, Pierce Brosnan
Top Gun Maverick - MILES TELLER, JON HAMM, GLEN POWELL
After more than 30 years of service as a top naval aviator, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (TOM CRUISE) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot. Yet, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past when he returns to TOP GUN to train a group of elite graduates and comes face-to-face with Lt. Bradshaw (MILES TELLER), the son of his former wingman, "Goose". Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a specialised mission, which will require the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.
Emily - Interviews with Emma Mackey, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Alexandra Dowling, Amelia Gething, Fionn Whitehead, Adrian Dunbar
“Emily” tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë. The film stars Emma Mackey (“Sex Education”, “Death on the Nile”) as Emily, a rebel and misfit, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights. “Emily” explores the relationships that inspired her – her raw, passionate sisterhood with Charlotte (Alexandra Dowling – “The Musketeers”) and Anne (Amelia Gething – “The Spanish Princess”); her first aching, forbidden love for Weightman (Oliver Jackson-Cohen – “The Lost Daughter”, “The Haunting of Bly Manor”) and her care for her maverick brother (Fionn Whitehead – “The Duke”, “Dunkirk”) whom she idolises.
Frances O’Connor makes her directorial debut with “Emily,” from her own original screenplay. The film also stars Adrian Dunbar (“Line of Duty”) and Gemma Jones (“Bridget Jones’s Baby”, “Gentleman Jack”).
The Woman King - Interview with Thuso Mbedu & Viola Davies
'The Woman King' is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, 'The Woman King' follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner VIOLA DAVIS) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…
Directed by GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD with a screenplay by DANA STEVENS and GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD based on a story by MARIA BELLO, 'The Woman King' also stars THUSO MBEDU ('The Underground Railroad') as ambitious recruit Nawi, along with LASHANA LYNCH ('No Time To Die'), SHEILA ATIM ('The Underground Railroad'), HERO FIENNES TIFFIN ('After' trilogy) and JOHN BOYEGA ('Star Wars').
Film correspondent FAE CLEREY asked VIOLA DAVIS (Nanisca/Producer) what drew her to produce and star in this film
Ticket to Paradise - George Clooney & Julia Roberts Interview
Academy Award® winners GEORGE CLOONEY and JULIA ROBERTS reunite on the big screen as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made. From Working Title, Smokehouse Pictures and Red Om Films, 'Ticket to Paradise' is a romantic comedy about the sweet surprise of second chances.
Minions: The Rise of Gru - Steve Carrell Interview
This summer, from the biggest global animated franchise in history, comes the origin story of how the world’s greatest supervillain first met his iconic Minions, forged cinema’s most despicable crew and faced off against the most unstoppable criminal force ever assembled in 'Minions: The Rise of Gru'.
Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru (Oscar® nominee STEVE CARRELL) is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement.
It’s not going particularly well. When Gru crosses paths with the Minions, including Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto—a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please—this unexpected family joins forces. Together, they build their first lair, design their first weapons, and strive to execute their first missions.
When the infamous supervillain supergroup, the Vicious 6, oust their leader—legendary martial arts fighter Wild Knuckles (Oscar® winner ALAN ARKIN)— Gru, their most devoted fanboy, interviews to become their newest member. The Vicious 6 is not impressed by the diminutive, wannabe villain, but then Gru outsmarts (and enrages) them, and he suddenly finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. With Gru on the run, the Minions attempt to master the art of kung fu to help save him, and Gru discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.
Film correspondent MADELEINE FINLAY-HUDSON asked STEVE CARELL (Gru) how he got into the headspace of a younger Gru
Jurassic World:Dominion Interviews with Jeff Goldblum, Mamoudou Athie, Bryce Dallas-Howard, Dewanda Wise & Colin Trevorrow
From Jurassic World architect and director COLIN TREVORROW, 'Dominion' takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed. Dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures.
FAE CLEREY interviewing Jeff Goldblum, Mamoudou Athie, Bryce Dallas-Howard, Dewanda Wise & Colin Trevorrow
Downton Abbey:The New Era - HUGH BONNEVILLE, PENELOPE WILTON, ELIZABETH MCGOVERN, LAURA CARMICHAEL, ALLEN LEECH, ROBERT JAMES COLLIER & TUPPENCE MIDDLETON
From award-winning creator JULIAN FELLOWES comes the motion picture event 'Downton Abbey: A New Era'. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.
Film correspondent FAE CLEREY interviews with HUGH BONNEVILLE, PENELOPE WILTON, ELIZABETH MCGOVERN, LAURA CARMICHAEL, ALLEN LEECH, ROBERT JAMES COLLIER & TUPPENCE MIDDLETON.
Operation Mincemeat - Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Penelope Wilton, Johnny Flynn, Jason Isaacs
It’s 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe and plan an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge – how to protect a massive invasion force from potential massacre.
It falls to two remarkable intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu (COLIN FIRTH) and Charles Cholmondeley (MATTHEW MACFADYEN), to dream the most inspired and improbable disinformation strategy of the war - centred on the most unlikely of secret agents: a dead man.
BASED ON THE EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY This is Operation Mincemeat.
Northman - Alexander Skarsgård and Anya Taylor-Joy Interview
From visionary director ROBERT EGGERS comes 'The Northman', an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder.
Film correspondent CONNOR GANI asked ALEXANDER SKARSGÅRD (Amleth) & ANYA TAYLOR-JOY (Olga) about their experience with ROBERT EGGERS' (Writer/Director) previous movies and their expectations going into 'The Northman'.
The Batman - Interviews with Andy Serkis, Paul Dano and Jeffrey Wright
Batman ventures into Gotham City's underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator's plans become clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the metropolis.
Interviewer: Fae Clerey
Cyrano Interviews with Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Joe Wright and Erica Schmidt
Cyrano de Bergerac dazzles everyone with his ferocious wordplay and brilliant swordplay. However, he's convinced his appearance renders him unworthy of the affections of the luminous Roxanne, a devoted friend who's in love with someone else.
Interviews with Hayley Donaughy
Sing 2 - Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly & Garth Jennings
In Sing 2, Can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers prepare to launch a dazzling stage extravaganza in the glittering entertainment capital of the world. There's just one hitch -- he has to find and persuade the world's most reclusive rock star to join them. What begins as Buster's dream of big-time success soon becomes an emotional reminder of the power of music to heal even the most broken heart.
Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly & Garth Jennings
Befast - Interviews with Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jude Hill and Ciaran Hinds
'Belfast' is a personal and joyful story about the power of memory, set in late 1960s Northern Ireland. At the centre of the film is Buddy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or leave everything they know behind for a new life.
Hearing from Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jude Hill and Ciaran Hinds
Wrath of Men - Guy Richie, Jason Statham & Scott Eastwood Interviews
After a deadly ambush on one of its armoured cars, Los Angeles-based Fortico Securities hires a mysterious new employee, Patrick Hill (JASON STATHAM), who becomes known simply as “H.” As he learns the ropes from partner Bullet (HOLT McCALLANY), H initially appears to be a quiet, keep-your-head down type, simply there to do a job and earn a living. But when he and Bullet become the targets of an attempted robbery, H’s formidable skills are revealed. Not only is he an expert marksman who’s equally adept at hand-to-hand combat, H is fearless, ruthless and lethal.
Spencer - Kristin Stewart Interview
The marriage of Princess Diana (KRISTEN STEWART) and Prince Charles (JACK FARTHING) has long since grown cold. Though rumours of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There's eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be a whole lot different. 'Spencer' is an imagining of what might have happened during those few fateful days.
King Richard Cast Interviews
In King Richard, driven by a clear vision of their future and using unconventional methods, Richard has a plan that will take Venus and Serena Williams from the streets of Compton, California to the global stage as legendary icons. The profoundly moving film shows the power of family, perseverance and unwavering belief as a means to achieve the impossible and impact the world.
Cast interviews with SANIYYA SIDNEY (Venus Williams) & DEMI SINGLETON (Serena Williams) & AUNJANUE ELLIS (Oracene ‘Brandy’ Williams)
Boxing Day - Interviews with Leigh Anne Pinnock and Aml Ameen
In Boxing Day, Melvin (AML AMEEN), a British author living in America, returns home to London for the holidays to introduce his American fiancé Lisa (AJA NAOMI KING) to his eccentric British-Caribbean family. Their relationship is put to the test, as she discovers the world Melvin left behind revolves around his ex-girlfriend Georgia (LEIGH-ANNE PINNOCK), who is now an international pop star!
Last Train to Christmas - Michael Sheen & Nathalie Emmanuel Interviews
Tony Towers (MICHAEL SHEEN) is about to take the trip of a lifetime. It’s 1985 and he’s a successful nightclub manager, a local celebrity and engaged to a much younger woman, Sue (NATHALIE EMMANUEL). Things are going great. But when he embarks upon the 3:17 to Nottingham for a Christmas family reunion, things get a little strange. Moving up a carriage to the buffet car lands him in 1995, where he finds his clubs have failed and his life has fallen apart. Tony discovers that by moving up and down this fateful train, he can transport himself forward and backward to various stages of his life. Not only that, but the actions he takes in one carriage directly affect his life in the next. The question is, can Tony change his life – and the lives of the people he loves - for the better, or will he just make things worse?
Film correspondent HAYLEY DONAGHY asked MICHAEL SHEEN (Tony Towers) and NATHALIE EMMANUEL (Sue Taylor) about what drew them into their characters
Dear Evan Hansen - Cast Interviews
Evan Hansen is an anxious, isolated high-school student who's aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social media age. He soon embarks on a journey of self-discovery when a letter he wrote for a writing exercise falls into the hands of a grieving couple whose son took his own life.
Last Night in Soho - Interviews with Matt Smith and the rest of the cast
EDGAR WRIGHT’s psychological thriller about a young girl, passionate in fashion design, who is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it appears, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences.
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James Bond - No Time to Die
In 'No Time To Die' Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
In the Heights
In Washington Heights, N.Y., the scent of warm coffee hangs in the air just outside of the 181st St. subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies a vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is a likable and magnetic bodega owner who hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.
Made in Italy - Interview with Liam Neeson and James D'arcy
A London artist and his estranged son try to mend their relationship as they work together to repair a dilapidated house in Italy.
Ammonite - Interview with Kate Winslet
Mary Anning, an acclaimed fossil hunter, is forced to care for a rich visitor's sick wife, and the two develop an intense bond that forces the two women to re-examine their relationship.
In the not too distant future, Todd Hewitt (Tom Holland) discovers Viola (Daisy Ridley), a mysterious girl who crash lands on his planet, where all the women have disappeared and the men are afflicted by "the Noise" - a force that puts all their thoughts on display. In this dangerous landscape, Viola's life is threatened - and as Todd vows to protect her, he will have to discover his own inner power and unlock the planet's dark secrets.
The true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small-town bartender Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites.
Locked Down - Anne Hathaway
Just as they decide to separate, Linda and Paxton find life has other plans when they are stuck at home in a mandatory lockdown. Co-habitation is proving to be a challenge, but it will bring them closer together in the most surprising way.
Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions to take on the enemies from Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe.
A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
WIld Mountain Thyme - Emily Bunt and Jamie Dornan
Headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon has her heart set on winning her neighbor Anthony Reilly's love. The problem is, Anthony seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer. Stung by his father's plans to sell the family farm to his American nephew, Anthony is jolted into pursuing his dreams.
A defense attorney, her associate and a military prosecutor uncover a far-reaching conspiracy while investigating the case of a suspected 9/11 terrorist imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for six years.
Yes Day - Interview with Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramirez
Always feeling like they have to say "no" to their kids, Allison and Carlos decide to give their three kids a "Yes Day," during which the kids have 24 hours to make the rules.
Tenet - Cast Interviews
When a few objects that can be manipulated and used as weapons in the future fall into the wrong hands, a CIA operative, known as the Protagonist, must save the world.
Bill and Ted - Face the Music
The ruler of the future tells best friends Bill and Ted they must compose a new song to save life as we know it. But instead of writing it, they decide to travel through time to steal it from their older selves. Meanwhile, their young daughters devise their own musical scheme to help their fathers bring harmony to the universe.
Superintelligence - Cast interviews
When an all-powerful Superintelligence, played by James Cordon, chooses to study the most average person on Earth, Carol Peters, played by Melissa McCarthy, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the A.I. is deciding to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it’s up to Carol to prove that people are worth saving.
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