ReelScotland Blethers

Episode 19: Joe Dante on Trailers from Hell

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Episode 20: Matthew Holness on Possum, The cast of Patrick
In this episode I have a blether with writer/director/actor Matthew Holness about the dark Possum, and some of the cast of the bright and breezy British comedy, Patrick. In this episode I mention the brilliant Scarfolk, head to https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/ for more on that world. Find out more about the Radiophonic Workshop over at https://twitter.com/radiophonicwork Follow this podcast on Twitter at www.twitter.com/reelscotland and Facebook at www.facebook.com/reelscotland or you can email me at reelscotland@gmail.com
28:21
July 10, 2018
Episode 19: Joe Dante on Trailers from Hell
In this episode I have a blether with director Joe Dante! Joe's a bit of a hero of mine - I still remember sitting in the cinema watching Gremlins 2: The New Batch and I love Matinee - so it was great to talk to him about his love of old movies and his superb website, Trailers from Hell. Find out more over at http://www.trailersfromhell.com I also recommend subscribing to the following podcasts: The Projection Booth: http://projection-booth.blogspot.com/ Pure Cinema Podcast: http://thepinksmoke.com/purecinemapodcast.html The Twilight Zone Podcast: http://thetwilightzonepodcast.com/ Follow this podcast on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/reelscotland and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/reelscotland or you can email me at reelscotland@gmail.com
20:47
July 3, 2018
Episode 18: Finlay Pretsell on Time Trial
This episode goes behind-the-scenes of Time Triak, the latest film from Edinburgh documentary filmmaker, Finlay Pretsell. There's some great advice in here from Finlay on making documentaries, and about what it took to get Time Trial to screen. Find out more: https://www.timetrialfilm.com/ Keep an eye on the ReelScotland's Twitter feed at http://www.twitter.com/reelscotland or http://www.facebook.com/reelscotland to find out who I’ve been speaking to. You can email me at reelscotland@gmail.com with any comments or suggestions.
32:41
July 2, 2018
Episode 17: Matt Palmer on Netflix's Calibre
Welcome to episode 17 of ReelScotland Blethers. This episode I speak to Edinburgh-based writer/director Matt Palmer about his new film, Calibre, which debuts worldwide on Netflix on Friday 29th June. Read Matt's ReelScotland interview from 2011: http://www.reelscotland.com/matt-palmer-on-bringing-horror-classics-to-scottish-cinemas/ Keep an eye on the ReelScotland's Twitter feed at http://www.twitter.com/reelscotland or http://www.facebook.com/reelscotland to find out who I’ve been speaking to. You can email me at reelscotland@gmail.com with any comments or suggestions.
28:06
June 28, 2018
Episode 16: Ewen Bremner on No Song to Sing
Welcome to Episode 16 and Episode 1 of ReelScotland Blethers! Confused? You may well be, but all is explained in the podcast. You can also hear an interview with Scottish actor Ewen Bremner, who discusses a short film he's produced, No Song to Sing, as well as his take on the Scottish film industry. Find out more at http://www.nosongtosing.com Keep an eye on the ReelScotland Blethers Twitter feed at http://www.twitter.com/reelscotland or http://www.facebook.com/reelscotland to find out who I’ve been speaking to. You can email me at reelscotland@gmail.com with any comments or suggestions.
13:02
June 19, 2018
Intermission: Introducing ReelScotland Blethers
ReelScotland Blethers is both a new and old podcast - here ReelScotland.com's Jonathan Melville tries to explain what's going on with this feed...
01:35
June 19, 2018
Episode 15: James McAvoy discusses Filth
Interview with actor James McAvoy as he discusses his latest film, the Irvine Welsh adaptation, #Filth.
06:17
October 3, 2013
Episode 14: The Lost Art of the Film Explainer
Jonathan Melville talks to Storyteller Andy Cannon about his new silent cinema event, The Lost Art of the Film Explainer. Read the review http://www.reelscotland.com/event-review-the-lost-art-of-the-film-explainer/ #silentcinema #scotland #edinburgh #film #cinema
10:49
August 27, 2012
Bonus Interview: Kelly Macdonald discusses Brave
In the role of Merida, heroine of Disney-Pixar’s new animated epic, Brave, actress Kelly Macdonald’s voice is one the most recognisable elements of a film which seeks to bring girl power to 10th Century Scotland. Read the interview http://www.reelscotland.com/shes-the-teenager-i-definitely-wasnt-kelly-macdonald-interview-brave/
02:32
August 3, 2012
Bonus Interview: Brave's Mark Andrews on Scottish films
At a recent press conference held to promote Disney-Pixar's Brave, director Mark Andrews noted some of the films that inspired his team.
01:13
April 9, 2012
Bonus Interviews: Bo'ness Hippodrome audience memories
Memories of the Bo'ness Hippodrome from two local residents.
01:11
March 24, 2012
Episode 13: Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema Opening Night
Silent film pianist Neil Brand's opening introduction to the 2012 Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema in Bo'ness, Scotland.
06:21
March 24, 2012
Episode 12: Larry O'Reilly and Matt Eyre on IMAX Edinburgh
Larry O'Reilly and Matt Eyre discuss the launch of Cineworld IMAX Edinburgh.
06:49
December 21, 2011
Bonus Interview: Ben Lloyd-Hughes on Young James Herriot Pt 2
Ben Lloyd-Hughes on Young James Herriot's Harry Potter connection
02:29
December 15, 2011
Bonus Interview: Ben Lloyd-Hughes on Young James Herriot
Ben Lloyd-Hughes introduces Young James Herriot's Rob McAloon
02:05
December 15, 2011
Bonus Interview: Amy Manson on working in Scotland in Young James Herriot
Amy Manson on working in Scotland in Young James Herriot http://www.reelscotland.com/amy-manson-young-james-herriot-bbc-scotland/
00:49
December 13, 2011
Bonus Interview: Amy Manson on Young James Herriot
Amy Manson on the period setting of Young James Herriot http://www.reelscotland.com/amy-manson-young-james-herriot-bbc-scotland/
00:32
December 13, 2011
Bonus Interview: Iain De Caestecker on Young James Herriot
Actor Iain De Caestecker discusses the filming of BBC Scotland's Young James Herriot. http://www.reelscotland.com/young-james-herriot-iain-de-caestecker-bbc-one/
01:20
December 12, 2011
Episode 11: Melissa George discusses A Lonely Place to Die
Australian actress Melissa George discusses her upcoming Scottish-set thriller, A Lonely Place to Die.
14:33
September 2, 2011
Episode 10: Glasgow Film Festival 2011 roundtable review - 2 of 2
Part 2 of a round-up of the highs and lows of the 2011 GFF.
29:54
March 1, 2011
Episode 9: Glasgow Film Festival 2011 roundtable review - 1 of 2
A round-up of the highs and lows of the 2011 GFF.
29:55
March 1, 2011
Episode 8: Shona Thomson on the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema 2011
Shona Thomson, Artistic Director of the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema, talks about the new event coming to Scotland.
10:30
February 14, 2011
Episode 7: Pilton Video's Hollywood success with Mum's Birthday (extended)
An interview with the team at Pilton Video on their Hollywood success with Mum's Birthday.
22:29
February 2, 2011
Episode 6: Pilton Video's Mum's Birthday (short version)
An interview with the team at Pilton Video on their Hollywood success with Mum's Birthday - this is the short version, check out Episode 7 for the extended interview.
05:22
February 2, 2011
Episode 5: Ron Inglis, Director of Regional Screen Scotland
An interview with Ron Inglis, Director of Regional Screen Scotland.
28:31
January 19, 2011
Episode 4: The Southwell Collective
The Southwell Collective discuss scoring silent cinema at the Bo'ness Hippodrome, 12 September 2010.
10:08
September 16, 2010
Episode 3: Allan Brown on Inside The Wicker Man
Allan Brown, author of Inside The Wicker Man, talks to Jonathan Melville at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 14 August 2010. Apologies for the audio quality of this mini-episode.
04:02
August 19, 2010
Episode 2: Alan Miles, Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, 22 July 2010
Latest episode of ReelScotland Blethers
04:58
July 22, 2010
Episode 1: Billy Bragg, Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, 22 July 2010
Billy Bragg visits Edinburgh with his film, Breaking Rocks.
04:54
July 22, 2010
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