The Incredibly Strange Tale Of The Man Who Lost His Love But Bought It Back With A Packet Of Duck Rice Update

by on Nov.10, 2015, under Newspost

Duck Rice PosterFor those of your patiently  awaiting Gavin’s Short Film “The Incredibly Strange Tale Of The Man Who Lost His Love But Bought It Back With A Packet Of Duck Rice”, it has been invited for competition at the Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival in Indonesia, which unfortunately means that its release on YouTube has now to be pushed back from it’s original release date of  13th November.

Gavin and Doghouse 73 Pictures will now release the short film after the festival, which runs from the 1st to 6th of December.

Once the festival is over Gavin’s will announce the new release date on the podcast and on his twitter account and on instagram account.

Stay Tuned for more updates as we have them!

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Podcast 159: Arcane Reality

by on Nov.05, 2015, under Podcasts

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Podcast 159 Arcane Reality_Scaled_600On this week’s show we take a look at James Bond’s latest cinematic outing in Spectre, Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds becoming one in  Self/Less, and Vin Diesel’s one man war on the supernatural in The Last Witch Hunter.

Gavin also takes a look at recent comics Bizarro and Journey to the Force Awakens:Shattered Empire, you get a new “Duck Rice” update and some tales from the set of the upcoming Buku Fixi short film Breaking Point from Doghouse 73 Pictures.

As usual the podcast this week is proudly sponsored by, check out their new  OttoBook Travel,  a travel companion for all your travel needs in one convenient wallet that can be  tethered to your bag or waist with a carabinier. Buy it at or retail at pop by jaya one and istore at Publika.

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Gavin’s Book and Movie

by on Oct.29, 2015, under Newspost

Gavin’s book  How I made My First Movie, or a Decade of Favours is currently at number 10 on MPH book stores top 10 local non-fiction bests sellers list! 2015-10-29 09-48-44 Scaled

BibgMc_CEAA2jkG.jpg largeYou can pick up the book for your self at MPH bookstores or by ordering on-line by clicking here 

Gavin’s first movie, Take Me To Dinner, the making of which is chronicled in How I made My First Movie is also now available to buy or rent over at Vimeo

See if oyu can spot Iain (easy mode) or Gavin (hard mode) in the movie itself!

If you do watch it let us know what you think by sending us a message on our Facebook Page , our Twitter @McYapandFries or by mailing us using the “Contact Us” form on the site or emailing us directly at [email protected]


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Podcast 158: James Bourne Begins

by on Oct.20, 2015, under Podcasts

McYapandfies podcast 158On this week’s show we review a very curious set of movies as Gavin investigates The Snowtown Murders and Bridge of Spies while Iain tries out The Intern, and reviews the final series of Continuum and talks a little about his experience with the Star Wars Battlefront Beta

As usual we also run down all the latest news and read through our longest email/comment EVER, but please note that we recorded this podcast BEFORE the new trailer for Star Wars was released so we don’t talk about that  (I thought it was awesome by the way).

Gavin’s first book  “How I Made My First Movie (Or, A Decade of Favours)” is also now available to buy on-line at MPH book stores by clicking here!

You can find the links for any trailers or cool stuff we talk about in the show notes below:

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Episode 157: Straight on the Carpet

by on Oct.02, 2015, under Podcasts proud sponsors of McYapandFries.comPodcast157 Straight on the CarpetGavin’s back from his Australian adventure so we jump straight back into it, with a show full of news and reviews. This week’s show we review Straight Outta Compton, Wet Hot American Summer the 2001 movie and the more recent Netflix series, Everest and The Martian. We also announce the winner s of our greenroom136 competition!  We’ll be in touch with the winners soon to figure out how to get their prizes to them! Stay tuned for our next competition coming soon! Gavin’s book also went on sale recently. You can buy “How I Made My First Movie, or a Decade of Favours” in bookstores around Malaysia or online at mphonline!

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Epsiode 156: Fix it in Post

by on Sep.22, 2015, under Podcasts


As Gavin is out of the country this week Iain is joined by two of the Geeks in Malaysia; Amelia Chen and Bahir Yeusuff who share their experience of Singapore’s Toys Games and Comics Convention 2015, and we review The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit, Cameron Crowe’s Aloha, and briefly get our guests opinions on previously reviewed Inside Out and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

As Gavin is away (and it’s his question) we will announce the winners of our greenroom136  Man of Steel Pocket book slim wallets on next week’s show!

For any of you who had issues with the volume  of the last few podcasts, my apologies. I think this week’s show should be back to full volume.

Here’s the links to all the stuff we discuss on the show :

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Episode 155: Fridge Poetry

by on Aug.28, 2015, under Podcasts


This week on the show we get interrupted by car alarms (thankfully, only very briefly)  and Iain reviews 60′s spy reboot The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Pixar’s latest: Inside Out, videogame adaptation Hitman: Agent 47 and vampire mockumentary What we do in the Shadows while Gavin looks on.

Also, thanks to friend of the show We Jun both Iain and Gavin preview Salvaj, a short indie film made right here in Malaysia that will be shown this coming Monday, 31st August at 7pm  on Sundance TV (Astro HD Channel 438).

SPOILERS: you should totally check it out and support local film-making!

Click on the image below for more information on the film


This is also your last chance to enter our competition to win one of these sweet Man of Steel Pocket book slim wallets from our sponsor Greenroom136. Listen to the podcast and Gavin’s question in the show and send the answer to [email protected]

You won’t find these babies in the store at  but you will find all sorts of high quality hand made urban urban carry gear from back backs to pouches to wallets. Check them out and let us know what you think at [email protected]

As usual here’s links to all the cool shit we talked about on the show:


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Matthew McConaughey IS Bluegrass

by on Aug.11, 2015, under Podcasts



“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum”

On this week’s McYapandFries movie review podcast we bid farewell to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper review Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Iain provides one of the very rare slightly positive reviews of Fantastic Four. Don’t forget, all this August we are  giving away two, yes TWO Pocketbook Slim Wallets exclusively made for the show by our sponsors Greenroom136, makers of fine urban carry gear available at To be in with a chance to win one of these  highly coveted items, listen to the podcast and answer the question asked in the email section and email us at [email protected]! Here’s links to anything we discussed on the show:

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Mysterio writes

by on Jul.27, 2015, under Podcasts

GR136-header_slim-left-570x108Welcome to a new era in McYapandFries history as we are proud to announce that McYapandFries movie podcast is now officially sponsored by

Greenroom136 make laptop bags, camera bags wallets and “sidekeeps” all designed and handmade in Malaysia since 2011, so please check out and take a look!

On this week’s show we run through our favourite news from San Diego Comic-Con, discuss Chris Pine’s “bahstahn  accaent”, and review Marvel’s Ant-Man and Ted 2.

Greenroom136 have also generously given us some fantastic prizes to give away: these TWO brand new Pocketbook Slims.

These are thin, simple Pocketbooks for people looking for a minimalist approach to carrying their finance, are exclusively made only for this contest and feature an officially licensed printed fabric of the Man of steel. Check them out in the  video below.
You’ll need to listen to the podcast to hear the question but you have until the end of August to email the answers to us at [email protected]!


As usual here’s links to anything we discussed on the show:


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That (forgotten) 90′s Show

by on Jul.09, 2015, under Podcasts

Did Someone Order Justice?

Did Someone Order Justice?

On this week’s show Gavin and Iain review Terminator Genisys, Minions and the Joe Carnahan directed Stretch and share some of our listeners and our own favourite 90′s movies that seem all but forgotten!

Lots of listeners got in touch via email ([email protected]), Faceook ( and twitter ( to let us know their favourite 90′s flicks that time has forgotten and you can still do the same if we left out any of your favourites, just drop us a line!

Thanks to everyone who wrote in!

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