Episode 176: The Magnificent Seven Review

by on Sep.17, 2016, under Podcasts

This week Iain and Gavin Printgot to watch Antoine Fuqua’s (Training Day, Olympus Has Fallen, The Equalizer) remake of  The Magnificent Seven starring  Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Matt Bomer, Haley Bennett, Peter Sarsgaard and Luke Grimes (phew!)

No spoilers this week, instead we discuss how the new film stacks up on it’s own, how it compares to the John Sturges original ,Fawn over Chris Pratt and puzzle over where exactly Yul Brynner was from, in the movie and real life.

Let us know what YOU think over on twitter at @mcyapandfries, on Facebook or by emailing us here at [email protected] using the Contact Us form!

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Podcast 175: Malaysian Movie Pekak

by on Sep.02, 2016, under Newspost

PekakOn our latest podcast Iain and Gavin take a look at local Malaysian movie Pekak, directed by Mohd Khairul Azri Md Noor and starring Zahiril Adzim, Sharifah Amani, Sharifah Sakinah, Iedil Putra, Amerul Affendi, Zaidi Omar, Joe Flizzow and Chew Kin Wah.

A sort of  modern Romero and Juliet involving young love, drugs and a deaf courier, shot in and around KL ( including the back of Iain’s apartment) Pekak is now showing at Malaysian cinemas.

Let us know if you’d like to see more on local film from us here at McYapandFries by emailing [email protected], using the Contact Us page or by tweeting us @McYapAndFries



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Gavin 2057 Interview at BFM

by on Aug.25, 2016, under Newspost


Popped along to the 2057 art exhibit, curated by Gavin at Minut Init art Gallery in Damansara Utama yet?

No? Not sold on the idea? Check out this interview with Gavin on BFM Radio to find out more about the show.

The show is only running until Saturday 27th so if you’re gonna go , go now!  More details on the art show and the gallery here


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Art Exhibition: 2057

by on Aug.22, 2016, under Newspost

13715224_1575706729392919_1933977978_nTaking a break from movies for a while and following on from curating the art exhibition “ARE WE LOST – A Search For Malaysian Pop Culture” last year, Gavin has once again gathered a diverse collection of local artists for a new art show; 2057 which runs all this week at Minut Init art Gallery in Damansara Utama,  Petaling Jaya.
The gallery is open daily, 1pm to 8pm  until the 27th August and Gavin will be there to guide visitors through the exhibit.

You can check out a preview of the artwork on display on Gavin’s  Instagram account and if you are thinking of popping by, Minut Init’s full address is 27, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia and you can find a map to it’s location here.

If you do visit, say “Hi” and let Gavin know you listen to the podcast and feel free to let us know what you think of the show.

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Episode 174: The BFG

by on Aug.18, 2016, under Podcasts


On this week’s podcast Iain fills Gavin in on Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s classic The BFG.


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Episode 173: Suicide Squad Review & Spoilercast

by on Aug.03, 2016, under Podcasts


On  this week’s podcast Gavin & Iain go up against Suicide Squad, DC Comics latest comic book adaptation.

We talk about it’s strengths and its flaws, what we think of Jared Leto’s Joker and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn,  Batfleck’s role in film the and why we think Will Smith decided to take on the role of Deadshot before delving into a specially designated spoiler section at the end of the podcast for those who’ve seen the movie already.

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Ghostbusters review & Spoiler cast

by on Jul.28, 2016, under Podcasts


Finally, here’s our take on the new Ghostbusters film!

As is our new format, we dedicate the whole episode to Ghostbusters , starting with a spoiler-free review before heading into a brief spoiler section at the end.

We’re still looking for feedback  on our recent shows (and the films we reviewed) so as always feel free to drop us a line abnout this or anything that tickles your fancy via:

  • the Contact us form on the site
  • email at [email protected]
  • on twitter @mcyapandfries
  • or on Facebook at  https://www.facebook.com/McYapAndFries/

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Star Trek Beyond Review & Spoilercast

by on Jul.23, 2016, under Podcasts


McYapandFries boldly goes “beyond” this week with a slight format change as Iain and Gavin dedicate the latest podcast solely to reviewing Star Trek Beyond before ploughing into a clearly marked spoiler section at the very end of the show. No news section this week.

Let us know if you prefer this format for reviews at [email protected] via the Contact Us form or on twitter @mcyapandfries

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Independence Day: Resurgence Spoiler-cast

by on Jun.27, 2016, under Podcasts


Our latest podcast is the Independence Day: Resurgence spoilercast!  Gavin and Iain discuss the new Independence Day movie in depth and with spoilers from the very beginning (you have been warned!)

We talk about that alien ******, what happened to P******** W*******, why J*** was a waste of space and how funny it is that C**** is all up in this shit!

If you agree or disagree with our take, let us know! Hit us up on twitter, email us at [email protected] or use the contact us form here on the site.


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Sounds like a Bahgain!

by on Jun.20, 2016, under Podcasts


On this week’s McYapandfries podcast we catch up with Gavin’s European adventures and review  The Conjuring 2, Warcraft, The Do-over ,The Nice Guys & Finding Dory!

If you’d like to let us now what you thought of the show drop us a line at [email protected] or use the contact us form.

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