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Episode 216: Alita Battle Angel with Dashran Yohan

by on Feb.06, 2019, under Podcasts

As Gavin is off staging Jit Murad’s play ‘Gold Rain and Hailstones’ at Damansara Performing Arts Centre (Tickets at www.dpac.com.my ), Iain is joined by Dashran Yohan of MovieDash.com to review Jim Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s adaptation of the Yukito Kishiro’s manga Alita: Battle Angel.

We review the film and talk about the similarities and changes from the source material as well as the anime from 1993.

You’d can find more of Dash’s at MovieDash.com as well as follow him on twitter at @dashtalksmovies

No spoilers until 00:41:00.

As usual if you’d like to let us know what you thought of the movie and our review you can email us at [email protected] find us on twitter @mcyapandfries (as well as individually at  @gavyap, & @mcnastyprime) & follow us on Instagram  @mcyapandfries! (and at @gavyap77@McNastyPrime)

If you want to help support the show head over to Greenroom136.com, purveyors of fine urban carry gear, backpacks and bags of all sorts, using this link and a % of any purchase will go to helping us pay for the podcast!

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Episode 215: Glass

by on Jan.14, 2019, under Podcasts

On this week’s podcast Gavin & Iain discuss high expectations, Sarah Paulson’s delivery and cinematic portrayals of low level medical practitioners in movies as they review Glass, the latest film from divisive filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan.

A sequel to Shyamalan’s own Unbreakable from 2000, starring Bruce Willis & Samuel L Jackson as well as Split, starring James McAvoy & Anya Taylor Joy from 2016, is it another The Happening or another…um.. Unbreakable? 

No spoilers discussed until after the minute 21.

Let us know what you thought of our review and the film on twitter at @gavyap & @mcnastyprime and at @mcyapandfries and follow us on Instagram at @gavyap77, @McNastyPrime and @mcyapandfries! 

Want to help support the show? Head over to Greenroom136.com, purveyors of urban carry gears and fine bags, using this link and we’ll get a % of any purchase you make to help pay for equipment and stuff!

Gavin and Iain use greenmroom 136 bags all the time and are huge fans so we recommend checking them out!

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Episode 216: Aquaman

by on Jan.09, 2019, under Podcasts

On our latest, “timely” podcast Gavin and Iain plumb the the “depths” of James Wan’s runaway (financial) success and saviour of the DCEU; Aquaman!

Yeah we know we’re a bit late on this one but we recorded it before our Glass review and thought that one should go out earlier as we saw it well in advance. More of you have had time to catch Aquaman now anyway, so grab your favourite beverage, kick back and relax as we discuss the movie in “depth”. (we keep the spoiler discussion to their own section at the end of the podcast if you still haven’t seen Aquaman)

Let us know what you thought of the movie and our review on twitter (at @gavyap@mcnastyprime & @mcyapandfries) follow us on Instagram (@gavyap77, @McNastyPrime & @mcyapandfries!) and if you want to help support the show head over to Greenroom136.com, purveyors of fine urban carry gear, backpacks and bags of all sorts, using this link and a % of any purchase will go to helping us pay for the podcast!

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Episode 214: Spider-man: Into The Spider-verse

by on Jan.09, 2019, under Podcasts

What’s up, danger? Iain and Gavin’s spider-senses are tingling  as they dive DEEP into Spider-man: Into The Spider-verse, one of the best, if not THE best comic book superhero movie OF ALL TIME! Listen to the podcast below or find us on iTunes and everywhere good podcasts can be found!

Keep an eye out for our Aquaman podcast also coming soon as we try and get on to a regular schedule for 2019 before giving up completely again.

Let us know what you thought of our review and the film on twitter at @gavyap & @mcnastyprime as well as at @mcyapandfries and you can also follow us on Instagram at @gavyap77, @McNastyPrime and @mcyapandfries

Want to help support the show? Head over to Greenroom136.com, purveyors of urban carry gears and fine bags, using this link and we’ll get a % of any purchase you make to help pay for equipment and stuff!

If you’ve listened to the podcast you know that Gavin and Iain are use greenmrrom 136 bags on the regular and are huge fans so go check em out!

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Episode 213: Stan Lee, William Goldman, The Hate U Give and Fantastic Beasts 2

by on Nov.24, 2018, under Podcasts

…and we’re back. Again.

On this latest podcast we pay tribute to the late greats Stan Lee and William Goldman, discuss Detective Pikachu and while plumbing the depth of Gavin’s Pokémon knowledge before (eventually) reviewing The Hate U Give & Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

Also we should note that we had some technical difficulties while editing the podcast so it may get a little choppy near the and and kind of just ends abruptly. Sorry about that!

Send your complaints to @gavyap on twitter, send your praise to @mcnastyprime and follow the podcast a @mcyapandfries on both twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest podcast!

Show Notes ( yes they’re back!)

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Episode 212: One Two Jaga

by on Sep.17, 2018, under Podcasts

We’re back once again with a (recorded on)  Malaysia Day special as Gavin and Iain take a look at Namrom’s One Two Jaga, the gripping tale of corruption, immigration and oppression in Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur.

Catch One Two Jaga in Malaysian cinemas while you can and let us now what you thought of the film,by tweeting us at @mcyapandfries or tweet either of us individually at @mcnastyprime or @gavyap. You can also email us your thoughts at [email protected],

Don’t forget to check out our Instagram feed which is also @mcyapandfries.

 

   

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Episode 211: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

by on Jun.22, 2018, under Podcasts

Iain and Gavin revisit Jurassic Park, their youth and the bar (several times), as they review the latest entry in the series, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. 

In our latest podcast we steer pretty clear of spoilers so you can listen to the whole thing, if you like!

If you DO listen to the whole podcast, then do let us know what you think or providing your thoughts or criticism by tweeting us at @mcyapandfries or tweet either of us individually at either @mcnastyprime or @gavyap. You can also email us your thoughts at [email protected],

GR136-header_slim-left-570x108Don’t forget to check out our Instagram feed @mcyapandfries. As ever the McYapandfries movie podcast is proudly brought to you in association with Greenroom136.com; makers of handmade urban carry gear right here in Malaysia.  Get 10% of your next purchase at Greenroom136.com using the offer code we read out on the podcast!

 

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Episode 210: Deadpool 2

by on Jun.15, 2018, under Podcasts, Spoilercast

Deadpool’s back and he’s not coming alone in Deadpool 2… so is Gavin… I mean he’s back from the US… he’s with Iain… anyway they recorded a Deadpool 2 spoiler discussion podcast, with spoilers from the start; you’ve all had more than enough time to  catch the movie by now, so join us as we talk cameo’s, comical deaths and prisons wallet’s.

Let us know what you thought of Deadpool 2 and the podcast by tweeting us at @mcyapandfries or individually at@mcnastyprime & @gavyap or or email us at [email protected],

GR136-header_slim-left-570x108Don’t forget to check out our Instagram feed @mcyapandfries and please do drop by our sponsor’s website, Greenroom136.com; makers of handmade urban carry gear, from backpacks to wallets, sidekeeps and more, made right here in Malaysia.  Get 10% of your next purchase at Greenroom136.com using the offer code we read out on the podcast!

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Episode 209: Avengers: Infinity War

by on Apr.28, 2018, under Avengers, Podcasts, Spoilercast

Avengers Infinity War poster

It’s finally here. Avengers: Infinity War. The culmination of 10 years of Marvel Studios movies and 18 superhero films. In our last podcast for a while Gavin and Iain grab a glass of whiskey and review the film, avoiding spoilers, before diving into a spoiler filled section after the 26th minute.

If you’ve not yet sen the film yet you can catch up with all our previous Avengers related content at in our Avengers Archive.

We won’t be podcasting for a while because Gavin is heading of to New York for a month to appear in “Thicker Than Water” at Joe’s Pub, The Public Theater, on May 18th, 19th, and 20th.

If you happen to be in New York you can buy tickets here.

To let us know what you thought of Avengers: Infinity War ( or Gavin’s acting)  tweet us at @mcnastyprime, @gavyap or @mcyapandfries or email us at [email protected],

GR136-header_slim-left-570x108Don’t forget to check out our Instagram feed here @mcyapandfries and please do drop by our sponsor’s website, Greenroom136.com; makers of handmade urban carry gear, from backpacks to wallets, sidekeeps and more, made right here in Malaysia.  Get 10% of your next purchase at Greenroom136.com using the offer code we read out on the podcast!

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Episode 208: Ready Player One

by on Mar.28, 2018, under Podcasts

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One is finally here and…. it’s pretty good!!

On this week’s podcast Iain and Gavin share their experiences with the book, the band Rush and review the film; discussing what they think of the changes made for the silver screen and some of their favourite geeky moments from the film. We try and keep things mostly spoiler  free until around the 23rd minute.

Love it, hate it let us know what you  think of the book and film by tweeting us at @mcnastyprime, @gavyap or @mcyapandfries or by emailing us at [email protected],

And don’t forget to check out our Instagram feed here https://www.instagram.com/mcyapandfries/

AGR136-header_slim-left-570x108s always, the McYapAndFries movie podcast is brought to you by Greenroom136.com , makers of handmade  urban carry gear, from backpacks to wallets, sidekeeps and more, made right here in Malaysia.  Get 10% of your next purchase at Greenroom136.com using the offer code we read out on the podcast!

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