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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

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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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Captain America: Civil War on BFM

by on May.12, 2016, under Newspost

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We’re back!

We’ve got a brand a new regular podcast recorded and just awaiting some light editing before we unleash it upon the world but in the meantime perhaps our guest spot on another movie podcast can keep you entertained?

Gavin and I recently guested togehtger on “At the Movies” on BFM Radio FM89.9  with Umapagan Ampikaipakan to review Captain America Civil War. 

We keep things spoiler-free for the first part then deep dive into spoilers and our REAL feelings about the movie in the second half.

You can listen to the podcast using the player bel;ow or by going to http://www.bfm.my/captain-america-civil-war-at-the-movies-36.html

Let us know what you think and if you’d like to hear more of us on BFM by tweeting them or Uma or emailing us here at [email protected]!

 

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Podcast Schedule and BFM Duck Rice Interview

by on Jan.08, 2016, under Newspost

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Okaaaay then, we may have messed up our schedule over the Christmas period ( it’s a bit hard to coordinate recording a podcast when you’re separated by 8 timeozones)  but now both Gavin and Iain are back ion the same timezone we should be getting back to our (somewhat) regular schedule, starting today with the recording of our Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoiler cast (if all goes to plan!)

In the mean time, for those of your waiting for updates on Gavin’s short film for Doghouse73 picturesThe Incredibly Strange Tale of the Man Who Lost His Love but Bought it Back with a Packet of Duck Rice  here’s an interview Gavin recorded yesterday over at BFM, Malaysia’s business radio station, where he discusses the inspiration for the film and more.

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If there’s anything YOU’D like to ask Gavin about the film, (or anything really), you can  email us at [email protected], reach us on twitter @McYapandfries or find us on Facebook

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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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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!

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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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New podcast around the corner!

by on May.13, 2015, under Newspost

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A mystery special guest? Who could it be?

It’s been a  while but we’ll FINALLY have a new podcast for you soon, as we are recording this weekend!

As Gavin is still away  we’ll have a special guest on to discuss the latest movie news as well as review Mad Max: Fury Road, Tomorrowland, and we’ll probably end up talking about Avengers: Age Of Ultron for a bit as well.

If you have any comments on any recent films or anything you’d like us to discuss on the podcast email us at [email protected]

 

Also Iain guest starred on the Geeks in Malaysia podcast recently to discuss all things Marvel, From Avengers to Daredevil and beyond. Keep an eye out on http://www.geeksinmalaysia.com/ for when it becomes available for download!

 

 

 

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Gavin starring in new play “Tribes” in Singapore

by on Apr.24, 2015, under Newspost

Tribes_FeaturedYes, yes we were supposed to record a podcast after “Speed The Plow” finished, but Gavin’s had to head off to Singpore to prepare for the next play he’s doing;  “Tribes”

We are working on recording a podcast using THE POWER OF THE INTERNET and hope to have something for you soon. In the mean time, here’s some details on the new play:

Tribes is written by  Nina Raine, and directed by Tracie Pang, you can find pout more on the website here http://pangdemonium.com/productions/tribes

As well as Gavin, the play stars Adrian PangEthel Yap Frances LeeSusan Tordoff, and Thomas Pang.

The play runs from 22 May – 7 June 2015 at the Drama Centre Theatre Singapore,  with special performances incorporating Sign Language interpreters on stage on the following dates:

• Saturday 23 May, 8pm
• Wednesday 27 May, 8pm
• Saturday 30 May, 8pm
• Wednesday 3 June, 8pm
• Saturday 6 June, 8pm

Discounted rates are exclusively available for deaf and hard-of-hearing clients of The Singapore Association for the Deaf, are available by contacting Lizhen at [email protected] for more information.

Here’s the announcement  trailer

..and here’s another trailer in Sign Language.

 

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