Episode 180: Your Name (君の名は / Kimi no Na wa) & Moana

by on Dec.08, 2016, under Podcasts

epsiode180-your-name-and-moana It’s an animation double bill this week as Gavin & Iain review the Japanese animated smash hit Your Name (君の名は / Kimi no Na wa) and Sinsey ‘s latest musical adventure Moana.

Let us know what you think of our reviews by emailing us at [email protected], tweeting us at @McYapAndFries, on Facebook or using the Contact Us form here on the site. As always the podcast is brought to you by greenroom136.com. Use the discount code in the podcast for 10% off your next purchase!


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Episode 179: Apprentice, Hanyut & Interchange

by on Dec.04, 2016, under Podcasts


On this week’s podcast Gavin and Iain keep it relatively local, reviewing Singaporean prison movie Apprentice, Malaysian period drama Hanyut & the supernatural Malaysian thriller Interchange.

Whatever we think of the end products we’d recommend you get out to see these films, to see what’s going on in the local film scene and to make sure that we still have one in future.

If you’ve seen any of these  films, let us know what you thought by emailing us at [email protected], tweeting us at @McYapAndFries, on Facebook or using the Contact Us form here on the site.

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Episode 178: Underworld: Blood Wars

by on Nov.24, 2016, under Podcasts

underworldbloodwarsfeaturedThis week Iain is joined by special guest Audio producer Chris Higgs as the two review the latest Underworld movie, Underworld: Blood Wars, starring Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lar Pulver, Tobias Menzies & Charles Dance.

We delve into spoilers at the end of the podcast but we also give fair warning so listen out for those. Hope you enjoy the show.

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Episode 177: Back once again with the ill behaviour

by on Nov.15, 2016, under Podcasts

feltgoodco_donaldtrumpAfter a couple of months away Iain and Gavin are back and talk about where they’ve been and what they’ve been up to, as well as catch up and discuss all the trailers, news, movies, TV and cool stuff we missed while we were away.

We talk about TV shows The Affair and  Westworld as well as recent movies Shin GodzillaTrain to Busan & it’s animated prequel Seoul Station.

Gavin also delivers an update on his segment in the upcoming KL24: Zombies (for more updates on that keep an eye on their Facebook page)

Here’s all the stuff we talked about on the show:

Cool Stuff


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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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