Thursday, June 30, 2022

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Nicolas Cage and Mario Van Peebles on USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Based on a true story of survival, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage stars Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas, The Rock), Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan) and Thomas Jane (Deep Blue Sea) in this gripping, wartime action drama directed by Mario Van Peebles (New Jack City). After delivering one of the atomic bombs that would eventually end World War...

Exclusive Interview: Director Pete Travis on City Of Tiny Lights

London takes on the shades of noir this Friday with the arrival in cinemas of thriller City Of Tiny Lights. Based on the best-seller of the same name, City Of Tiny Lights sees down at heel private detective Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed) drawn into the seedy world of crime and corruption when a high-class prostitute disappears.  It’s a journey that...

Interview: Sing Street’s Ferdia Walsh-Peelo talks first time acting, 80’s music and working with Jack Reynor.

Director John Carney has brought us musical wonders for the big screen in the form of Once and Begin Again and his new offering Sing Street – which is out in cinemas May 20 - is another musical journey that will penetrate the soul and make you fall in love with the 80’s. Set in 80’s Ireland, Sing Street follows...

Exclusive video interview with It Follows star Maika Monroe plus movie review

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Jay (Maika Monroe) is just your normal young woman embarking on a new relationship, she couldn’t be happier, until that is one night of passion in the back of her boyfriend’s car when her whole world dramatically falls apart. It soon unfolds that this sexual encounter was all a just a set up to pass on a horrifying entity that...

Exclusive Interview: Noel Clarke on the final Chapter of the Hood Films, BrOTHERHOOD

On Monday the 29th of August, The first British Trilogy and final chapter of the Hood series of films, BrOTHERHOOD hits the big screen. The final chapter see's Sam (Clarke) being dragged back into his old life after settling down to a quiet life to settle an old score once and for all.We had the honour of sitting down Writer/Director/Producer...

Independence Day: Resurgence Interview: Deobia Oparei on Bonding with Jeff Goldblum & What to expect from the Film.

June 23rd Finally brings the 20 year wait for the sequel to Independence Day to an end with the release of Independence Day: Resurgence in cinemas and Imax. As well has bringing back some of the originals characters, such as Jeff Goldblum’s David Levinson and Bill Pullman’s President Thomas J. Whitmore. Independence Day: Resurgence has an abundance of new blood...

EXCLUSIVE Chris Rock Interview about his new film Top Five

It’s not every day you get offered the chance to sit down with one of the best known American comedians/actors in the world, So when the opportunity to speak to Chris Rock about his new movie Top Five, where he plays an actor who’s recent film is a flop and falls for a journalist doing a profile piece on...

Interview: Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville discusses the end of the show, opportunities and more.

Hugh Bonneville is British stage, film, television and radio actor, best known for playing Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham, in Downton Abbey. His film credits include Notting Hill, Mansfield Park, Iris, The Monument’s Men and the recent adaptation of Paddington. Recent TV credits include the award-winning comedies Twenty Twelve and W1A… Q: How sad were you when you realised that Downton...

Carmen Ejogo Interview about film Selma and her role as Martin Luther King Jr’s wife.

With the release of the critically acclaimed film Selma, which, tells the true story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people which was a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights act of 1965,...

Interview: Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism Director, Christopher Rowley

For the release of Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism out in cinemas December 2nd, we spoke with the director Christopher N. Rowley on how he went about adapting the popular children’s book for the big screen. We also spoke about his previous film Bonneville and his upcoming projects. As the director of Molly Moon and the Incredible...

Exclusive interview with Jack Reynor

When I found myself sitting in the Bafta headquarters waiting in an empty room I thought to myself this Jack Reynor Interview was not going to happen as him and his people were slightly late, let’s just say I wasn’t too happy. However, the moment he walked in a fitted t-shirt and wearing shades all was forgiven as my female...

Exclusive: The Boss Baby Interview with director Tom McGrath

With The Boss Baby hitting nationwide cinemas on April the 7th, Flavourmag's Film and TV Editor, Zehra Phelan sat down with The Boss Baby and Madagascar director Tom McGrath for a chat about the film.Tom, who looked the very image of an older boss baby and who has a wealth of animation experience, co-directing all of the Madagascar franchise...

Comedy Duo and new stars of All 4’s Comedy Blaps Max & Ivan talk The Reunion and More.

Channel 4 have recently announced a new 3-part comedy Blaps with Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez,  best known as the highly acclaimed duo Max & Ivan, are included, with a television version of their 2013 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated show, The Reunion. As a beloved and critically acclaimed live sketch duo Max & Ivan, they’ve played a team of con artists attempting...

Interview: Paranormal Activity’s leading Paranormal Expert, Christopher Chacon talks about the Franchise and ghostly phenomena.

Just in time for Halloween, the final instalment of the Paranormal Activity, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension is released on the 21st of October. We got the chance to have a very interesting chat to L.A.’s leading Paranormal Expert, Christopher Chacon, who has been involved with all the Paranormal Activity films, We talked about the final film and lots of...

Exclusive Interview: James Cosmo chats The Pyramid Texts, his career and The Big Brother experience.

It has to be said, James Cosmo as been one of the few actors whose face has graced the big and small screens of some the most epic and culturally defining shows and films throughout the whole of a career which spans a staggering 50 plus years, the man who is known for his hulking frame, has finally laid...

Interview: Benedict Cumberbatch on The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses

Following the original, BAFTA-winning ‘The Hollow Crown’ series in 2012, The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses returned to the BBC featuring a stellar on-screen ensemble cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Keeley Hawes. The final episode of the Hollow Crown series is Richard III, which depicts the rise and subsequent quick fall of Richard III (Benedict...

Interview: London Spy’s Ben Whishaw talks about the Series.

To coincide with the home entertainment release of the critically acclaimed series, LONDON SPY, which is available on Blu-ray™ and DVD on 2nd May 2016, courtesy of Universal Pictures (UK), Ben Whishaw took some time to talk about the series. Q: Where does the story of London Spy begin?A: Danny’s the central character and we follow him, he falls in...

Video Interview – Andre Holland, star of The Knick talks to Flavourmag.

Andre Holland hit our TV screens in The Knick, a historical medical drama, back in October 2014 as Dr. Algernon Edwards on Sky Atlantic. The Knick, a 10 part series directed by Academy Award winner and Emmy nominee Steven Soderbergh is set in downtown New York in 1900, The Knick centres on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and...

Fist Fight Exclusive: Charlie Day and Ice Cube get Ready for Battle.

Friday the 3rd of March see's the release of the comedy, Fist Fight into UK cinemas. Starring both Charlie Day and Ice Cube as teachers ready to take it back to the playground. To honour the release Charlie Day and Ice Cube took some time out to talk about the film, their characters and working with director Richie Keen who...

Guerrilla Premiere Red Carpet Interviews including Idris Elba

Last night Flavourmag attended the premiere of the new Sky Atlantic series, Guerrilla, which see's all episodes available from 13 April exclusively on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV, we caught up with a few of the stars of the show on the red carpet. Guerrilla follows politically active lovers Jas (Freida Pinto) and Marcus (Babou Ceesay) and their friends as political...

Interview: Legend Director, Brian Helgeland gives the lowdown on Legend.

It is fitting that the first story filmmaker Brian Helgeland heard about Ronnie and Reggie Kray was untrue; a whole host of myths and legends have sprung up around the notorious twin brothers who ruled London’s crime scene during the 1950s and 1960s. Helgeland heard the story just before the turn of the century when he was approached to shoot...

Interview: Director, Steve Oram talks Aaaaaaaah

With the release of one of the most disturbing and darkly comedic films we've seen in a long time, Aaaaaaaaah, on DVD and Blu-ray on the 18th of January. Director, Steve Oram sat down for a Q and A session to a little insight into the film. You’ve said the film is based on nature documentaries but there are a...

Southside With You Interview: Parker Sawyers Talks Playing Barack Obama

To celebrate the release of Southside With You on Friday, September 30th we sat down the man who plays a young Barack Obama - Parker Sawyers - to chat about the film. Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, Southside With You recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a charming young law associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers)...

Fox host an exclusive War for the Planet of the Apes Q&A panel event

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Ahead of the release of the hotly anticipated War for the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century Fox hosted an exclusive footage screening of the movie, showcasing the first hour of the film, followed by a one-off Q&A panel event. The panel saw star Andy Serkis (who plays the central ape character Caesar in the trilogy of films), director Matt...

50 Shades of Black – Dirty Game of Pillow Talk with Marlon Wayans

50 Shades of Black - Marlon Wayans hilarious interview

With the release of 50 Shades of Black in cinemas on the 11th of March, The Handsome Marlon Wayans was in London to promote the film. We were invited to get down and dirty with the man himself.As all things with Wayans, nothing ever quite goes to plan. Watch the hilarious interview where our Film Editor, Zehra Phelan, gets...

Interview: Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg Discuss Bridge of Spies and Exclusive Clip

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks four-film collaboration is one of the greatest director-actor partnerships in movie history. Hanks’ ability to convey an all American dignity, wholesomeness and an understated heroism matched by Spielberg’s mastery of every aspect of moviemaking have informed films as diverse as WWII classic Saving Private Ryan (1998), colourful caper Catch Me If You Can (2002) and...

Interview: Channing Tatum and George Clooney Discuss Hail, Caesar!

With the released of Hail Caeser! on Blu-ray and DVD Blu-ray™ & DVD from 11th July, courtesy of Universal Pictures (UK). Channing Tatum and George Clooney sat down to answer a few questions about the film Could you tell us about your characters in Hail, Caesar!?George Clooney: I play Baird Whitlock who is a sort of Victor Mature star of the...

Interview: Ryan Reynolds Talks ‘Deadpool’ for it’s DVD Release.

Ryan Reynolds knows a thing or two about comic book movies. His first flirtation with the medium was BLADE: TRINITY in 2004, by which point the Canadian actor had established himself as movie star thanks to a breakthrough turn in NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VAN WILDER. It was his role in 2009’s X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE that first put Deadpool on his docket....

Interview: Daniel Craig and Naomie Harris Discuss SPECTRE

With the release of Spectre on Blu-Ray and DVD on the 22nd of February, Bond himself, Daniel Craig and Miss Moneypenny aka Naomie Harris sat down to have a chat about the film. NAOMIE HARRIS How do you think the franchise stays relevant? One of the things that always makes this franchise so exciting and keeps the audience on board and loving...

Interview: Eddie the Eagle Director, Dexter Fletcher, Chats to us about the Film.

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The feel-good movie of the year, Eddie The Eagle starring Taron Egerton as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards and Hugh Jackman is out on Easter Monday and we got to spend some time with Director Dexter Fletcher for a chat about the film. North London born Fletcher, who has been involved in the TV and Film Industries for 40 years, had...