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Heathers (Retrospective Review)

9/23/2018
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Ahead of our screening of Heathers, this Sunday at Odyssey Cinemas Belfast Jim caught up with BanterFlix's very own deputy-editor Thérèse Rea to chat about the film and why she's such a big fan.

Duration:00:22:45

John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace

9/19/2018
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On this edition of the podcast, Jim caught up with director David Naglieri and Shane Paul O'Doherty to chat about John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace. The film will be screened at Omniplex Cinemas across Ireland later this week.

Duration:00:32:29

The Nun, Crazy Rich Asians and Touch of Evil

9/16/2018
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On this bumper edition of our podcast, Jim caught up with local filmmaker Jim McMorrow to chat about the Nun and BanterFlix's very own Joe Mc Elroy to review Crazy Rich Asians. In the first part of a series of retrospectives on the work of Orson Welles he caught up Cinepunk's Robert J. E. Simpson to discuss Touch of Evil.

Duration:01:07:35

First Reformed

8/29/2018
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On this Podcast, Jim was joined by Neil Sedgewick from Films & Faith as they discussed Paul Schrader's First Reformed. The film stars Ethan Hawke and is finally getting a release here in Northern Ireland when it is screened at the QFT in Belfast from Friday 07 September.

Duration:00:13:37

Margaret McGoldrick (Getting to Know You)

8/25/2018
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On this episode, Jim caught up with local writer/director and producer Margaret McGoldrick as we continue to get to know some of the local filmmakers working within the film industry. Along with writing and directing several short films of her own, Margaret has also worked on several locally produced features like The Braxton Butcher, Hostage to the Devil and The Survivalist. So Jim sat down to chat with Margaret about her passion for cinema and experiences of working within the industry.

Duration:01:13:47

Mission Impossible: Fallout (Spoiler Special)

8/23/2018
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On this podcast, Jim was joined by BanterFlix's very own Joe Mc Elroy and David 'CBG' Campbell as they chatted in spoilerific detail about Ethan Hunt's latest outing and its impact on the spy genre.

Duration:01:38:00

Dublin Comic Con 2018

8/18/2018
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On this episode, Jim was down at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for this years Dublin Comic-Con and spoke with some of the Cosplayers, stallholders and attendees at this year's event.

Duration:00:27:30

Maurice Sweeney and Ed Moloney (I, Dolours)

8/16/2018
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On this episode, Jim caught up with Director Maurice Sweeney and producer Ed Moloney to chat about their documentary I, Dolours which was recently screened here in Belfast as part of the Pull Focus Documentary Film Festival. Following that interview, Jim caught up with local blogger Alan Meban to chat about the film.

Duration:00:38:34

Brian Mulholland (Getting to Know You)

7/29/2018
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On this podcast, Jim spoke with local writer/director Brian Mulholland, one of the founders of the Film Devour Short Film Festival and Stay Beautiful Films. He sat down with Brian to discuss his passion for cinema and his own journey as a filmmaker.

Duration:00:56:42

Hereditary (Spoiler Special)

7/18/2018
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On this podcast, we chatted in spoilerific detail about Ari Aster's Hereditary, a film which has divided audience and critical opinion with its bombastic ending! So we sat down to share our thoughts on the film. On this recording Jim was joined by Alice Byrne, Therese Rea and Joe Mc Elroy.

Duration:01:27:43

Edinburgh International Film Festival Special (Part Two)

7/12/2018
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On this podcast, the second in a two-part special we continued to showcase some of the guests we spoke to during this year's Edinburgh International Film festival. Some of the guests on this episode included Anthony Byrne (In Darkness), Haifaa Al-Mansour (Mary Shelley), Adam Morse and Laurie Calvert (Lucid) and Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin about The Parting Glass.

Duration:00:50:41

Edinburgh International Film Festival Special (Part One)

7/3/2018
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On this podcast, the first in a two-part special we showcase some of the guests we spoke to during this year's Edinburgh International Film festival. Some of the guests on this episode included Ben Elton, George MacKay, Mia Goth and Sergio G. Sánchez, the writer and director of The Secret of Marrowbone

Duration:00:38:03

Zoo

6/27/2018
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On this edition of our podcast, we caught up with Art Parkinson and Penelope Wilton, two of the stars of Zoo. Written and directed by local filmmaker Colin Mcivor, this film about 'The Elephant Angel' of Belfast Zoo hits cinemas this weekend.

Duration:00:24:21

The Sick Sense Special

6/18/2018
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Ahead of their show at the Mac here in Belfast on Saturday 30 June, BanterFlix's Jim McClean caught up with Andrew Jones Cassidy, Bill Taylor and Steven Barrett from the Sick Sense to see what makes these sickos laugh!

Duration:01:22:59

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Spoiler Special)

6/3/2018
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On this podcast, Jim caught up with local filmmaker and huge Star Wars fan Bill Taylor to chat about Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Duration:00:41:33

Lydia Beilby (Edinburgh International Film Festival)

6/1/2018
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On this podcast, we sent BanterFlix's Scottish Correspondent Magda Paduch to the launch of this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival at the Filmhouse on Lothian Road. She caught up with Lydia Beilby the festival's Short Film Programmer and chatted about what we can expect from this year's programme.

Duration:00:12:28

Deadpool 2 (Instant Review)

5/26/2018
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On this podcast Jim was joined by Gavin Moriarty and Mike McCourt as they chatted about Deadpool 2

Duration:00:25:07

Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler Special)

5/23/2018
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On this podcast, recorded at Odeon Belfast Jim sat down with members of the BanterFlix team to chat about a film 10 years in the making as we discussed Avengers: Infinity War in spoilerific detail!

Duration:01:51:04

Sinead O'Shea (A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot)

5/4/2018
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On this podcast, Jim caught up with BanterFlix's very own Colette Fahy to chat about Aaron Sorkin's Molly's Game, which will soon be out on both DVD and Blu Ray. He also caught up with filmmakers Sinead O'Shea and Deborah Haywood, who were both guests during this year's Belfast Film Festival. Jim spoke with Sinead about her documentary A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot and chatted with Deborah about her feature Pin Cushion.

Duration:00:37:51

Issa López (Tigers are not Afraid)

4/27/2018
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On this podcast, Jim sat down with Mexican filmmaker Issa López to chat about her film Tigers are not Afraid. It's a film that feels like a spiritual sequel to Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone or Pan's Labyrinth, except with a more modern, realistic setting with some critics going so far as to claim it's the best del Toro film he never made. Jim sat down and talked with Issa about the challenges of making the film and working with such a young cast.

Duration:00:27:17