Dave McLean – Schemers Writer / Director

Interview with Dave McLean, writer and director of Schemers, a feature film about the very beginnings of his career whilst growing up in Dundee, Scotland before becoming a music promoter and manager to some of the world’s most famous bands including Nirvana, the Foo Fighters and Placebo. Available on DVD and digital downloads from 25th January 2021. TellContinue reading “Dave McLean – Schemers Writer / Director”

Tokyo Dragon Chef

This is a Japanese action comedy on digital and DVD release from 25th January by Yoshihiro Nishimura, described as a “legendary director and effects artist” and renowned for his work predominantly in the horror genre, here he creates a crazy comedy alternative to the yakuza crime stories based on ramen noodles with little to noContinue reading “Tokyo Dragon Chef”

Lost at Christmas

This is Scotland’s first ever Christmas movie coming to UK cinemas from 4th December and is available on digital platforms from 7th December. It’s a quirky romcom that looks to bring a bit of Christmas cheer to our screens whilst taking in some wonderful Scottish Highland scenery. Director Ryan Hendrick has made a feature lengthContinue reading “Lost at Christmas”

Dead

A paranormal comedy now available on digital download, Dead, which featured at this year’s Frightfest is a lighthearted take on the zombie horror genre about a hapless stoner Marbles (co-writer Thomas Sainsbury) who discovers he can see dead people with the assistance of a marijuana hallucinogenic cocktail he’s developed. He is forced into a murderContinue reading “Dead”

Schemers (review)

Schemers is an autobiographical account of UK music industry promoter Dave Mclean’s rise from the working class streets of Dundee promoting up and coming bands (including Scottish band Simple Minds) culminating in the Iron Maiden concert in 1980. These gigs were all organised by ‘Davie’ and his pals, as the young likely lads growing upContinue reading “Schemers (review)”