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Join Radio 1’s resident film buff Ali Plumb for movie news, reviews and extra behind-the-screens fun.

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Join Radio 1’s resident film buff Ali Plumb for movie news, reviews and extra behind-the-screens fun.

    Hamilton Interview Special: Lin Manuel Mirand & Thomas Kail

    Hamilton Interview Special: Lin Manuel Mirand & Thomas Kail

    Hamilton - everyone's favourite envelope-pushing hip-hop about the incredible life of one of America's founding fathers - is coming to your TV screen. You've been waiting forever and a day to be in with a chance of getting a ticket to see it live and blow me down, now Disney Plus are dropping the original cast recording on us. Incredible scenes. Here, Ali speaks to two of the men behind it all, Lin Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail, only there's a snag: he hasn't seen the show yet. Hmm. Time to call in the big guns and 'outsource' some of the questions...

    • 14 min
    Ali's Film Club: Game Night

    Ali's Film Club: Game Night

    Ali runs down all the latest screen news, including updates on upcoming films Enola Holmes, The Trial Of The Chicago 7 and Tenet. Also a run down of his top five 20th century unseen gangster movies and a chat about his film club choice Game Night. Next week's film club is 1998's The Truman Show starring Jim Carrey and Ed Harris, be sure to catch up on that one for next week.

    • 44 min
    Simon Pegg Interview Special: Lost Transmissions

    Simon Pegg Interview Special: Lost Transmissions

    The always charming Simon Pegg talks to Ali about his new movie, indie drama Lost Transmissions, on this Sunday interview special. Towards the end though, things get seriously geeky as Simon guides us through his house and all the awesomely nerdy stuff he has there, as well as answering some very silly questions because... why not?

    • 30 min
    Ali’s Film Club: Short Term 12

    Ali’s Film Club: Short Term 12

    Ali is joined by fellow critic Beth Webb as they run down all the latest movie news as well as updates on the re-opening of cinemas in England. Plus an in depth discussion about a film they both obviously adore – Short Term 12.

    • 45 min
    Jodie Comer Interview Special

    Jodie Comer Interview Special

    Jodie Comer is perhaps best known for her work as Villanelle in the BBC Three series Killing Eve, but her latest appearance your TV screens won't be as a psychopathic assassin but as a star of the much-loved and greatly respected Alan Bennett monologue series Talking Heads, first recorded in the late '80s, with a second series airing in the '90s. Here, in this Screen Time interview special, Comer talks about the practicalities of shooting the 21st century remake in the time of Covid-19, the legacy of Bennett's work and what 'comfort food films' she's been watching during lockdown.

    • 20 min
    Rosamund Pike Interview Special: Radioactive

    Rosamund Pike Interview Special: Radioactive

    Rosamund Pike stars in the new Marie Curie biopic Radioactive, and here she talks to Ali about the fascinating life of the world-changing French-Polish scientist. Somehow Thunderbirds also comes up, as does Gone Girl - which makes a bit more sense to be fair - as well as Pike's recent discovery of the wizarding world of Harry Potter...

    • 22 min

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