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by Nick Tiffany Seattle

Nick Tiffany's Movie Reviews has been a destination for film reviews, podcasts, talent interviews, and all sorts of information on movie news for over a decade! Now, we offer an audio take on the latest films and news in the world of cinema. We'll cover theatrical releases, streaming and digital releases, film background information, and we'll offer more in-depth discussions about particular films a ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • Resynator Interview - Alison Tavel

    Resynator Interview - Alison Tavel

    Resynator is the documentary feature which won the audience award at the 2024 SXSW film festival and now it's captivating audiences at the 2024 Seattle International Film Festival. A story about a young woman finding the Synthesiser her father built 25 years prior, director Alison Tavel explores the man behind the machine as she interviews his friends and family in hopes of discovering who he really was. Alison's father Don passed shortly after her birth and though she grew up with a terrific family, there was always more to her father's story that she felt she was never told and during her journey to discover that she also ends up learning more about herself along the way. This documentary feature is incredibly engaging and speaks to the power of vulnerability and how much it can really help heal people as well. I had the great pleasure of talking with Writer/Director Alison Tavel about her journey in making the film and dissecting familial relationships in an effort to better understand our parents and other generations. Due to the length of the interview I’ve included a summary of some of the discussion points below and will link the full audio conversation through various platforms right below here as well. 00:00 Introduction and Impression of the Film 04:03 Working with Analog Synthesizers 05:29 Uncovering the Truth About a Parent 07:51 The Complexity of Family Relationships 12:14 The Power of Writing Letters 31:38 Overcoming Challenges and Finding Closure Follow NT Movie Reviews on all social media networks, podcast platforms, and YouTube! Website Spotify Podcast Apple Podcast Google Podcast YouTube Channel Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Twitch.TV Bluesky Social

  • Bob Trevino Likes It Interview - Tracie Laymon

    Bob Trevino Likes It Interview - Tracie Laymon

    Bob Trevino Likes It won the audience award at the 2024 SXSW Film Festival and after having a chance to see it at SIFF 2024 I can completely understand how it captured the hearts and minds of the audiences. It's a beautiful look at a young woman who's real father abandons her and the friendship she creates with a kindhearted man who shares her father's name on Facebook. Inspired by writer/director Tracie Laymon's real life experience, Bob Trevino Likes It bears its soul and tells an unbelievably uplifting story of chosen family and learning to choose what's best for yourself in your own life. This year at the Seattle International Film Festival I was fortunate enough to speak with Tracie Laymon and had the absolute best time learning more about the experience behind Bob Trevino Likes It. CHAPTER LIST 00:00 - Introduction 02:18 - Introducing Tracie Laymon and 'Bob Trevino Likes It' 05:05 - Choosing the Right Person for the Job 05:33 - Barbie Ferreira's Performance and Emotional Range 06:57 - Surprising Similarities and Shared Experiences 07:55 - The Power of Vulnerability and Kindness 08:55 - Maintaining Positivity in the Film Industry 09:52 - Learning to Say No and Surrounding Oneself with Supportive People 10:45 - The Impact of Kindness in Online Interactions 11:40 - The Influence of Mentors and the Importance of Mentorship 13:06 - The Power of Connection and Gratitude 14:04 - Unshared Memories and Lasting Impact 15:56 - Supporting the Film and Spreading the Message Follow NT Movie Reviews on all social media networks, podcast platforms, and YouTube! Website Spotify Podcast Apple Podcast Google Podcast YouTube Channel Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Twitch.TV Bluesky Social

  • Chasing Time Interview - Jeff Orlowski-Yang & Sarah Keo

    Chasing Time Interview - Jeff Orlowski-Yang & Sarah Keo

    For SIFF 2024 I had the esteemed pleasure of getting to interview Chasing Time co-directors Jeff Orlowski-Yang and Sarah Keo. A 40-minute documentary short that serves as a companion piece to Orlowski-Yang's 2012 film Chasing Ice, Chasing Time examines the data behind the melting of glaciers worldwide and reunites Orlowski-Yang with Jame Balog, the founder of the Extreme Ice Survey. Equal parts beautiful and devastating, this short packs an emotional punch as the evidence is irrefutable and the human story at the core of the film is incredibly enduring. This was such a great discussion to be a part of I would urge any who listen to see out Chasing Ice and that you keep an eye out for Chasing Time. Chapters 00:00 The Impact of Mentorship and the Power of Storytelling 19:30 Inspiring the Younger Generation to Take Action 25:37 Exploring the Beauty and Devastation of Nature 29:24 The Role of Technology in Visual Storytelling 33:53 Building Community and Bridging Divides 36:45 Passing the Baton of Knowledge and Wisdom Follow NT Movie Reviews on all social media networks, podcast platforms, and YouTube! Website Spotify Podcast Apple Podcast Google Podcast YouTube Channel Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Twitch.TV Bluesky Social

  • Thelma Interview - Josh Margolin, June Squibb & Fred Hechinger

    Thelma Interview - Josh Margolin, June Squibb & Fred Hechinger

    Thelma was the opening night film for the 50th Anniversary of the Seattle International Film Festival. A film about a grandmother who gets scammed and goes on independent ops to get her money back, Thelma touches on the way we view age and how it's okay to be vulnerable when asking for help. I had the great privilege of sitting down with Director and Writer Josh Margolin, as well as stars June Squibb and Fred Hechinger. The conversation was as lovely as the film is and I'm so excited to share it with you in advance of the film's release! Follow NT Movie Reviews on all social media networks, podcast platforms, and YouTube! Website Spotify Podcast Apple Podcast Google Podcast YouTube Channel Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Twitch.TV Bluesky Social

  • SIFF 2024 Capsule Reviews

    SIFF 2024 Capsule Reviews

    The Seattle International Film Festival celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year and I've had the privilege of being a member of the reviewing press this time around. As the festival continues on, I wanted to share my capsule reviews in order to highlight some of the great films of the festival and some films that deserve some spotlight! Take a look at SIFF.net and explore one of the best film festivals in the world and one of the most diverse film groups that's out there! The movies highlighted in this video can be found below! - Thelma - Scorched Earth - Tim Travers and the Time Travelers Paradox - High and Low - John Galliano - In A Violent Nature - Chasing Time - Killing Romance - Rioja: The Land of a Thousand Wines - Rainier: A Beer Odyssey Follow NT Movie Reviews on all social media networks, podcast platforms, and YouTube! Website Spotify Podcast Apple Podcast Google Podcast YouTube Channel Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Twitch.TV Bluesky Social