Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Mrs Doubtfire Sequel Heats Up Again
Robin Williams could be back in the make-up
First Poster For The Equalizer
Denzel Washington walks the line
First Trailer For Eli Roth's Green Inferno
Stomachs rumble in the jungle
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
11 April 2014
The Empire Podcast #106: Sam Claflin, Gareth Evans
Quite the Carry On
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
The Raid 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Raid (2012)
Empire Star Rating
The Raid (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

The Empire Podcast Is Here!
Cannes, Gareth Evans and Men In Black 3

25 May 2012  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

submit to reddit


Empire's Phil de Semlyen and Ali Plumb with The Raid director Gareth Evans (centre).

It may be unlucky for some, but number 13 went without hitch or hazard as this week made it a baker's dozen of Empire podcasts. Not that we didn't take a chance asking along The Raid's director Gareth Evans, a man who's never seen a building he didn't want to punch holes in, for a chat about his blistering martial arts actioner.

Fortunately it paid off. While his film may be bonkers and brilliant, Evans himself is a lovely man who didn't throw a single security guard out the window. Instead, he joined us for a chatty interview about his extraordinary career to date, the journey he's made from south Wales to Jakarta, and The Raid's wide-ranging influences. Yes, Hard Boiled gets a big mention this time.

This week's 'cast also features Team Empire's report from Cannes, which runs the rule over the festival's hottest tips and biggest fizzles, and runs the rule over Men In Black 3, Moonrise Kingdom and What To Expect When You're Expecting. Not the Spanish inquisition, it turns out. Just a normal inquisition.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Cannes In Pictures: Day 10
Cosmopolis, Mud, Hemmingway & Gellhorn
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

The Remake Report: Hollywood's Do-Overs Coming Our Way
The redoes, remakes, reboots, reworkings and reimaginings headed our way…

The Nebraska Playlist
Alexander Payne programmes a movie marathon for us

More Found Footage: Another 25 Trailers That Tease Missing Scenes
Further sequences that disappeared between promo and final cut

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)