Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- The Incessant Fear of Rape 2018

- The Dragon Unleashed 2018

- Yakuza Law 1969

- Murder Made Easy 2019

- Chasing Shadows 2018

- Jumper 2019

- Bunkheads 2018

- Chase 2019

- Emily's Hands 2018

- Raiders of the Hidden Donald Trump Fetish Doll 2018

- The Grand Duel 1972

- Silencio 2018

- Room for Rent 2019

- Extra Innings 2018

- Keoma 1976

- Blood & Oil 2019

- Eyes and Prize 2018

- On the Trail of Bigfoot 2019

- The Shipment 2018

- Nox 2019

- The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire 1971

- House of Lexi 2019

- Yamasong: March of the Hollows 2017

- Astro 2018

- Mummy Reborn 2019

- Vengeance 2019

- Scared Stiff 1987

- The Blood Hunter 2019

- HeartBreak 2017

- Francis Makes a Friend 2019

- Turnover 2019

- Division 19 2017

- Rottentail 2018

- Vengeance: A Love Story 2017

- Soul to Keep 2019

- The Year I Did Nothing 2019

- Meme 2018

- Black Site 2018

- Terror 5 2016

- Mlo 1986

- Eyes of the Roshi 2017

- Long Lost 2018

- Pusher 2018

- Georgy 2017

- Flashout 2019

- Purgatory Road 2017

- Whirlpool 1970

- Blood Craft 2019

- Strawberry Flavored Plastic 2019

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- The Night Monica Came Back 2017

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

An Interview with Neil Jones, Director of Age of Kill

by Mike Haberfelner

June 2015

Films directed by Neil Jones on (re)Search my Trash


Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsne Lupin



Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan


Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who


Elizabeth Bathory



Flash Gordon


Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu





El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim


Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution


Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III


Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong


Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera


Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes


Star Trek

Sukeban Deka



Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers


Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman




Your new movie Age of Kill - in a few words, what is it about?


A disgraced MI6 Sniper is blackmailed into killing six targets in six hours or his kidnapped daughter dies.


How did the project fall together in the first place?


Producer Jonathan Sothcott [Jonathan Sothcott interview - click here] emailed me the script and asked if I wanted to direct. I loved the script and Martin Kemp was attached to star so it was simply a case of a script I loved with an actor I wanted to work with, hard to say no.


What can you tell us about your screenwriter Simon Cluett, and what was your collaboration like?


I liked Simon as soon as I met him, I had loads of ideas about the script and he was really receptive to the ideas. He managed to articulate a lot of my vague thoughts on the page. Its been a great experience collaborating with Simon, his writing style is very visual so it made my job so much easier.


How would you describe your directorial approach to your story at hand?


For me the most important aspect of directing Age of Kill was pacing, it was about picking the right moments to give the audience action. We had such an amazing cast that I knew we had no worries on the performance front, so my focus was to keep the story driving forward at a fast pace.


From what I know, Age of Kill, while big in scope, was shot on a relatively tight budget - so what kind of a challenge was that then?


We made it on a shoestring and with that comes challenges. Every director is different but for me preparation was everything, I shot-listed everything in detail, I made sure all the cast crew had a copy of the shot-list so we were all playing from the same book. Its great to mix and change things up if the moment feels right, but when you have little money that means you have little time, so it was so important that everyone knew exactly what we had to shoot and how long we had to shoot it.


Do talk about your movie's many action scenes for a bit, and how were they achieved?


Again its all about preparation. Hollywood films have days, sometimes weeks for a single fight sequence, on Age of Kill we had hours. We had a great fight coordinator in Nick Mason, who video-boarded all the fight sequences beforehand, Nick, Martin and I would watch the videos and then approach how wed film it from there. The helicopter sequence was a fun one to shoot, this is where a great 1st AD comes into play to manage all the onset mechanics and luckily we had that in Simon Haveland.


What can you tell us about your key cast, and why exactly these people? And how did you even get people like Martin Kemp and Patrick Bergin?


Martin was cast before I came onboard so that made casting other actors easier. Jonathan Sothcott [Jonathan Sothcott interview - click here] knew Philip Davis, Bruce Payne, Tony Denham and they all agreed to do the film which was great. Dexter Fletcher came onboard last minute thanks to a call from Jonathan and Rod Smith (producer), weve really punched above our wait with the cast in this film. When you turn up to work and you see the likes of Philip Davis and Patrick Bergin go toe to toe in a scene it really is a magical moment.


Do talk about the shoot as such, and the on-set atmosphere!


A great shoot. Everyone seemed to be on the right page for this film, as a story its very different to your typical Brit film, with that came an element of excitement and I think everyone raised their game.


A few words about audience and critical reception of Age of Kill so far?


Early days so far, seven reviews to date five positive and two negative, so Ill take that. Im realistic to know that I cant compete with Avengers, but hopefully people will like it. Im extremely proud of the film, we set out to make a genuine British action thriller which is a unique to the usual British low budget sector, I feel we achieved that.


Especially regarding your movie's very James Bond-ish ending - will there ever be a sequel to Age of Kill, and/or other future projects you'd like to share?


Feeling lucky ?
Want to
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there!!!

Find Neil Jones
at the amazons ...


Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)

Germany (East AND West)

Looking for imports ?
Find Neil Jones here ...

Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Neil Jones at

Id love to do a sequel, I definitely think there are more stories to explore with this character, if the first one sells enough units then Im sure Sam Blake will be back in action soon. In regards to future projects while nothing is definite yet, it looks like Ill be back directing again in September.


Your/your movie's website, Facebook, whatever else?


I have a twitter page, @njonesfilms, though I probably spend more time retweeting than tweeting


Anything else you are dying to mention and I've merely forgotten to ask?


Just want to say how great it is that people like yourself take the time to write about independent films, awareness is so crucial for a small film to succeed, so thank you for giving our film your time.


Thanks for the interview!


by Mike Haberfelner

Legal note: (re)Search my Trash cannot
and shall not be held responsible for
content of sites from a third party.

Thanks for watching !!!



On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide


A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD



Stell Dir vor, Deine Lieblingsseifenoper birgt eine tiefere Wahrheit ...
... und stell Dir vor, der Penner von der U-Bahnstation hat doch recht ...
... und dann triffst Du auch noch die Frau Deiner (feuchten) Trume ...


Und an diesem Tag geht natrlich wieder einmal die Welt unter!!!


Bauliche Angelegenheiten
ein Roman von
Michael Haberfelner


Jetzt kaufen bei