One HEAT Minute: Episode #137 - LUKE DOOLAN (ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED DIRECTOR + EDITOR OF ANIMAL KINGDOM + THE GIFT) AND HENRY NIXON (ACTOR NOISE, THE KETTERING INCIDENT, SOMERSAULT)
ONE HEAT MINUTE is the podcast examining Michael Mann's 1995 L.A crime opus HEAT minute by minute. It's the 137th minute (2:16:00 -2:17:00) - host Blake Howard joins friends Academy Award-nominated Director and Editor of Animal Kingdom Luke Doolan and actor in Somersault, NOISE and The Kettering Incident (amongst many other things) Henry Nixon. Blake, Luke and Henry discuss not being as impressed about the film at 17 but HEAT getting better with every viewing, not being a "HEAT" head despite having many conversations about the movie over the years and throwing down the gauntlet that De Niro is superior to Pacino.
Luke Doolan is an Academy Award nominated Director, as well as an Editor and Cinematographer, known for Miracle Fish (2010), Animal Kingdom (2010), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Gift (2015), Colossal (2016) and more. He is a member of the Blue Tongue Films collective, and currently lives and works in the USA.
Henry Nixon attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney.
Since graduating from NIDA in 2000 Nixon has worked extensively in film, television and theatre .In 2002 he played the character Chris King in the popular Channel 5 TV serial Don't Blame Me (or Don't Blame the Koalas). He is known for his work as Sterlo McCormack on All Saints, an Australian hospital drama. His film work includes Matthew Saville's "NOISE" (2007), Cate Shortland's "Somersault"(2004), "Triangle" (2009) and Julia Leigh's "Sleeping Beauty" (2011). Henry also was 2nd LT Hugh Corrigan in the HBO/ Playtone/ Dreamworks Co production of "The Pacific". The role eventually went to James Badge Dale and Nixon ended up portraying 2nd LT Hugh Corrigan. Henry played the role of Snr Constable Fergus Mcfadden in the mini-series The Kettering Incident in 2016 for which he received the coveted Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actor at the 2017 Logie Awards.