LIES AND SECRETS – interview with James Hewison from ACMI

by GREG KING From October 13, ACMI are screening four documentaries under the umbrella of Lies And Secrets. This curated selection of films lay bare the truth about warfare and conflict in the 21st century, and reveal how wars are not not fought so much by soldiers on the ground but at a distance using technology and cyberspace. From October 20, ACMI is screening Alex Gibney's latest probing documentary Zero Days. Greg spoke to James Hewison, ACMI's head of film programming, to find out more about this special Continue reading

YOGA HOSERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Kevin Smith Stars: Lily-Rose Depp, Hayley Quinn Smith, Johnny Depp, Ralph Garman, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Vanessa Paradis, Austin Butler, Genesis Rodriguez, Ashley Greene, Adam Brody, Tyler Posey, Tony Hale, Natasha Lyonne, Kevin Conroy, Kevin Smith, Stan Lee, Jason Mewes. Yoga Hosers is the second film in Kevin Smith's True North trilogy set in Winnipeg in Canada and it follows his bizarre Tusk in which a deranged scientist turned Justin Long into a human walrus. As with Tusk, the idea behind Yoga Hosers came from the Continue reading

THE OTHER FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – interview with festival director Mija Gwyn

by GREG KING The Other Film Festival is held every two years and features local and international feature films and short films that provide unique perspectives about the lived experience of disabilities. This year the festival is being held as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival. It runs from September 28- September 30, and will be held at the State Library. Greg spoke to festival director Mija Gwyn, who is deaf, to find out more about this year's TOFF screenings and panel discussions. http://www.mediafire.com/dow…/3bgvm4v292ao9ir/210909_001.MP3 Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #194

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Storks,’ ‘The Red Turtle,’ and ‘Snowden’. This episode also contains interviews with Katie Crown, Andy Samberg, Michael Rowe director of Early Winter, Chris Gerbing from the Environmental Film Festival Australia, and Dov Kornits (Sci-Fi Film Festival). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Billy O'Brien Stars: Max Records, Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser, Karl Geary, Christina Baldwin, Raymond Brandstrom, Lucy Lawton, Dee Noah. This gripping low budget psychological thriller mixes the familiar coming of age themes with outright horror tropes and a touch of the supernatural. Sixteen-year-old John Wayne Cleaver (played by Max Records, the misunderstood young hero from Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are) is a troubled adolescent, a misfit with a morbid fascination with death and serial killers. He is something of Continue reading