FREEDOM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Cousens Stars: Cuba Gooding jr, William Sadler, Bernhard Forcher, David Rasche, Sharon Leal, Terrence Mann, Diane Salinger, Michael Goodwin, Byron Utley, Jubilant Sykes. This historical drama about a runaway slave's search for freedom has been thrown into cinemas without any previews or advertising, which is not always a good sign. But Freedom is actually quite a solid drama with some good production values. Cuba Gooding jr plays Samuel Woodward, a slave who runs away from the tobacco plantation run by Monroe (David Rasche) with Continue reading

THE 100-YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Felix Herngren Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Alan Ford, Mia Skaringer, Johan Rheborg, Jans Helten, Sven Lonn, Georg Nikoloff. Not only is it a mouthful of a title, but it pretty much sums up the plot of this entertaining and offbeat Swedish road movie comedy adapted from Jonas Jonasson's best selling novel that has sold over six million copies. The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window has been a huge box office success in its native country, and recently opened the Scandinavian Film Festival here in Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #93

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘20,000 Days On Earth’, ”Metal Down Under,’ ‘The Inbetweeners 2,’ James Cameron’s Deep SeaChallenge 3D’ and ‘Freedom′. This episode also contains interviews with Nick Cave, John Garvin, Nick Calpakdjian, Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and Joe Thomas. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here Continue reading

BAYSIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – interview with artistic director RICHARD MOORE

by GREG KING Now in its 11th year, the Bayside Film Festival runs from Wednesday 27 August until Sunday 31 August at Palace Dendy Brighton Cinemas in Church Street, Brighton. Featuring a great line-up of first-release international movies, shorts and documentaries. This year, artistic director Richard Moore, helming the festival for the second year, has chosen a lineup of the latest feture films, including Elsa And Fred, starring Christopher Plummer and Shirley MacLaine. The opening night attraction is the noir like thriller Cold Day In July, starring Michael C Hall, of Continue reading

THE INBETWEENERS 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Iain Morris and Damon Beasley Stars: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Joe Thomas, Blake Harrison, Tamla Kari, Freddie Stroma, Emily Berrington, David Field. Yet another raunchy comedy about male bonding and horny teens caught on the cusp of adulthood The Inbetweeners 2 follows in the gross out footsteps of films like Porkys and Superbad and their ilk. Given the success of the first film at the box office, The Inbetweeners 2 is the sequel we had to have. This sequel to 2011's The Inbetweeners follows the movie length spin off of the popular Continue reading