SAM KLEMKE’S TIME MACHINE – interview with Matthew Bate

by GREG KING Sam Klemke's Time Machine is a unique documentary. At 17, Klemke began a project to film himself each year giving a status update on the evolution of his life, that he has carried on to this very day. In 2011, this lifelong self-portrait saw fruition after his video ’35 Years Back Through Time’ became a viral sensation, entering Time Magazine’s Top 50 viral videos. The material was raw and honest and very personal. Australian documentary filmmaker Matthew Bate contacted Klemke about making a film together. Greg spoke to Matthew about Sam and his experiences Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Justin Kurzel Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, David Thewlis, Paddy Considine, Jack Reynor, Elizabeth Debecki, Sean Harris, David Haymer. There have been many film versions of Shakespeare's bloodiest and most cinematic play, from Orson Welles' idiosyncratic 1948 version through to Akira Kurosawa's Throne Of Blood in 1961, which reinvented the play as a samurai drama. More recently Australian director Geoffrey Wright (Romper Stomper, etc) gave us a more contemporary take on the play, setting the drama against the backdrop of a Continue reading


This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at  new release films ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Life,’ ‘The Intern,‘ ‘The Martian,’ ‘Another Country,’ ‘The Wrecking Crew’ and ‘Putaparri And The Rainmakers.’ This episode also contains interviews with Marion Cotillard, Michael Fassbender, Justin Kurzel, Nancy Meyers, Matt Damon, Ridley Scott, Nicole Ma (director of Putaparri and The Rainmakers), Zac Hepburn re the new Astor calendar, Jack Campbell (The Pack), Robert Mond (director of The Subjects) and Olivia Peniston-Bird (director of Graceful Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ridley Scott Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sean Bean, Kristen Wiig, Donald Glover, Sebastian Stan, Kate Mara, Mackenzie Davis, Aksel Hennie. Castaway in space? That one line essentially sums up the plot of this sci-fi drama that heralds a return to form for director Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, The Duellists, etc). Not long after playing an astronaut stranded on an inhospitable planet in the bloated Interstellar, Matt Damon returns as an astronaut stranded in space on an Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Nicole Ma. This is the second documentary in as many weeks to hit our screens exploring an indigenous community and the way in which their traditions and culture have been affected by the white man's ways. We recently had David Gulpilil take us to his home town of Ramingining in the Northern Territory for the revealing and deeply personal Another Country. In Putuparri And The Rainmakers, first time feature filmmaker Nicole Ma takes us to the remote community of Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia, which has been home to the Continue reading