THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Matthew Holmes Stars: Jack Martin, Jamie Coffa, William Lee, Joanne Dobbin, Gregory Quinn, Callan McAuliffe, Arthur Angel, Angus Pilakui, Andy McPhee, Pia Grace Moon, John Orcsik, Ben Chisholm, Jana Wilkes. Australia's bushranger history is rich material for filmmakers. Ned Kelly's rebellious spirit is embedded in our national psyche and he still hogs much of the limelight from that period. There have been two major films exploring Kelly's life, and we've had a number of other films about famous bushrangers and that whole period of Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #196

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe,’ ‘The Girl On The Train,’  ’Under The Shadow,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon,’ and ‘Francophonia’. This episode also contains interviews with Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, Ros Horan (director of The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe), Kristian Connolly (general manager of the Cinema Nova) who talks about The Complete Features Of Stanley Kubrick Film Festival; and Penny Kyprianou director of the Greek Film Continue reading

DEEPWATER HORIZON

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Berg Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Kate Hudson, Dylan O'Brien, Ethan Suplee, Gina Rodriguez, Brad Leland, James DuMont, Douglas M Griffin, Jason Kirkpatrick, J D Evermore, Joe Chrest. The towering oil rig inferno? In April 2010 the Deepwater Horizon, a free floating oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico some 40 miles off the coast of Louisiana, exploded. Eleven of the 126 crew were killed and some 50 million barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf, creating the biggest environmental disaster in US history. This Continue reading

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tim Burton Stars: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purcell, Samuel L Jackson, Chris O'Dowd, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Milo Parker, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, Allison Janney, Finlay MacMillan, Lauren McCrostie. Harry Potter meets X-Men on Groundhog Day? For years Jake Portman (Asa Butterfield, from Hugo, etc) has heard fantastic stories from his grandfather Abe (Terence Stamp) about the time he spent in a fantastic orphanage in the years before WWII. However, Jake's parents have done their best to dismiss his stories as fanciful Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #193

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Yoga Hosers,’ ‘Blair Witch,’ ‘La Belle Saison,’ ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby,’ ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ and ‘Spin Out’. This episode also contains interviews with Corbin Reid, Callie Hernandez, James Allen McCune, Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Broderick Fox (Zen And The Art Of Dying), and Devon Murray (‘Harry Potter’ – Oz Comic Con). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Continue reading