MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: George Miller Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, John Howard, Josh Helman, Zoe Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Richard Carter, Angus Sampson, Megan Gale, Melissa Jaffer, Gillian Jones, Joy Smithers, Quentin Kenihan, Richard Norton. It's been thirty years since we last heard from "Mad Max" Rockatansky, in the average Beyond Thunderdome, the final film in George Miller's post-apocalyptic trilogy. That film was more memorable for Tina Turner's anthemic theme song rather than anything else. The second Continue reading

TRASH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Daldry Stars: Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara, Selton Mello, Wagner Moura, Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Eduardo Luis. Set against the backdrop of the impoverished slums of Rio de Janeiro, where the street people and urchins daily scavenge through the local rubbish tip looking for detritus that will make their lives just a little more bearable, Trash serves up a strong mix of action, suspense, thrills and social commentary. It is also something of a coming of age tale about the loss of innocence in a world full of greed and Continue reading

BLACK SEA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Kevin MacDonald Stars: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Michael Smiley, Tobias Menzies, Bobby Schofield, Jodie Whittaker, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Konstantin Khabensky, Daniel Ryan, David Threlfall, Sergey Puskepolis, Sergey Kolesnikov. Oscar winning director Kevin MacDonald (One Day In September, The Last King Of Scotland, etc) takes us on a voyage to the bottom of the sea in this tense and claustrophobic thriller set aboard a submarine. There have been a few movies set aboard submarines, such as Das Boot, The Hunt For Red October, Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #124

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Dior & I,’ ‘Samba,’ ‘A Little Chaos,’ ‘Furious 7 (Fast & Furious 7),’ ‘The Duff,’ ‘Journey To Space (3D),’ ‘'Mommy', The Salt Of The Earth,’ ‘Black Sea’  and ‘x+y′ . This episode also contains interviews with Kate Winslet, Vin Diesel and Jude Law. Also make sure you listen in for your chance to win passes to see a special screening of ‘It Follows’ at Cinema Nova in Melbourne. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Continue reading

FAST & FURIOUS 7

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: James Wan Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Ludacris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Ronda Rousey, Lucas Black, Djimon Hounsou, Elsa Pataky, Gal Gadot, John Brotherton, Luke Evans, Tony Jaa, Sung Kang. Amazing as it seems now, the Fast & The Furious franchise was virtually dead in the water after the third instalment tanked. Tokyo Drift initially seemed to have nothing to do with the previous two films in the series as it was set in Continue reading