HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dean Deblois Stars: voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Djimon Hounsou, Craig Ferguson, Kristin Wiig, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T J Miller, Kit Harrington. Dreamworks has certainly established itself as one of the powerhouses in the animation field over the past twenty years, and now they even rival the mighty Pixar studios with their successful franchises like Shrek and the Madagascar series. And they seem to have another successful franchise on their hands now with the How To Train Your Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #85

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave,  Nick and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Rio 2’, ‘Penguins 3D’, ‘The Last Impresario,’ ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction,’ ‘The Volcano,’ Yves Saint Laurent’ and ‘Tinker Bell And The Pirate Fairy’. This episode also contains interviews with Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Mark Wahlberg and Tom Hiddleston. Also listen for your chance to win a copy of 12 Years A Slave on DVD thanks to Icon Distribution. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download Continue reading

RIO 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Carlos Saldanha Stars voices of: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Andy Garcia, Leslie Mann, Miguel Ferrer, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenowith, Jake T Austin, Jamie Foxx, Pierce Gagnon, George Lopez, Bruno Mars, will.i.am, Sergio Mendes, Natalie Morales, Rita Moreno, Tracy Morgan, Rodrigo Santoro, Jim Conroy. This year there have been a number of sequels, but while most of them have been fairly lazy and uninspired, a couple have been as good as if not better then the original. Which is why it is a little disappointing to report that this Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL – interview with festival director Malcolm Turner

by GREG KING The Melbourne International Animation Festival screens at ACMI from June 19-June 29. The festival features new animation from around the world, as well as a showcase of new animation from France. There is a showcase of highlights from the Paris production company Sacrebleu, as well as a special program of shorts from animator Chris Sullivan. There will be a special screening of The Stressful Adventures Of Boxhead And Roundhead, a new feature from New York based animator Elliot Cowan, who will also be a guest of the festival and will participate in a Q&A Continue reading

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION: THE EXHIBITION

by GREG KING The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and Los Angeles-based studio, DreamWorks Animation, are presenting the world premiere of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, the studio’s first ever large-scale international exhibition, as part of the Victorian Government’s Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. For his Movies At Dusk Program on 3WBC 94.1FM Greg spoke to Sarah Tuttle, one of the curators of the exhibition. To listen to the interview click on the link Continue reading