FELONY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Matthew Saville Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, Melissa George, Sarah Roberts. One particular genre that Australian filmmakers seem to get right is the gritty crime drama - films like Animal Kingdom and the underrated and criminally ignored The Square are amongst some of the finest in the genre and mix violence with some laconic humour. The forthcoming Cut Snake is a generic noir like drama but it is also quite hard-hitting and violent. Chosen to close the recent Melbourne International Film Festival, Felony comes 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

FELONY – interview with director Matthew Saville

by GREG KING Australian director Matthew Saville's follow up to Noise is this morally ambiguous crime drama Felony, which stars Joel Edgerton (who also wrote the script) as a cop involved in a hit and run accident and the subsequent cover up. The film was chosen to close the Melbourne International Film Festival, and hits cinemas from August 28. To find out more about Felony for his Movies At Dusk program, Greg King sat down for a chat with director Matthew Saville. To listen to the interview, click on the link Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – REVIEWS

  By GREG KING. The Melbourne International Film Festival commences on July 31 with a screening of the sci-fi time travel thriller Predestination, which stars Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook, and concludes on August 17. There are some 300 features from 60 different countries screening across the two weeks of the festival. The closing night film is Felony, the new crime from Matthew Saville (Noise) and starring Joel Edgerton, Melissa George and Tom Wilkinson. Check back daily for regular updates and reviews during the festival. Last updated August 17. ALL Continue reading

AUSSIE RULES THE WORLD – interview with director Michael McIntyre

by GREG KING A great new documentary has hit the screens. In Aussie Rules The World, director Michael McIntyre follows the AFL's international ambassador Brett Kirk on a round the world journey to sell our national game internationally. The journey takes Kirk to India, South Africa and many places in between. To find out more about the film, Greg spoke to director Michael McIntyre for his Movies At Dusk program. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/jng26pogk2q0hv0/190729_002.MP3     Continue reading