DRAMA – interview with Sophie Mathisen

by GREG KING. Drama is a low budget romantic comedy set in Paris, and is the debut feature from Australian writer/director and star Sophie Mathisen. It was developed as her thesis film while studying in London, and was shot in 31 days in Paris with a French and Australian crew. Greg spoke to Sophie to learn more about the film, which is now available through VOD and Fan Force screenings. http://www.mediafire.com/file/2jo3wzvz4553jts/220106_001.MP3 Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #209

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick  take a look at new release films ‘Museum Alive 3D,’ ‘The Edge Of Seventeen,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Passengers,’ and ‘Lion’. This episode also contains interviews with Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, Kieran Darcy-Smith (The Duel). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

LION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Garth Davis Stars: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawal, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, Divian Ladwa. The moving Australian-produced drama Lion is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, a young Indian boy from a poor rural family who, the age of five, became separated from his older brother Guddu in his native village and who eventually found his way home a quarter of a century later. Saroo (played by newcomer Sunny Pawal) became lost on a train that carried him 1500 miles away from home to the alien environment and the Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #207

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick  take a look at new release films ‘A United Kingdom,’ ‘Allied,’ ‘Paterson,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Gimme Danger,’ ‘Red Dog: True Blue,’ and ‘Why Him?’. This episode also contains interviews with Marion Cotillard, Robert Zemekis, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Bryan Cranston, Mark D’Angelo (Docklands Drive-In Cinema), Kristy Mathison (Gimme Danger/ACMI), Matt Johnson (Operation Avalanche), Kieran Darcy-Smith (The Duel) and George Kacevski (Remember). We also give our listeners a chance to win copies of Continue reading

RED DOG: TRUE BLUE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Kriv Stenders Stars: Levi Miller, Bryan Brown, Hanna Mangan-Lawrence, Jason Isaacs, Thomas Cocquerel, Calen Tassone, John Jarratt, Kee Chan, Jessica Clarke, Zen McGrath. Kriv Stenders' Red Dog was a feel good film that captivated Australian audiences way back in 2011. It was a genuine crowd pleaser and a tear jerker and also one of the highest grossing films of the year. It proved so popular that are sequel was probably inevitable given how the industry works. But is has taken five years to bring a sequel to the screen. Stenders Continue reading