TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL 2015

  by GREG KING. The Transitions Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing inspirational documentaries about the social and technological innovations, revolutionary ideas and trailblazing change-makers that are leading the way to a better world. The Transitions Film Festival returns to Melbourne this February, with an expanded program of world-changing documentaries. The Festival kicks off on Friday 13th February with an open air screening of Inside Out :The People's Art Project at Testing Grounds and runs until the first week of March. The program features a Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #118

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Citizen Four,’ ‘What We Did On Our Holiday,’ ‘That Sugar Film,’ ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ ‘The Interview’ and ‘Selma′ . This episode also contains interviews with Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, David Oyelowo and Hussein Khoder. Hussein drops by to tell all the budding filmmakers out there how they can have their films screened at this year’s Melbourne Underground Film Festival. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Dowload Continue reading

THAT SUGAR FILM

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Damon Gameau. Actor Damon Gameau (The Tracker, Save Your Legs, etc) turns filmmaker for this provocative documentary that looks at the unhealthy side effects of too much sugar in our daily diet. About to become a father for the first time, Gameau began to worry about the effects of sugar on his pregnant partner, actress Zoe Tuckwell-Smith, and his unborn baby. He spoke to a number of health professionals and nutritionists about sugar in the diet and its effects, and was amazed at what he learned. On learning that Continue reading

FLICKERFEST 2015 – interview with Bronwyn Kidd

by GREG KING Flickerfest celebrates 24 years. After screenings in other states and cities, Flickerfest is holding a screening at Melbourne's Kino cinemas on February 18. Greg spoke to Flickerfest director Bronwyn Kidd to find out a bit more about this screening of short films. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/fx861d7y399idci/200123_002.MP3 Continue reading

WRYMWOOD – interview with Kiah Roache-Turner

by GREG KING "We made this film virtually off the smell of an oily rag, and we had a bit of crowd funding," says writer and director Kiah Roache-Turner about his post-apocalyptic zombie horror film Wyrmwood, which has been described as a cross between Mad Max and George A Romero's Dawn Of The Dead. Shot on the smell of an oily rag, Wyrmwood is the latest exciting Australian piece of genre film making. It is the brainchild of two young filmmakers, Kiah Roache-Turner and his brother Tristan, who were heavily influenced by those two film while growing up . Despite a sense Continue reading