LOOKING FOR GRACE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Sue Brooks Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Radha Mitchell, Odessa Young, Terry Norris, Kenya Pearson, Harry Richardson, Myles Pollard, Tasma Walton. Looking For Grace is the fifth feature film from award winning Australian filmmaker Sue Brooks (the cross cultural romance of Japanese Story, The Road To Nhill, etc). It's been six years since her last film (2009's Subdivision), and like her previous works it deals with a journey of discovery, is set in a remote location, and explores themes of loneliness, family, friendship. This quirky Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #163

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Room,’ ‘Dirty Grandpa,’  and ‘Spotlight’. This episode also contains interviews with Zac Efron, Aubrey Plaza, Julianne Hough, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, 80s pop star Limahl (Never Ending Story), Tracey Birdsall (Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter), Barbara Crampton (Road Games) and Peter Carstairs (Doritos: Crash The Superbowl). To listen to the show or can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

DIRTY GRANDPA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dan Mazer Stars: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch, Aubrey Plaza, Julianne Hough, Dermot Mulroney, Jake Picking, Michael Hudson, Jason Mantzoukas, Jeffrey Bower-Chapman, Brendan Mychol Smith, Mo Collins, Henry Zebrowski, Danny Glover. Recently we had Bad Grandpa, in which Jackass star Johnny Knoxville disguised himself as an old man and embarked on a series of pranks that startled and shocked unsuspecting onlookers. That film was tacky, but it had several laugh out loud moments. Unlike this dumb, tacky and tasteless comedy starring Continue reading

THE BIG SHORT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Adam McKay Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Finn Wittrock, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Hamish Linklater, Melissa Leo, Marisa Tomei, Jeremy Strong, Tracy Letts, Margot Robbie, Selena Gomez. There have been several films recently that have looked at the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 that have tried to examine the causes and apportion blame for the financial irregularities and fraudulent banking practices. We had Charles Ferguson's excellent Oscar winning documentary Inside Job; we had J C Chandor's gripping Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #161

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Big Short,’ ‘The 5th Wave,’ ‘Goosebumps,’ ‘Carol,’ and ‘Sucker’. This episode also contains interviews with Steve Carrell, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Alex Roe, Maika Monroe, Jack Black, Slappy, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, John Luc, Michael Shanks (‘The Wizards of Aus’) and Louise Malcolm (Gasworks Backyard Cinema). To listen to the show or can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading