LOVE MARRIAGE IN KABUL – interview with director Amin Palangi

by GREG KING Mahboba Rawi is a strong-willed Afghan-Australian woman who has dedicated her life to help orphans in Afghanistan. She is the founder of Mahboba’s Promise and a mother figure for thousands of orphans and widows currently supported by her programs. Abdul, one of these orphans, is in love with Fatemeh, the girl next door. The two have been exchanging romantic letters for almost a year and hope to marry each other one day. But Fatemeh’s father has other plans – he has decided to marry her off to anyone who can offer a large sum of money as her dowry. Continue reading

THE CASE AGAINST 8

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Directors: Ryan White and Ben Cotner. 2008 was a momentous year for America. Barack Obama became the first black President, and California legalised same sex marriage. Some 18000 couples tied the knot. A few months later a coalition of conservatives were arguing that marriage should only be recognised between a man and a woman, and they were the driving force behind Proposition 8, a bill that effectively outlawed same sex marriages. This set the scene for an almighty legal stoush to overturn Proposition 8. A team of legal experts Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #100

This week marks a milestone for the boys! Yes, we have hit Episode #100!!! This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Case Against 8’, ”Obvious Child,’ ‘Tusk,’ ‘Siddharth’ and ‘The Judge′ . This episode also contains an interview with Robert Downey Jnr, Susan Downey, Billy Bob Thornton and Vera Farmiga. To celebrate 100 Shows the boys also take a look at what they believe are the best films of the last decade as the Self Indulgent List makes its long awaited return. To listen to the show you can Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #99

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Annabelle’, ”Advanced Style,’ ‘Dracula Untold, and ‘Gone Girl′ . This episode also contains an interview with Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Jesse Thomas Cook. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here Continue reading

ADVANCED STYLE

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Lina Plioplyte. Most fashion documentaries are of limited appeal to a general paying audience. But there have been a number of fascinating fashion documentaries, among them The September Issue, which was an insightful look at Anna Wintour, the powerful, cold and enigmatic editor of Vogue, and the delightful Bill Cunningham New York, about the genial and elderly photographer who rode around New York on his bicycle taking candid shots and attending some of the most glittering opening nights. But unfortunately, Advanced Style is Continue reading