INDIEVILLAGE DOCO FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Michael McIntyre

by GREG KING The inaugural Indievillage Doco Film Festival screens at Melbourne's Lido and Cameo Cinemas from December 4 through to December 6. The opening night film is Frame By Frame. Greg spoke to festival co-ordinator Michael McIntyre to find out more.   Continue reading


This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Dressmaker,’ ‘A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence,’ ‘The Last Witch Hunter,’ ‘Only The Dead', and ‘Sleeping With Other People’. This episode also contains interviews with Elijah Woods, Rose Leslie, Vin Diesel, Michael Ware (director of Only The Dead) and Eddie Tamir (Jewish International Film Festival). Also remember to enter our Monster Fest competition thanks to Monster Pictures who to celebrate the official announcement of all the Monster Fest Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Directors: Michael Ware and Bill Guttentag. The film takes its title from a quote attributed to Plato: "Only the dead have seen the end of war." And that is the perfect title for this harrowing, confronting and uncensored up close and personal look at the horrors of war from a veteran war correspondent who spent seven years in Iraq. In 2003 when the US invaded Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein and his tyrannical regime, veteran Australian journalist Michael Ware went along to cover the war for TIME magazine and CNN. The operation to oust Continue reading

ONLY THE DEAD – interview with Michael Ware

by GREG KING Only The Dead is a confronting and harrowing look at the war in Iraq from journalist Michael Ware, who spent seven years documenting the carnage and chaos of the war. Greg spoke to Michael about the film. Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Denny Tedesco. Music lovers have been well served recently with a number of superb documentaries. The prolific Alex Gibney gave us a warts and all look at the rise James Brown, the "hardest working man in show biz", and there was also the informative and insightful documentary about the tragic Amy Winehouse. There was Muscle Shoals, about the hit making recording studio in Alabama where the likes of Paul Simon, Bob Seger and even the Rolling Stones recorded some of their best works. And there was the Oscar winning Twenty Feet Continue reading