THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #93

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘20,000 Days On Earth’, ”Metal Down Under,’ ‘The Inbetweeners 2,’ James Cameron’s Deep SeaChallenge 3D’ and ‘Freedom′. This episode also contains interviews with Nick Cave, John Garvin, Nick Calpakdjian, Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and Joe Thomas. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here Continue reading

DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Directors: Andrew Wight, John Bruno, Ray Quint. Filmmaker James Cameron embarks on his own personal voyage to the bottom of the sea in this documentary that records his 2012 dive to the Challenger Deep, some 36,000 feet below sea level. But Deepsea Challenge is also something of a vanity project for the director who has given us some of the most commercially successful films of all time with Titanic and Avatar, and as usual suffers from his bloated vision and sense of excess. Many people erroneously believe that Cameron's obsession in Continue reading

20,000 DAYS ON EARTH

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Directors: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard. 20,000 Days On Earth documents a fictitious day in the life of one Nick Cave, of Australia's most iconic creative artists and one of the darlings of the alternative rock scene for over three decades. Directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard take an unusual approach with this informative and entertaining look at singer Nick Cave and his musical journey over the past thirty years. Instead of the usual documentary format though, Forsyth and Pollard give us something of a hybrid that follows Cave Continue reading

DEEPSEA CHALLENGE – interview with John Garvin

by GREG KING Deepsea Challenge is 3D documentary chronicling filmmaker James Cameron's diving expeditions in his purpose built submersible. Cameron (whose films Titanic and Avatar grossed over $1 billion at the box office) journeys to the bottom of the Marianas Trench, a journey of historic proportions and risk. For his Movies At Dusk program, Greg King spoke to safety officer and diving instructor John Garvin about some of the challenges in making the documentary. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/x406o88wrcrtnra/190803_001.MP3   Deepsea Challenge Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – REVIEWS

  By GREG KING. The Melbourne International Film Festival commences on July 31 with a screening of the sci-fi time travel thriller Predestination, which stars Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook, and concludes on August 17. There are some 300 features from 60 different countries screening across the two weeks of the festival. The closing night film is Felony, the new crime from Matthew Saville (Noise) and starring Joel Edgerton, Melissa George and Tom Wilkinson. Check back daily for regular updates and reviews during the festival. Last updated August 17. ALL Continue reading