THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #143

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave Greg and Nick take a look at  new release films ‘The Wolf Pack,’ ‘StalkHer,’ ‘Holding The Man,‘ ‘Ricki And The Flash,’ ‘The Gift,’ and ‘She’s Funny That Way.’ This episode also contains interviews with Crystal Moselle, Meryl Streep, Mamie Gummer, Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Jennifer Aniston, Imogen Poots, Kri Stenders (Kill Me Three Times), Neil Armfield (Holding The Man) and Keith Arem (The Phoenix Incident). Also make sure you listen this week to see how you can win a copy of The Woman In Black Continue reading

GAYBY BABY – interview with Maya Newell

by GREG KING As the debate about same sex parenting and marriage equality continues to rage, Maya Newell's documentary Gayby Baby looks at the reality and not the rhetoric of the debate, and focuses on four same sex couples and their children. Newell uncovers nurturing environments in which the children face similar problems to children in traditional family units. With Gayby Baby about to hit cinemas, Greg caught up with Maya Newell to find out more about this informative and touching documentary. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/l4f5xnchq6ccs2f/200813_001.MP3 Continue reading

THE WOLFPACK

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Crystal Moselle. There has been a lot of buzz surrounding this fascinating but unusual coming of age documentary on the festival circuit since it won the grand jury prize at Sundance earlier this year. The film looks at six brothers from the Angulo family, who have basically been raised isolated from society. Along with their intellectually disabled sister, the six boys have spent most of their lives inside their 16th floor apartment in a high rise housing block on New York's lower east side. It is often hard to tell the boys Continue reading

THE MAN FROM COX’S RIVER – interview with director Russell Kilbey

by GREG KING THE MAN FROM COX'S RIVER is a fascinating documentary about the efforts to move wild horses from national parks in NSW. It is also an intimate look at Luke Carlon, an expert horseman, who was involved in the impossible and risky mission. The film was directed by Russell Kilbey, and has been playing at sold out sessions around the country. The Man From Cox's River will be screening at the Kino Cinemas on September 9 at 8.45pm as part of the 2015 Environmental Film Festival. To find out more about the film, Greg spoke to Russell Kilbey for his radio Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – reviews week 2

ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED AUGUST 16, 2015 check back daily during the festival for updates LISTEN TO ME MARLON. Film buffs will certainly appreciate this revealing and fascinating documentary in which we learn about the reclusive Hollywood star Marlon Brando, who died in 2004. In the 50s, the young Brando blazed a trail across the Broadway stages in plays like A Streetcar Named Desire, before embarking on a film career. He had charisma and a dynamic screen presence that earned him two Oscars. But he also squandered his talents in a number of Continue reading