TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL 2015

  by GREG KING. The Transitions Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing inspirational documentaries about the social and technological innovations, revolutionary ideas and trailblazing change-makers that are leading the way to a better world. The Transitions Film Festival returns to Melbourne this February, with an expanded program of world-changing documentaries. The Festival kicks off on Friday 13th February with an open air screening of Inside Out :The People's Art Project at Testing Grounds and runs until the first week of March. The program features a Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #118

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Citizen Four,’ ‘What We Did On Our Holiday,’ ‘That Sugar Film,’ ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ ‘The Interview’ and ‘Selma′ . This episode also contains interviews with Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, David Oyelowo and Hussein Khoder. Hussein drops by to tell all the budding filmmakers out there how they can have their films screened at this year’s Melbourne Underground Film Festival. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Dowload Continue reading

CITIZENFOUR

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Laura Poitras. This documentary is a sort of Pentagon Papers for the digital age. In 2013 filmmaker Laura Poitras received some encrypted emails from an anonymous source calling himself "citizenfour". He claimed to have evidence of illegal surveillance operations carried out by the National Security Agency, in conjunction with intelligence agencies from other countries, spying on citizens in the name of national security. He claimed to have proof that the NSA was spying on the leaders of other supposedly friendly countries, Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #116

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Mortdecai’, ‘The Theory Of Everything,’ ‘Foxcatcher,’ ‘Night Will Fall,’ ‘Still Alice’ and ‘Wyrmwood′ . This episode also contains interviews with Johnny Depp, Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Kiah Roache-Turner and Tristan Roache-Turner. Make sure you also listen this week to see how you can win a double pass to see the new Oscar nominated film Still Alice. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

NIGHT WILL FALL

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Andre Singer. What a powerful, moving but grim film to start the day with! When the allied troops liberated the concentration camps in 1945 Allied soldiers, who had been specially trained as cameramen, filmed the stark conditions as a record of the atrocities committed by the Nazis. They captured some horrific and deeply disturbing images of malnourished and emaciated bodies, mass graves, the sick and elderly who had almost given up hope, and survivors who were too listless and weak to move. And the soldiers talked about Continue reading