BELLE AND SEBASTIAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nicholas Vanier Stars: Felix Bossuet, Tcheky Karyo, Dimitri Storoge, Andreas Pietschmann, Margaux Chatelier, Urbain Cancelier, Mehdi, Paloma Palma, Jan Oliver Schroeder, Tom Sommerlatte, Karine Androver, Loic Varraut. I didn't quite know what to expect from this film apart from the fact that it was another tale of boy and his dog. But Belle And Sebastian proves to be so much more. There are a number of subplots woven through out the story, but director Nicholas Vanier (The Last Trapper, etc) manages to tie them all up neatly and Continue reading

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dean Deblois Stars: voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Djimon Hounsou, Craig Ferguson, Kristin Wiig, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T J Miller, Kit Harrington. Dreamworks has certainly established itself as one of the powerhouses in the animation field over the past twenty years, and now they even rival the mighty Pixar studios with their successful franchises like Shrek and the Madagascar series. And they seem to have another successful franchise on their hands now with the How To Train Your Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #85

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave,  Nick and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Rio 2’, ‘Penguins 3D’, ‘The Last Impresario,’ ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction,’ ‘The Volcano,’ Yves Saint Laurent’ and ‘Tinker Bell And The Pirate Fairy’. This episode also contains interviews with Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Mark Wahlberg and Tom Hiddleston. Also listen for your chance to win a copy of 12 Years A Slave on DVD thanks to Icon Distribution. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download Continue reading

RIO 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Carlos Saldanha Stars voices of: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Andy Garcia, Leslie Mann, Miguel Ferrer, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenowith, Jake T Austin, Jamie Foxx, Pierce Gagnon, George Lopez, Bruno Mars, will.i.am, Sergio Mendes, Natalie Morales, Rita Moreno, Tracy Morgan, Rodrigo Santoro, Jim Conroy. This year there have been a number of sequels, but while most of them have been fairly lazy and uninspired, a couple have been as good as if not better then the original. Which is why it is a little disappointing to report that this Continue reading

LITTLE BIG SHOTS FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – interview with festival director Ben Laden

by GREG KING Little Big Shots is turning 10 years old and to celebrate they are offering an amazing line up of award winning shorts (from 30 countries) made for kids, about kids and some even produced by kids. Some flicks have never been seen before and promise to pump up the wow factor for kids and adults of all ages. The Little Big Shots Film Festival now stands as Australia’s only major stand-alone kids’ film festival - a niche Australian event. With its focus on short films for kids plus plenty of competitions and opportunities for involvement, Little Big Shots Continue reading