KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Travis Knight Stars: voices of Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, Brenda Vaccaro, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. This stop motion animated action adventure comes from Laika Studios, and maintains the high standards established by their previous works like Coraline and Paranorman. Set in a mythical Japan during the era of the Samurai, the film draws upon the traditions and culture of ancient Japan, including the Kabuki theatre, origami, samurai legends and anime comics. Written by Continue reading

THE BFG

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Spielberg Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Bill Hader. Roald Dahl is an author who has an innate understanding of the inner mind of children and a great imagination that has shaped his popular children's tales like Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James And The Giant Peach, The Fantastic Mr Fox, etc. His stories have sold over 200 million copies, and many of them have been filmed. With an often mischievous sense of humour, his tales appeal to children, but Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #183

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The BFG,’ ‘The Measure Of A Man,’ ‘Central Intelligence,’ and ‘The Wait’. This episode also contains interviews with Steven Spielberg, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, John Cabrera for Melbourne WebFest, Thomas Caldwell NextGen programmer for the Melbourne International Film Festival, Jack Sargeant artistic director of the Revelation Film Festival, Emma Vestrheim about the Scandinavian Film Festival, Em Baker director of the documentary ‘Spoke’ , Jason Burrows re Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EDPISODE #182

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Independence Day: Resurgence,’ ‘Everybody Wants Some,’ ‘Mustang,’ and ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’. This episode also contains interviews with Liam Hemsworth, Richard Linklater, Ray Ramano, Queen Latifah, John Leguizamo, Keke Palmer, Nick Barkla director of documentary Inside Fighter, Margaret Pomeranz talks about the ‘Proof’ Restoration Project and Paul Anthony Nelson re the fundraising campaign to finish his film ‘Trench’. You can listen to The Good The Bad The Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #181

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Downriver,’ ‘Backtrack,’ ‘Miles Ahead,’ ‘The Wailing,’ ‘Warcraft: The Beginning,’ ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Me Before You,’  'Harry & Snowman', and ‘Mr. Right’. This episode also contains interviews with Ellen Degeneres, Andrew Stanton, Emilia Clarke, Sam Clafin, Downriver director Grant Scicluna and Malcolm Turner, director of the Melbourne International Animation Festival. Also make sure you listen to this week’s episode to see how you can win a copy of  Continue reading