THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #176

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity,’ ‘Courted,’ ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,’ ‘Mia Madre,’ ‘Green Room,’ ‘Bastille Day,’ and ‘Angry Birds’. This episode also contains interviews with Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Peter Dinklage, Paul Harris (St Kilda Film Festival), Richard Sowada (Essential Independents: American Cinema Now), Humberto Rosa (Invoked), Thairon Mendes (Invoked) and Milo Cawthorne (Blood Punch). Also make sure you take a listen to this week’s show Continue reading

MIA MADRE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nanni Moretti Stars: Margherita Buy, John Turturro, Giuliana Lazzarini, Beatrice Mancini, Stefano Abbati, Monica Samasia. Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti (The Son's Room, etc) has often been compared to Woody Allen, although his films are a lot darker in tone and much more personal in nature. Mia Madre is a quiet, contemplative and introspective film that explores themes of mortality, loss, family, the death of a parent, emotional connections, the clash of cultures, and the disconnect between the personal and the professional. The Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #175

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ ‘An,’ and ‘Bad Neighbours 2’. This episode also contains interviews with Zac Efron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen, Malcolm Blaylock (Human Rights Film Festival) and Cherie Currie (The Runaways). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

AN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Naomi Kawase Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Kirin Kiki, Kyara Uchida. This gentle and delicate little drama from Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2016, and is now gaining a limited theatrical release. It is a deceptively charming little film that will win audiences over. The title itself An is the Japanese word for a sweet red bean paste which is one of the key ingredients of the film. Sentaro (Masatoshi Nagase, from Jim Jarmusch's Mystery Train, etc) runs a little pancake stall on the Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #173

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Midnight Special,’ ‘Eddie The Eagle,’ ‘Marguerite,’ and ‘Pawno’. This episode also contains interviews with Michael Shannon, Adam Driver, Kirsten Dunst, Joel Edgerton, Paul Ireland (Pawno), Travis Bain (Landfall), Omrane Khuder (short film screening), Robert Englund (The Last Showing) and Darren Downs (Flats). Also make sure you are listening this week for your chance to win a The Man Who Knew Infinity  pack thanks to our good friends from Icon. The pack contains a Continue reading