THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #97

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’, ”Wish I Was Here,’ ‘The Immigrant,’ ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue,’ ‘We Are The Best’ and ‘The Infinite Man′ . This episode also contains an interview with Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Dylan O’Brien, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Hugh Sullivan. Also make sure you take a listen to see what you need to do to win a copy of Romeo + Juliet on DVD thanks to Icon Distribution. To Continue reading

WE ARE THE BEST!

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lucas Moodyson Stars: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv Lemoyne, Charlie Falk, Johan Lijemamark, Mattias Wiberg, Jonathan Salomonsson, Alvir Strollo, Anna Rydgren, David Dencik, Ann-Sofie Rase, Peter Eriksson, Lena Carlsson. During the recent Melbourne International Film Festival I saw two coming of age films about kids putting together a punk band. The first was a coming of age drama from Mexico, called We Are Mari Pepa, which dealt with four teenage boys playing in a punk rock band. But this was a fairly disappointing film that Continue reading

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Frank Pavich. Another one for the film buffs!  Journalist Chris Gore wrote a book called The 50 Greatest Movies Never Made, a fascinating book about a number of intriguing projects that never got off the ground, pet projects from some talented directors that were consigned to development hell by the Hollywood machine. One of them was a visionary adaptation of Frank Herbert's epic sci-fi classic Dune. In the mid 70's Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky (best known for his trippy cult western El Topo and the mind bending The Continue reading

TOM AT THE FARM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Xavier Dolan Stars: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Evelyn Brochu. At the age of just 25, young French Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan (I Killed My Mother, Lawrence Anyways, etc) is a precocious and formidable talent. A former child actor he has certainly made his mark as a director, having already won numerous accolades and awards, and he has become something of a darling for the international critics. His fourth film as a director is the drama Tom At The Farm, which screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival Continue reading

ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – reviews

by GREG KING Last updated September 14. UNIVERSITY: MORE THAN FRIENDS. Ensemble romantic comedy about a group of twentysomething university students sharing a house in Rome and the complications that ensue. Carlo (Simone Riccioni) is an aspiring filmmaker who is shooting a documentary about university life for his graduation film. He shares the house with Iranian Faraz (Brice Martinet), who is studying to become an engineer; and the irresponsible Alessandro (Primo Reggiani), who is shirking his studies while trying to break into show business as a comedian. The Continue reading