SILENCE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Martin Scorsese Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Ciaran Hinds, Issei Ogata, Yosuke Kubozuka, Tadanobu Asano, Yoshi Oida. The Passion Of Scorsese? Religion and questions of faith, belief, sin, redemption and the human condition have been consistent themes in the films of Oscar winning director Martin Scorsese, particularly in his The Last Temptation Of Christ and his Kundun. And those themes are again front and centre in his latest film Silence, which is something of a passion project for Scorsese. The film is Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #212

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Fences,’ ‘Tori Erdmann,’ ‘A Street Cat Named Bob,’  and ‘Fifty Shades Darker’. This episode also contains interviews with Denzel Washington, Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, James Hewison (ACMI), Richard Bates Jnr (Trash Fire) and John Pilger (The Coming War On China). 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

TONI ERDMANN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Maren Ade Stars: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Huller, Michael Wittenborn. This offbeat and decidedly oddball absurdist German comedy about the dysfunctional relationship between a father and his workaholic daughter has been a hit on the festival circuit and is a clear favourite to collect an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Winifried Conradi (veteran Austrian actor Peter Simonischek) is a dishevelled, divorced, sixty something former music teacher with a generous nature, a big heart and a love for practical jokes. But his Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #210

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick  take a look at new release films ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,’ ‘Perfect Strangers,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Live By Night,’ and ‘Split’. This episode also contains interviews with Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, M. Night Shyamalan, James McAvoy, Sophie Mathison (Drama) and Steve Bastoni (Peninsula Short Film Festival). Also make sure you listen to this week’s show as we have a very special Blood Father pack to giveaway thanks to our friends at Icon Entertainment. The pack contains a copy of Blood Continue reading

LION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Garth Davis Stars: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawal, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, Divian Ladwa. The moving Australian-produced drama Lion is based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, a young Indian boy from a poor rural family who, the age of five, became separated from his older brother Guddu in his native village and who eventually found his way home a quarter of a century later. Saroo (played by newcomer Sunny Pawal) became lost on a train that carried him 1500 miles away from home to the alien environment and the Continue reading