ZERO MOTIVATION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Talya Lavie Stars: Dana Ivgy, Nelly Tagar, Shani Klein, Tamara Klingon. M*A*S*H meets The Office? Israeli cinema is producing some exciting films at the moment. The multi-award winning comedy Zero Motivation, which has been a huge box office success in its native country, screened at the Jewish International Film Festival in 2014, and is now gaining a limited cinema release. This deadpan black comedy is the debut feature film from Israeli director Talya Lavie, and it stamps her as an exciting new voice and a talent to watch. Many Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #135

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Far From A Madding Crowd,’ ‘Zero Motivation’ ‘Minions,’ ‘Love & Mercy,’ ‘Eden,’ and ‘Ted 2′ . This episode also contains interviews with Carey Mulligan, Sandra Bullock, Seth MacFarlane, Laurence R. Harvey (The Human Centipede III), Suumer Harris (Rites Of Passage) and Daniel De Fillippo (Rites Of Passage). Plus we launch a great new competition this week. Thanks to eOne Entertainment we have some limited edition posters from Dolph Lundgren’s new film Skin Continue reading

EDEN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mia Hansen-Love Stars: Felix de Givry, Roman Kolin ka, Hugo Conzelman, Arsinee Khanjian, Greta Gerwig, Paul Spera, Laurent Cazanave, Vincent Macaigne, Pauline Etienne, Vincent Lacoste, Arnaud Azoulay. The latest film from Mia Hansen-Love (the semi-autobiographical Goodbye, First Love, etc) is a character study that looks at the early development of garage and house dance music in Paris in the 90s, and will probably appeal more to people who love that kind of thing. I found it something of a bore. Paul (played by Felix de Givry) is a Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #134

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief,’ ‘Inside Out’ ‘The Nightingale’ and ‘Hot Pursuit′ . This episode also contains interviews with Pete Docter, Mindy Kaling, Sofia Vergara, Shahin Shafaei (Two RefUgees And A Blonde), Travis Bain (Throwback/Starspawn), Ted Matkowski (Polish Film Festival), Jack Sargeant (Revelation Film Festival) and Malcolm Turner (Melbourne Animation Film Festival). Plus we launch two great new competitions this week. First up Continue reading

POLISH FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – interview with festival director Ted Matkowski

by GREG KING Another week, another film festival. This time it is the Polish Film Festival, which screens in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide from June 12 -July 5. The festival will screen many great contemporary Polish films plus a couple of restored classics. In Melbourne the Polish Film Festival screens at the Classic Cinema in Elsternwick from June 12-21. To find out more about the 2015 program, Greg spoke to the festival director Ted Matkowski. http://www.mediafire.com/lis…/rp2pkkg9puyxczd/200526_003.MP3 Continue reading