LIVING IS EASY WITH EYES CLOSED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Trueba Stars: Javier Camara, Francesc Colomer, Natalia Molina. The crowd pleasing Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed was a big winner at Spain’s Goya Awards, and it’s easy to see why. Chosen as the opening night film for the 2014 Spanish Film Festival, this is a charming, enjoyable and feel good road trip comedy which takes its title from the opening lyric of the Beatles’ song Strawberry Fields Forever. Loosely based on a true story, the film is set in 1966. Spain is abuzz with excitement because John Lennon has come to the region of Continue reading

BREATH OF FRESH AIR FILM FESTIVAL 2014

by GREG KING Tasmania’s Breath Of Fresh Air Film Festival recognises that screen-based stories are shared through countless ways, both fiction and non-fiction, from cinema and TV to the Internet and beyond. It's ethos is to screen fresh, innovative screen based stories to "inspire people to make changes personally, locally or globally" At BOFA you will see the world’s best screen-based stories, created by innovative filmmakers and digital artists, each with their own fresh perspective. As usual, BOFA screens a range of feature films btoh from Australia and Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #102

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Hector And The Search For Happiness’, ‘Living Is Easy (With Eyes Closed),’ ‘Whiplash,’ ‘This Is Where I Leave You,’  and ‘Fury′ . This episode also contains an interview with Simon Pegg, J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller, Jason Bateman, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, David Ayers and Bec Dakin (who has some very exciting news about how all the listeners can be part of new Australian film called the Tasmanian Babes Fiasco). Also don’t forget that it’s not to late to the win Continue reading

FORCE MAJEURE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ruben Ostlund Stars: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergen, Vincent Wettergen, Kristofer Hivju, Fanni Metelius, Jakob Granqvist, Brady Corbet. Sweden's nomination for the 2015 Foreign Language film Oscar is this droll observational comedy that explores themes of masculinity in today's society, marriage, and family. A seemingly happy Swedish family are holidaying in the Alps, enjoying the skiing and their five star accommodation. They appear to be the perfect family and the opening scenes show them happy, playing and Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #101

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Son Of A Gun’, ”John Doe: Vigilante,’ ‘Force Majeure,’ ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones,’ ‘Before I Go To Sleep’ and ‘Tammy′ . This episode also contains an interview with Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Rowan Joffe, Melissa McCarthy, Force Majeure director Ruben Ostlund and Benny from The Axis Of Awesome. The boys also give you a chance to win double passes to see Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike’s new movie Hector And The Search For Happiness so make sure you listen to see how they Continue reading