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

21st GREEK FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Penny Kyrioanou

by GREG KING The 21st Greek Film Festival screens a diverse range of contemporary Greek documentaries, dramas, comedies and short films. The festival screens at Palace Cinemas around the country from October 15 to November 2. The opening night film is the drama Little England from director Pantelis Voulgaris. The star of the film Andreas Constantinou and the producer Ioannis Iakovides will be attending the opening night screenings and participating in Q&A sessions about the film. The closing night film is the drama Promakos, a fictional drama about the removal Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #100

This week marks a milestone for the boys! Yes, we have hit Episode #100!!! This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Case Against 8’, ”Obvious Child,’ ‘Tusk,’ ‘Siddharth’ and ‘The Judge′ . This episode also contains an interview with Robert Downey Jnr, Susan Downey, Billy Bob Thornton and Vera Farmiga. To celebrate 100 Shows the boys also take a look at what they believe are the best films of the last decade as the Self Indulgent List makes its long awaited return. To listen to the show you can Continue reading

SIDDHARTH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Richie Mehta Stars: Rajesh Tailang, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Irfan Khan, Anurag Arora, Shobha Sharma Jassi. A grim, emotionally wrought tale about a father's desperate and harrowing search for his missing son Siddharth is certainly a welcome change from the usual Bollywood style of filmmaking with its colourful dance sequences and musical numbers and inordinate running time. This moving drama offers some insights into life in contemporary India and gives audiences a taste of an exotic culture beyond our understanding or Continue reading