THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #173

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Midnight Special,’ ‘Eddie The Eagle,’ ‘Marguerite,’ and ‘Pawno’. This episode also contains interviews with Michael Shannon, Adam Driver, Kirsten Dunst, Joel Edgerton, Paul Ireland (Pawno), Travis Bain (Landfall), Omrane Khuder (short film screening), Robert Englund (The Last Showing) and Darren Downs (Flats). Also make sure you are listening this week for your chance to win a The Man Who Knew Infinity  pack thanks to our good friends from Icon. The pack contains a Continue reading

MARGUERITE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Xavier Giannoli Stars: Catherine Frot, Andre Marcon, Denis Mpunga, Michel Fau, Sylvain Dieuaide, Christa Theret, Aubert Fenoy, Theo Cholbi. Occasionally there are times when we get two films released dealing with similar themes or plot lines - we've had two Die Hard in the White House clones with Olympus Has Fallen and White House Down, two volcano films with Dante's Peak and Volcano and two giant asteroids heading for Earth with Mimi Leder's Deep Impact and Michael Bay's Armageddon. And now we get two films inspired by the life of Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #172

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Boss,’ ‘Wide Open Sky,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Rams,’ ‘Where To Invade Next,’ ‘The Hunstman: Winter’s War,’ and ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’. This episode also contains interviews with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Scarlett Johansson, Neel Sethi , Idris Elba, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Lisa Nicol, Mark Coles Smith (Airlock), Paul Ireland (Pawno), Genevieve Kelly (Spanish Film Festival) and Richard Lowenstein/Lynn-Maree Continue reading

RAMS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Grimur Hakonarson Stars: Sigurour Sigurjonsson, Theodor Julisson, Charlotte Boving. We don't get to see many films from Iceland in our local cinemas here, which makes Rams something of a rarity. Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at Cannes in 2015, Rams is sparse, minimalist film making that gives us insights into a little known culture and way of life that is slowly dying. Although it explores some universal themes such as conflict, family, loneliness, and community, this slow moving drama may not be to everybody's tastes. Set in an Continue reading

MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL 2016 REVIEWS

ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING UPDATED APRIL 23 2016. REMEMBERING THE MAN. Timothy Conigrave's memoir Holding The Man, published posthumously in 1994, is one of the touchstones of queer culture here in Australia. Widely regarded as a seminal novel about being gay, love and life in the time of AIDS, the novel was a poignant story about his long time love for John Caleo. The pair first met when they were schoolboys at the prestigious Xavier College in Melbourne in the 1970s and began a relationship that lasted some sixteen years. The story about a pair of star crossed lovers Continue reading