THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW EPISODE #106

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Exists’, ‘Maps To The Stars,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,’ ‘Rock The Casbah,’  and ‘The Dark Horse′ . Dave and Greg also take a look at two films screening at Monsterfest this week ‘Honeymoon’ and ‘There’s Something In The Pilliga’. This episode also contains an interviews with Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Angus Sampson, Hugo Weaving, Neil Foley, Daniel Armstrong and Iqbal Barkat To listen to the show you can download it for free Continue reading

ROCK THE CASBAH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Laila Marrakchi Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Hiam Abbass, Nadine Labaki, Omar Sharif. We've seen this sort of thing before - a family patriarch dies and the family gathers to mourn and grieve. But soon the family gathering is overshadowed by family secrets, lies, arguments and disappointments that emerge and bitter resentments erupt while a few skeletons in the closet are rattled. What sets Rock The Casbah apart from others in the pack is the fact that this French-Moroccan coproduction is set in Morocco, and deals with a number of culturally Continue reading

RUSSIAN RESURRECTION FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – REVIEWS

by GREG KING The 11th Russian Resurrection Film Festival is screening around Australia throughout October and November. It screens in Melbourne at ACMI cinemas from November 13 through until November 23. There are a number of Australian premier screenings. The opening night film is the epic Vasilisa, a love story set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. There are also a number of retrospective screenings to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mosfilm Studios, including the Oscar winning Dersu Uzala and the 444 minute WWII epic Liberation. REVIEWS LAST UPDATED Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #105

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘My Old Lady’, ‘The Drop,’ ‘Let’s Be Cops,’ ‘The Mule,’  and ‘Winter Sleep′ . This episode also contains an interviews with John Oritz, Jake Johnson, Nina Dobrev and Rebecca McLean (who tells us everything we need to know a great new film initiative for indigenous Australian which can be found at www.yarnin.net). To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

WINTER SLEEP

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sozer, Demet Akbag, Nejat Ilser.   Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has almost singlehandedly revitalised the Turkish film industry. His international reputation was cemented by the acclaim lavished on his films at the Cannes Film Festival over the years. However his rigorously constructed dramas are decidedly art house in nature and of limited appeal to mainstream audiences. His previous film was the soporific police procedural Once Upon A Time In Anatolia; his latest film is Continue reading