Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Brad Anderson Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, David Thewlis, Michael Caine, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Flemyng, Sinead Cusack, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Edmund Kingsley, Guillaume Delaunay. The inmates have taken over the asylum in this dark and disturbing thriller based on The System Of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, a short story written by Edgar Allen Poe, a past master of the macabre, in 1844. The story was previously told in the little seen 2005 film Lunacy from Czech director Jan Svankmajer. Despite a strong cast Continue reading


by GREG KING. Monsterfest hits the cinema Nova on November 20, with an impressive line up of almost forty horror films from here and overseas. There are lots of special guests, including Ashley C Williams, the star of The Human Centipede; Bill Moseley from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2; Canada's twisted twin sisters Jen and Sylvia Soska, who have two films in the festival this year; and Lloyd Kaufman, the legendary head of Troma Studios. The opening night film is Charlie's Farm, a slasher film from Queensland filmmaker Chris Sun. There are also five days of master Continue reading

THE EDITOR – interview with Matthew Kennedy and Conor Sweeney

by GREG KING As part of our Monsterfest coverage, Greg spoke to Matthew Kennedy, the writer, director and star of The Editor, and his Astron 6 collaborator and co-star Conor Sweeney. Continue reading

SEE NO EVIL 2 – interview with Jen and Sylvia Soska

by GREG KING As part of our Monsterfest coverage, Greg spoke to Jen and Sylvia Soska (the twisted twins) about their film See No Evil 2, and their T is for Torture Porn segment in The ABCs Of Death 2, both of which are screening during Monsterfest. Continue reading


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