INNER DEMON – interview with Ursula Dabrowsky

by GREG KING Inner Demon is the new film from South Australian filmmaker Ursula Dabrowsky. It is the second film in her so-called Demon Trilogy. Greg spoke to Ursula about her love of horror films and some of the challenges of making this low budget horror thriller, which was released on DVD by Deadhouse on November 19. Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Christopher Landon Stars: Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman, Halston Sage, Lukas Gage, Niki Koss, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Hiram A Murray, Blake Anderson. Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse is an offbeat mix of zombie horror and juvenile humour that could best be described as The Walking Dead meets American Pie. Initially I had low expectations for this film, as the trailer made it seem like a low budget B-grade horror film and a throwback to 80s cinema and the early days of Peter 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 ‘Mistress America,’ ‘Freeheld,’ ‘Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse,’ ‘The Green Inferno,’ ‘Man Up,’ and ‘The Assassin’. This episode also contains interviews with Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page, Julianne Moore, Tye Sheridan, Sarah Dumont, Goran Spoljaric (The Priest), Neil Foley (Monster Fest), Owen Tilbury (BOFA), Nicholas Maksymow (Russian Resurrection Film Festival), Joe Bauer (Australiens) and Rita Artmann (Australiens). Also  take a listen as the boys launch a Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gregory Plotkin Stars: Chris J Murray, Dan Gill, Ivy George, Brit Shaw, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Jessica Brown, Michael Krawic, Chloe Csengery, Don McManus. The original Paranormal Activity film in 2006 used the found footage aesthetic effectively. It was shot on the smell of an oily rag with a cast of unknown actors, but grossed over $100million at the box office, making it wildly profitable and spawning several sequels. Although the low rent aesthetic and the formula remained the same, the budgets increased significantly and the effects Continue reading

MONSTERFEST 2015 – interview with Neil Foley

by GREG KING Monsterfest screens at the Lido cinemas in Hawthorn from November 26. The opening night screening is Scare Campaign, the new film from Cameron and Colin Cairns, and the closing night film is Knock Knock, Eli Roth's take on the home invasiona thriller starring Keanu Reeves. Guests at this year's Monsterfest include Dee Wallace (The Howling, Cujo, ET, etc), Fred Williamson a staple of blaxploitation cinema of the 70s, and Butch Patrick from The Munsters. To find out more about this year's Monsterfest lineup Greg spoke to the festival director Neil Continue reading