PREDESTINATION

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Michael and Peter Spierig Stars: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor, Christopher Kirby. I came, I watched, I left scratching my head. Predestination is a mind bending time travel sci-fi drama that raises a lot of questions but struggles to provide adequate answers. It's one of those puzzling and complex films that almost demands to be seen twice in order to assemble the pieces of the puzzle, a bit like Inception, etc. Predestination is the third film from local twin filmmaking brothers Peter and Michael Spierig, who obviously have Continue reading

MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Woody Allen Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Simon McBurney, Jackie Weaver, Marcia Gay Hardin, Hamish Linklater, Eileen Atkins. Woody Allen is certainly very prolific, and he shows no signs of slowing down as he keeps churning out his eccentric little romantic comedies at the pace of one per year. His recent forays away from his beloved Manhattan and into Europe seem to have briefly re-energised him and given him a fresh outlook. Midnight In Paris was one of his best films for quite some time. By comparison with that and his recent Blue Continue reading

GIRLS ON FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Karen Pickering

by GREG KING The inaugural Girls On Film Festival will be held in Melbourne 12-14 September, 2014 at Northcote Town Hall. Held over a three days at the Northcote Town Hall, there’ll be a festival club, special appearances, music, food and drinks, and lots of feminist fun as we celebrate Girls On Film  Girls On Film Festival is a live mixtape of feminism, film and lively discussion creating an inclusive party atmosphere for feminist filmgoers who want to see women and girls in powerful, positive stories on screen. Films screening during the three day festival include Continue reading

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – interview with Livia Cullen

by GREG KING The Environmental Film Festival screens at Kino Cinemas from September 4 through until September 12. To find out more about this year's program and some of the highlights from the Festival, Greg King spoke to Livia Cullen, the Associate Director of the Environmental Film Festival. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/7lk21ulguybte88/190813_002.MP3   Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #94

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared’, ”Felony,’ ‘Locke,’ Magic In The Moonlight’ and ‘Predestination′. This episode also contains an interview with Matthew Saville. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here Continue reading