SPEAR – interview with director Stephen Page

by GREG KING Stephen Page is the long time director of the Bangarra Dance Company. He has made his feature film directorial debut with Spear, a film adaptation of a dance work performed on stage by the company. Greg spoke to Stephen about bringing the performance piece to the screen. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/r35ir1jfe7z2idj/210124_002.MP3 Continue reading

ANOMALISA

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson Stars: voices of David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan. Anomalisa is the latest film from the pen of Charlie Kaufman (best known for the quirky Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, etc), who has a singular and individual voice. His new film touches on a few themes like loneliness, that search for a human connection, depression and a hapless protagonist embarking on a dark journey through his troubled soul that are familiar to much of his work. Kaufman's script deals Continue reading

SCOT’S DAY OUT BENDIGO & SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Chris Earl

by GREG KING On February 11 and 12, Bendigo screens the Australian premiere of highlights from the Edinburgh Short Film Festival with a program of ten short films especially curated by ESFF director Paul Bruce. The partnership between ESFF and SDO will premiere a range of films, from comedy and drama to modern Scottish music and documentaries. The diversity in genres is a celebration of the wonderful creativity of the filmmakers. The screenings are happening as part of Bendigo's Scot's Day Out weekend. Greg spoke with SDO director Chris Earl to learn Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #164

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Steve Jobs,’  and ‘The Choice’. This episode also contains interviews with David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Nicholas Sparks, Tom Welling, and Steve Bastoni (Peninsula Short Film Festival). Also listen for your chance to win a copy of Sinister 2 on DVD thanks to our good friends from eOne Entertainment. Listen for the question that Dave G asks and then private message us the answer on Continue reading

THE COMMITMENTS – interview with Martin Lynch re special screening at QV outdoor cinema

by GREG KING On February 19, QV Outdoor Cinema is holding a special screening of the classic film The Commitments. The film was chosen by Martin Lynch, Teeling Whiskey Company's Asia-Pacific Brand ambassador and also Dublin culture and film buff. Greg spoke to Martin to find out why he chose this film and how it brings to life the music, artists and poets that make up the beating heart of Ireland. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/h18stvt75cj1a01/210119_001.MP3 Continue reading