MY MISTRESS – interview with director Stephen Lance

by GREG KING MY MISTRESS - interview with director Stephen Lance "It's not just 50 Shades Of Grey, it's not a titillating skin flick about S&M," says writer/director Stephen Lance about his debut feature film My Mistress. "But it didn't hurt to have 50 Shades Of Grey come out." Lance's film is a semi-autobiographical coming of age tale about Charlie Boyd (played by rising young Auatralian actor Harrison Gilbertson) a teenage boy grieving over the suicide of his father who begins a dangerous obsession with Maggie (played by French actress Emmanuelle Beart), a Continue reading

FOR NO GOOD REASON

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Charlie Paul. Iconic artist and cartoonist Ralph Steadman may not exactly be a household name, but chances are you have seen samples of his distinctive work. Over the course of several decades, Steadman has produced an astonishing body of work. He has always had a bit of an anti-authoritarian streak and much of his work was savagely critiquing the modern world. Although he had worked in London during much of the swinging sixties, he found a whole new level of notoriety when he went to America. Steadman's ink splattered Continue reading

KILL THE MESSENGER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Michael Cuesta Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie De Witt, Oliver Platt, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia, Richard Jenkins, Michael Sheen, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Robert Patrick, Barry Pepper. In the 1980s the Reagan administration waged a covert war on drugs. But it was a war that created some strange bedfellows. At the same time, the CIA was apparently helping drug dealers smuggle crack cocaine into the urban ghettoes of Los Angeles and other American cities, and using the funds to help prop up the Contra rebels fighting in Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #103

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Kill The Messenger’, ‘Pride,’ ‘John Wick,’ ‘The Best Of Me,’ ‘The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet’  and ‘For No Good Reason′ . This episode also contains an interview with Liano Liberato. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T S SPIVET

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Stars: Kyle Catlett, Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Callum Keith Rennie, Niamh Wilson, Dominique Pinon, Richard Jutras, Jakob Davies. Tecumseh Sparrow Spivet is something of a mouthful of a name. But then again T S Spivet (played by newcomer Kyle Catlett) is not your normal 10 year old boy. A precocious genius from a rather unusual and eccentric family that live on a farm in the American midwest, T S has an interest in cartography and inventing things. His father (Callum Keith Rennie) wanted to be a cowboy, but was Continue reading