JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – interview with Eddie Tamir

by GREG KING The Jewish International Film Festival screens from October 27 and runs through until November 23 and will screen some 70 films over the course of the festival. This year's selection of films includes some provocative documentaries and features. The opening night film is Denial, starring Rachel Weisz. Greg spoke to festival director Eddie Tamir to learn more about this year's program. Continue reading


This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Boys In The Trees,’ ‘Masterminds,’ ’Shin Godzilla,’ ‘The Neon Demon,’ ‘Poi-E,’ ‘Cafe Society,' 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” 'Ouija: Origins Of Evil,’ and ‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’. This episode also contains an interview with Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Tom Cruise, Gal Gadot, Nicholas Verso, Toby Wallace, Mitzi Ruhlmann and Owen Tilbury (director of the Breath Of Fresh Air Film Festival). Thanks to Icon Distribution we also launch our brand new Mr. Right Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Greg Mottola Stars: Zach Galiafanakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot, Patton Oswalt, Matt Walsh, Maribeth Monroe, Kevin Dunn, Michael Liu. Not to be confused with the 2009 comedy The Joneses, which featured David Duchovny and Demi Moore as a couple fixated on the lavish lifestyle of their neighbours,  Keeping Up With The Joneses is a high concept but formulaic action comedy about spies living in a quiet suburban neighbourhood. The action comedy follows in the footsteps of such films as 2010's The Spy Next Door, which starred Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Stars: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Alessandro Nivola, Desmond Harrington, Karl Glusman. Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is no stranger to controversy. He announced himself as a filmmaker to watch with his powerful and gritty Pusher trilogy, and his prison film Bronson, starring Tom Hardy, was a pile driver of a movie. The action thriller Drive, with Ryan Gosling, was embraced by a more mainstream audience, but since then his films seem to have Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Woody Allen Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, Jeannie Berlin, Blake Lively, Parker Posey. Now 81 years old and entering his sixth decade as a filmmaker, Woody Allen is still a prolific director. Over the years his output has been a bit hit and miss, with Midnight In Paris not only his best film in the 21st century but a high point of his career. His latest film, while entertaining and enjoyable enough, is lightweight and fairly forgettable stuff and doesn't reach the heights of that Continue reading