MOONLIGHT CINEMA 2015/2016 – interview with Lisa West

by GREG KING Summer is upon us, and so is a new season of Moonlight Cinema, which kicks off here in Melbourne on December 3, with lots of great films screened at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The season opens with Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, and there are lots of classic films like Dirty Dancing and Grease, as well as advance screenings of some great new films like Suffragette, the remake of Point Break, and David O Russell's Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence. To find out more about this year's program Greg spoke to Lisa Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stuart Beattie Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Aden Young, Miranda Otto, Yvonne Strahovski, Jai Courtney. Mary Shelley would probably be spinning in her grave if she could see what filmmaker Stuart Beattie and graphic novelist Kevin Grevioux have done to her most famous creation in this dreadful, special effects heavy fantasy. Beattie and Grevioux have reimagined Shelley's misunderstood monster from literature as an action hero battling demons in a battle to save mankind from destruction. A brief backstory tells us that Frankenstein's Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jon Hewitt Stars: Belind McClory, John Brumpton, Frank Magree, Peter Docker, Anthea Davis, Neil Pigot, Daniel Richardson, James Young, Robert Morgan, Daniel Wyllie, Chris Hatzis, Ray Mooney. A deliberately discordant and jarring opening credit sequence suggests that we are back in Seven territory. And even though there is a vicious serial killer running around in the background of this nasty, ultra low budget crime thriller shot in Melbourne, writer/director Jon Hewitt has a completely different agenda in mind. Redball is a head Continue reading