JUVENILE DELINQUENTS – interview with NEIL GOSS

by GREG KING A septet of teens form a vigilante group in this drama that one critic described as “Kids meets Death Wish”. Juvenile Delinquents is the debut feature from Australian filmmaker Neil Goss. Greg had a chat with Neil about the genesis of the project, shooting in New York and working with a cast of young, largely unknown actors. http://www.mediafire.com/file/mlsfkcqjch00ra0/250717_001.MP3/file Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 68 ½ 2020 – interview with artistic director AL COSSAR.

by GREG KING This year the COVID 19 pandemic has forced many film festivals to go digital. The Melbourne International Film Festival has had to rejig its program to adapt to this new paradigm. The festival opens on Aug 5 with Kelly Reichardt’s new film First Cow. Greg speaks to artistic director Al Cossar about some of the challenges faced in putting together this year’s program, some of the films screening, and how people can access the films. http://www.mediafire.com/file/exrnqswozjxah20/250714_001.MP3/file Continue reading

A WHITE WHITE DAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Hdynur Palmason Stars: Ingmar Sigursson, Ida Mekkin Hlynsdottir Hilmir Snaer Guanason, Bjorn Ingi Hilmarsson, Elma Stefanía Ágústsdóttir, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir . We get to see very few Scandinavian films outside of film festivals in this country. The Icelandic film industry produces around 5 or 6 films a year, and several directors have gained an international reputation. Recently many major Hollywood productions, including Star Wars: Rogue One and Prometheus, have taken advantage of the country’s strikingly remote and Continue reading

CAN ART STOP A BULLET? WILLIAM KELLY’S BIG PICTURE – interview with Mark Street and Fiona Cochrane

BY GREG KING Continuing our coverage of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, which screens online between June 30 and July 15, Greg talks to filmmaker Mark Street and producer Fiona Cochrane about the documentary that follows artist and activist William Kelly. The film was shot on five continents. It explores the role of the artist in shaping the world and also looks at the link between art and activism. http://www.mediafire.com/file/2n999ulwscmy9fv/250612_003.MP3/file Continue reading

D’ART – interview with Karl von Moller

by GREG KING The 'D'art Car' has been on tour travelling all over Australia for two years after it was launched at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art Gallery in Melbourne. This documentary from filmmaker Karl von Muller looks at artist Robert Clinch and his work in painting the iconic Gogomobile, featured in the famous Yellow Pages commercial. Greg spoke to Karl and Robert about the project and how it all came about. http://www.mediafire.com/file/huk25hedc5ajgkv/250612_002.MP3/file Continue reading