SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – interview

by GREG KING The 20th Spanish Film Festival screens at Palace Cinemas across the country throughout April and May. In Melbourne, the festival launches at the Astor Cinema on Thursday April 20 with a screening of Paco Leon's comedy Kiki, Love To Love, and closes with a screening of The Trip To Spain, starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. Greg spoke to festival director Paulette to find out more about what’s on offer in this year’s line-up of films. http://www.mediafire.com/file/qx31myqvuh4fmwc/220331_001.MP3 Continue reading

YOUNG AT HEART FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – interview with Lynette Curran

by GREG KING Now in its 12th year, the Young At Heart Film Festival screens a curated program of films especially for a more mature and older audience. This is the only film festival of its kind in the world, and it screens at Palace Cinemas across Australia throughout April. The festival screens some classic films like The Lion In Winter, starring Katherine Hepburn in her Oscar-winning performance, Peter O’Toole and Anthony Hopkins, and a restored print of The Tales Of Hoffmann. There is also a restored print of Carol Reed’s classic noir thriller The Third Man. Continue reading

SETTING SUN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – interview with Anna Bourozikas

by GREG KING 2017 sees the fourth Setting Sun Short Film Festival. This is the largest short film festival in  the west and this year promises to be the biggest year yet in the festival's short history. It is a filmmakers’ film festival and provides Maribyrnong and the western suburbs with its own short film festival. It promotes the large film making community living in Melbourne’s western suburbs and recognises excellence in the craft of film making. There are three main categories for films to be entered: western suburbs: comprising the bulk of awards to be given Continue reading

THE SPACE BETWEEN US

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Chelsom Stars: Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino, BD Wong, Janet Montgomery, Colin Egglesfield, Peter Chelsom. The kid who fell to Earth? In 2018 a small group of astronauts head off to live on Mars in an experimental colony known as East Texas. This space mission is the brainchild of Nathaniel Shepherd (Gary Oldman), a billionaire entrepreneur clearly modelled on Richard Branson, who is the CEO of Genesis Space Technologies. But unknown to the mission organisers until it is too late, Sarah Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #215

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘David Stratton: A Cinematic Life,’ ‘The Salesman,’ ‘A Few Less Men,’ and ‘Kong: Skull Island’. This episode also contains interviews with Tom Hiddleston, David Stratton, Xavier Samuel and Philippe Patel (2017 Alliance French Film Festival). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading