2017 HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Lauren Lemadre

by GREG KING The 10th Human Rights Arts & Film Festival screens at ACMI from Thursday May 4 and continues through until March 18. There are lots of diverse and human  stories, great documentaries and narrative feature films that aim to engage with audience on important issues of human rights, equality, refugee issues, race, gender and indigenous issues. There are also a couple of short film packages, and several forums and art exhibitions. Greg spoke to Lauren Lemadre from HRAFF to find out more about what’s on offer for Continue reading

HANDSOME DEVIL – interview with John Butler

by GREG KING Handsome Devil is a great little gay themed coming of age tale set in an all-boys boarding school. It is semi-autobiographical, says writer/director John Butler. He speaks to Greg about making the movie, casting the characters and about influences on the character of Mr Sheedy, the sympathetic teacher played by Andrew Scott. http://www.mediafire.com/file/aoo8xoe5vnjepaa/220213_004.MP3   Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #213

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Great Wall,’ ‘T2: Trainspotting,’ ‘Silence,’ ‘The Coming War On China,’ ‘Trespass Against Us,’ ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘The Family,’ ‘Fist Fight,’  and ‘Rings’. This episode also contains interviews with Jiang Tian, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Galecki, and Jai Jamieson (Tri). Make sure you also listen to this week’s episode for your chance to win a copy of Tracey Ullman’s Show on DVD thanks to our good friends at Acorn. For you chance to win make sure you listen to Continue reading

HIDDEN FIGURES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Theodore Melfi Stars: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons, Kirtsen Dunst, Glen Powell, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Kimberly Quinn, Olek Krupa, Ken Strunk, Kurt Krause. The Help at NASA? Of all the nine films nominated for Best Film at this year’s Oscars, the inspirational and feel good true life drama Hidden Figures is also the biggest crowd pleaser and the most accessible. Based on Margot Lee Shatterly’s non-fiction book about a trio of African-American women who worked on the NASA Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #205

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick  take a look at new release films ‘Mahana,’ ‘Office Christmas Party,’  and ‘The Menkoff Method’. This episode also contains an interview with Olivia Munn, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Lee Tamahori ('Mahana'), Sam Bodhi Field (Candidate Games), Stephanie Skinner (Half), Saara Lamberg (Innuendo), Charly Harrison (Innuendo) and Addison Heath (Mondo Yakuza). 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