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

HALF – interview with writer Stephanie Skinner

by GREG KING The short film Half is screening at QV on Friday December 9 as part of the Made In Melbourne Film Festival. The film is a very personal one for writer Stephanie Skinner and her family.  Half was developed as part of the First Nations Script to Screen Initiative to give voice to the under-represented indigenous filmic presence in the Kulin Nation. Greg spoke to Stephanie about the film. http://www.mediafire.com/file/215z2141terncun/211118_002.MP3   Continue reading