IT COMES AT NIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Trey Edwardes Shults Stars: Joel Edgerton, Carme Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison jr, Christopher Abbott, Riley Keogh, Griffin Robert Faulkner. Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the woods comes this extremely low budget horror film from the US. It Comes At Night is not your traditional slasher/monster horror film but it is surprisingly effective and unsettling. It Comes At Night is more of a psychological thriller that develops an atmosphere of fear and suspicion and it follows nicely in the footsteps of other recent low Continue reading

THE MUMMY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alex Kurtzman Stars: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Sofia Boutella, Courtney B Vance, Marwan Kenzai. Universal has launched a brand new franchise under the umbrella of Dark Universe, in which the studio plans to remake all of those classic monster movies from their vaults, like Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman. Most of those monster movies from the 30s seem a little dated now, and the studio plans to drag them into the 21st century through CGI and modern cinema technology. The first film in this Continue reading

LIFE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Daniel Espinosa Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Ariyon Bakare, Hiroyuki Sanada, Olga Dihovichnaya. Some mad movie scientist has spliced together the DNA of Alien, John Carpenter’s The Thing and Gravity, and the result is Life, a slick claustrophobic sci-fi thriller. This extra-terrestrial creature feature is familiar stuff and ticks all the right boxes, and it fills a void and will suffice until Ridley Scott unleashes his Alien Covenant later in the year. The film is set aboard the International Space Continue reading

A CURE FOR WELLNESS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gore Verbinski Stars: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie, Ivo Nandi, Harry Groener, Adrian Schiller, Ashok Mandanna, Magnus Krenner. Visionary filmmaker Gore Verbinski has a wonderfully diverse filmography that includes the very funny slapstick nonsense of Mousehunt, the first three film in the successful Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise that was based on a Disneyland ride, the animated spaghetti western Rango, the drama The Weatherman with Nicolas Cage, the Americanised version of the Japanese horror film Ring, Continue reading

NANCY RIZK interview

by GREG KING   Australian actress Nancy Rizk is enjoying a very busy career at the moment. She is currently here in Melbourne filming She’s Not So Ordinary, a horror film based on the third novel in C A Milson’s Chosen franchise. She is set to appear in the second season of the webseries Counterplay, and will soon begin work on a new medical drama series Emergency LA, which will be filmed in Los Angeles. Greg caught up with Nancy to find out more about these projects. http://www.mediafire.com/file/b3zdl2gbj4b20bv/220227_003.MP3 Continue reading