UNDER THE SHADOW

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Babak Anvari Stars: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi. We don't see many horror films from Iran, as their cinema is mainly centred around domestic dramas and social realism that subtly critique the repressive regime and its patriarchal nature and religious zealotry. Last year we had the low budget A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, a low key and understated horror film that eschewed splashy, big budget special effects and buckets of gore. It was also shot in black and white, which added to its unsettling mood and Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #154

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Spectre,’ ‘The Crow’s Egg,’ ‘5 To 7,’ 99 Homes,’ ‘Secret In Their Eyes,’ ‘Now Add Honey’ and ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’. This episode also contains interviews with Daniel Craig, Monica Bellucci, Lea Seydoux, Andrew Garfield, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth Dave Jackson (Cat Sick Blues), Dee Wallace (Monster Fest), Ivan Malekin (Made In Melbourne Film Festival), Cameron Cairnes (Scare Campaign), Colin Cairnes Continue reading

INNER DEMON – interview with Ursula Dabrowsky

by GREG KING Inner Demon is the new film from South Australian filmmaker Ursula Dabrowsky. It is the second film in her so-called Demon Trilogy. Greg spoke to Ursula about her love of horror films and some of the challenges of making this low budget horror thriller, which was released on DVD by Deadhouse on November 19. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/m56kxqm9t9kihqh/201103_001.MP3 Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #150

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Crimson Peak,’ ‘Legend,’ ‘The Walk,’ ‘UnIndian,’  and ‘Learning To Drive’. This episode also contains interviews with Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Emily Browning, Brian Helgleland, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon and Anupam Sharma. Also make sure you are listening this week as the boys launch their brand new competition thanks to our friends at eOne Entertainment. Simply listen to this week’s episode of The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Continue reading

UMRIKA – interview with Tony Revolori

by GREG KING Tony Revolori is probably best known for his breakthrough role as the bellboy in Wes Anderson's quirky The Grand Budapest Hotel. He was recently seen in Dope, the hip hop coming of age movie. And now he is one of the stars of Prashad Nair's delightful film Umrika. Greg spoke to Tony about his films and his career. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/l7137h0du1u4mv3/200824_001.MP3     Continue reading