WHITELEY – interview with James Bogle

by GREG KING Brett Whiteley is one of Australia’s most revered and probably controversial artists, known for his expressionistic approach. It is 25 years since he died, which gives the documentary a special relevance. Whiteley is a new documentary that gives us plenty of insight into his life, his work and legacy. Greg speaks to director James Bogle about the film. http://www.mediafire.com/file/7758jzvh4y205zh/220405_001.MP3 Continue reading

WASSIM HAWAT INTERVIEW

by GREG KING In just a few short years, Australian actor Wassim Hawat has been very busy. He has appeared on tv in Home And Away and Here Come The Habibs, and has had small roles in films like Alex Proyas’ Gods Of Egypt. Wassim has several projects in the works including the blaxploitation film Old School Gangstas, to be directed by Fred Williamson, and featuring Jim Brown, Richard Forster and Pam Grier. He is also going to be appearing in the revenge thriller Out For Vengeance, currently shooting in Europe, and the sci-fi thriller The Last Immortal. Wassim took time Continue reading

WHY HIM?

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Hamburg Stars: Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key, Cedric The Entertainer, Adam Devine This rather laboured, uneven and unfunny comedy about an uptight father who disapproves of his daughter's latest boyfriend is a low rent variation on Meet The Parents. Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston) is a genial businessman from Grand Rapids Michigan who runs a successful printing company. He also is a loving husband and father with a close knit family - there is wife Barb (Megan Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #207

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick  take a look at new release films ‘A United Kingdom,’ ‘Allied,’ ‘Paterson,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Gimme Danger,’ ‘Red Dog: True Blue,’ and ‘Why Him?’. This episode also contains interviews with Marion Cotillard, Robert Zemekis, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Bryan Cranston, Mark D’Angelo (Docklands Drive-In Cinema), Kristy Mathison (Gimme Danger/ACMI), Matt Johnson (Operation Avalanche), Kieran Darcy-Smith (The Duel) and George Kacevski (Remember). We also give our listeners a chance to win copies of Continue reading

THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL – interview with Matthew Holmes and William Lee

by GREG KING The Legend Of Ben Hall tells the story of the last few months in the life of the notorious bushranger who was shot by police. The film began life as a 40 minute short. Writer and director Matthew Holmes spent several years working on the project to ensure the historical accuracy of the story, and he cast a number of largely unknown actors who resembled the characters they played. The film hits cinemas on December 1. Greg spoke to Matthew and William Lee, one of the stars of the film, about the Continue reading