WINCHESTER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Michael and Peter Spierig Stars: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, Sarah Snook, Finn Scicluna-O'Prey, Angus Sampson, Eamon Farren, Bruce Spence. San Francisco 1906. Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren), the eccentric widowed heiress to the repeating rifle company fortune, has been building a monstrous house. Built over a period of 38 years it is seven storeys tall with over one hundred rooms. It was continually extended with construction crews working around the clock. Sarah maintains that she is building Continue reading

INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Adam Robitel Stars: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Bruce Davison, Javier Botet, Marcus Henderson, Kirk Acevedo, Josh Stewart, Caitlin Gerard, Spencer Locke, Tessa Ferrer, Ava Kolker, Pierce Pope. The fourth and (hopefully) final instalment in the supernatural Insidious franchise works as more of a prequel as it gives us the backstory of parapsychologist Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye), who has been the mainstay of the series since its inception in 2011. In the Insidious timeline, The Last Key fits neatly between the original Continue reading

NOW ADD HONEY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Wayne Hope Stars: Robyn Butler, Portia De Rossi, Lucy Durack, Hamish Blake, Lucy Fry, Angus Sampson, Philippa Coulthard, Erik Thompson, David Field, Robbie Magasiva, Ben Lawson. We've seen lots of films depicting dysfunctional families, and we can now add the the field this grating and largely unfunny locally made comedy that focuses on the Morgan family. A few years ago there was a rather dreary comedy entitled Did You Hear About The Morgans?, and the answer then was a resounding "I wish I hadn't". Much the same answer applies to this Continue reading

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: George Miller Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, John Howard, Josh Helman, Zoe Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Richard Carter, Angus Sampson, Megan Gale, Melissa Jaffer, Gillian Jones, Joy Smithers, Quentin Kenihan, Richard Norton. It's been thirty years since we last heard from "Mad Max" Rockatansky, in the average Beyond Thunderdome, the final film in George Miller's post-apocalyptic trilogy. That film was more memorable for Tina Turner's anthemic theme song rather than anything else. The second Continue reading

THE MULE – interview with Angus Sampson and Hugo Weaving

by GREG KING The Mule is a great new Aussie comedy crime film which stars Angus Sampson and Hugo Weaving. Greg spoke to Angus and Hugo about the film which is being distributed on a new VOD platform. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/gogodj5z02a5box/191102_001.MP3 Continue reading