KILLING GROUND

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Damien Power Stars: Aaron Pederson, Ian Meadows, Harriet Dyer, Aaron Glenane, Julian Garner, Maya Stange, Tiarnie Coupland. Just when you thought it was safe to venture back into the woods along comes this nifty thriller in which a weekend camping trip to the beach turns into a battle for survival. This taut thriller is the debut feature film for from Australian writer/director Damien Power, a short film maker whose Peekaboo screened at the St Kilda Film Festival a couple of years ago. The use of the bucolic outback setting to Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 REVIEWS

by GREG KING The Melbourne International Film Festival screens from July 28 through until August 14. There are some 300 features and documentaries screening, both local and international productions. The opening night film is The Death And Life Of Otto Bloom, starring Xavier Samuel, and the closing night film is David Mackenzie's contemporary western Hell Or High Water, starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. Throughout the festival we will keep you up to date with reviews and interviews. ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED AUGUST 6, 2016 KILLING Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #188

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,’ ‘Truman,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’  and ‘The Clan’. This episode also contains interviews with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jared Leto, Damien Power (The Killing Ground), Neil Triffett (Emo The Musical), David Farrier (‘Tickled’), Kim A. Snyder (‘Newtown’), Abe Forsythe (‘Down Under’) and Andrew Wiseman (‘On Richard’s Side’). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel Continue reading

KILLING GROUND (MIFF 2016) – interview with Damien Power

by GREG KING In Killing Ground a camping trip turns into a struggle for survival. This thriller stars Aaron Pedersen, cast against type, with Ian Mathews, Harriet Dyer and Aaron Glenane. As part of our MIFF coverage, Greg spoke to writer/director Damien Power about the film. Killing Ground screens at Melbourne International Film Festival Thurs Aug 4 at 9pm @ Hoyts Melbourne Central and Sat Aug 6 at 11.30pm @ ACMI. Damien will be in attendance at both screenings to introduce the film and participate in Q&A Continue reading