PARACINEMAFEST 2018 – interview with Ben Buckingham

by GREG KING A new film festival has claimed space in Melbourne's thriving and busy film festival calendar. Paracinema Fest hopes to open the city's film lovers' eyes to new boundary-pushing genre films embracing the wonderfully weird. Embracing all forms of transgressive visual media culture, Paracinema Fest is the mutation of high and low art, conjoining cinema academia with (not) guilty pleasure  films and everything inbetween. Highlights include the Melbourne premiere of An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn starring Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, and Craig Robinson; Continue reading

MELBOURNE UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – interview with Richard Wolstencroft

by GREG KING The 15th annual Melbourne Underground Film Festival screens at the Backlot in Southbank from September 12 - September 19. The festival opens with Start Options Exit and closes with a screening of Stuart Simpson's Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla. To find out a bit more about MUFF, Greg King spoke to Festival director Richard Wolstencroft Continue reading