Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peeter Rebane Stars: Tom Prior, Oleg Zagorodnii, Diana Pozharskaya, Jake Thomas Henderson, Margus Prangel, Nicholas Woodeson.   Based on a true story, this heartbreaking queer romance is set on an air base in Soviet controlled Estonia in the late 70s and centres around a young soldier who embarks on a clandestine romance with a handsome fighter pilot.   The film is based on the 1996 memoir written by Russian actor Segei Fetisov and has been adapted to the screen by director Peeter Rebane and British actor and Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Greg Berlanti Stars: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Jorge Lendeborg jr, Alexandra Shipp, Logan Miller, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Keiynan Lonsdale, Miles Heizer, Joey Pollari, Tony Hale, Natasha Rothwell, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Clark Moore. I liked Simon a lot, but I didn’t love Simon! This enjoyable queer teen love story deals with themes of sexual orientation, coming out, friendship, bullying, family, peer pressure, which gives it a universal appeal. It is also refreshing to see a Continue reading


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


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Robin Campillo Stars: Olivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov, Danil Vorobyev. Eastern Boys offers an exploration of gay male sexuality, xenophobia, and the immigration problems plaguing Europe in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Illegal immigrants from the former Soviet Union come to major European cities where they eke out an existence as grifters. In this compelling drama from former editor turned director Robin Campillo (The Returned, etc), a group of young former Russian youths linger around the main Paris railway station, Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Rodrigo Santoro,. I Love You Phillip Morris is a black comedy loosely based on the true story of Steven Jay Russell, a flamboyant conman currently serving a prison sentence of 144 years. Russell (played by Jim Carrey) at various times acted as a doctor, lawyer, FBI agent, and even the CFO of a major corporation, embezzling millions of dollars along the way to fund his lavish lifestyle. He spent a lot of time in and out of prison and on the run from the Continue reading