HOUNDS OF LOVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ben Young Stars: Stephen Curry, Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Susie Porter, Harrison Gilbertson, Damian De Montemas. Australian filmmakers have produced some tough, gritty uncompromising crime dramas in the past, with films like Romper Stomper, The Boys, Animal Kingdom, and Snowtown all exploring the darker side of the Australian male psyche. Although stylish and well made, they were all tough films to sit through. The new Australian drama Hounds Of Love is similarly an oppressive, uncomfortable and challenging film to sit Continue reading

MY MISTRESS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Lance Stars: Emmanuelle Beart, Harrison Gilbertson, Rachael Blake, Socratis Otto. If you thought that Stanley Kubrick's depiction of a high class orgy in Eyes Wide Shut was a bit silly, wait until you get a glimpse into the world of an S&M and B&D dominatrix as depicted in this low budget film from first time feature film director Stephen Lance. My Mistress is a semi-autobiographical coming of age tale about Charlie Boyd, an alienated teenage boy grieving over the suicide of his father, who begins a dangerous Continue reading

MY MISTRESS – interview with director Stephen Lance

by GREG KING MY MISTRESS - interview with director Stephen Lance "It's not just 50 Shades Of Grey, it's not a titillating skin flick about S&M," says writer/director Stephen Lance about his debut feature film My Mistress. "But it didn't hurt to have 50 Shades Of Grey come out." Lance's film is a semi-autobiographical coming of age tale about Charlie Boyd (played by rising young Auatralian actor Harrison Gilbertson) a teenage boy grieving over the suicide of his father who begins a dangerous obsession with Maggie (played by French actress Emmanuelle Beart), a Continue reading

NEED FOR SPEED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Scott Waugh Stars: Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Harrison Gilbertson, Michael Keaton, Scott Mesudi, Rami Malek, Ramon Rodriguez, Imogen Poots. Rev heads and action fans anxious for the arrival of the next instalment of the Fast & Furious franchise can get their adrenaline rush and fix of car porn with Need For Speed. This is a fast-paced, testosterone-fuelled F&F clone based on a popular video game about the gritty world of illegal street car racing. Films based on video games are usually pretty bad (Streetfighter, Mortal Kombat Continue reading