BREATH OF FRESH AIR FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – reviews

by GREG KING The Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival screens in Launceston from November 10 through to November 13. The festival will screen some 22 features, 20 documentaries and short films. There are also workshops, panel discussions and Q&As with filmmakers like Clayton Jacobsen. ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED OCTOBER 16, 2016 GIRL ASLEEP. This idiosyncratic, quirky and offbeat coming of age tale has more in common with the droll style of Napoleon Dynamite and the films of Wes Anderson than the sweet natured romcoms of the late John Hughes. It also Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #195

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Greg, Adam, Nick and Dave check out new the releases - The Magnificent Seven, Equity, Wednesday May 9, Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, Life Animated and I Am Not A Serial Killer. We also have interviews with Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Mija Gwyn, the director of the Other Film Festival; James Hewison, head of film programming for ACMI who talks about the upcoming season of films with Lies And Secrets; Michael Eng, Rick Strom and Gautier Cazenave, director of House Of VHS. You can listen to The Good The Continue reading

LIFE, ANIMATED

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Roger Ross Williams. This is a touching, life affirming documentary that is a tribute to the human spirit and the importance of art and film in transforming lives. This documentary centres around Owen Suskind, who was diagnosed with severe autism at the age of three. According to the doctors and specialists, the symptoms meant that he would be dependant upon others for the rest of his life. But his life was changed for the better through watching a lot of classic Disney animated features. Through endless viewing of Continue reading