KANGAROO – A LOVE HATE STORY

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Directors: Michael McIntyre, Kate McIntyre Clere. Not to be confused with the 1986 adaptation of the controversial D H Lawrence novel that starred Judy Davis and Colin Friels, or even the 1952 drama that starred Maureen O’Hara and Peter Lawford, this Kangaroo is a documentary that explores the dichotomy of feelings for our iconic national symbol. The documentary has been produced by filmmaking couple Michael McIntyre (Aussie Rules The World) and Kate McIntyre Clere (Yogawoman) and is Continue reading

KANGAROO – interview with Michael McIntyre and Kate McIntyre-Clere

by GREG KING The kangaroo is a national icon and the symbol of Australia – it adorns our national airline – and is one of the top tourist attractions for international visitors. But there are some people, like farmers, who see the kangaroo as a pest. Thousands are killed each year, but more and more it seems the killing is justified for commercial reasons as a lot of kangaroos are used for meat and other products. Filmmakers Michael McIntyre and Kate McIntyre-Clere spent four years working on this confronting, powerful and eye-opening documentary that looks at out Continue reading

INDIEVILLAGE DOCO FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Michael McIntyre

by GREG KING The inaugural Indievillage Doco Film Festival screens at Melbourne's Lido and Cameo Cinemas from December 4 through to December 6. The opening night film is Frame By Frame. Greg spoke to festival co-ordinator Michael McIntyre to find out more. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/i27w7gwcxixeb36/201111_001.MP3   Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #139

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Mr. Holmes,’ ‘Self/less,’ ‘The Gallows,‘ and ‘Freedom Stories.’ This episode also contains interviews with Sir Ian McKellan, Ryan Reynolds, Sir Ben Kingsley, Cassidy Gifford, Reese Mishler, Pfeifer Brown, Steve Thomas (Freedom Stories), Carl Barron (Manny Lewis), Michael McIntyre (Aussie Rules The World), Fadia Aboud (Arab Film Festival) and Thomas Caldwell, the NextGen programmer for the Melbourne International Film Festival. Also make sure you listen this week to see Continue reading

AUSSIE RULES THE WORLD – interview with director Michael McIntyre

by GREG KING A great new documentary has hit the screens. In Aussie Rules The World, director Michael McIntyre follows the AFL's international ambassador Brett Kirk on a round the world journey to sell our national game internationally. The journey takes Kirk to India, South Africa and many places in between.   To find out more about the film, Greg spoke to director Michael McIntyre for his Movies At Dusk program. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/jng26pogk2q0hv0/190729_002.MP3     Continue reading