EMO THE MUSICAL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Neil Triffett Stars: Benson Jack Anthony, Rahart Adams, Jordan Hare, Dylan Lewis, John Prasida, Bridie Carter, Lucy Barrett, Ben Bennett, Craig Hyde-Smith, Adam Zwar. Emo The Musical comes across like High School Musical or Glee, albeit with a darker sensibility. This locally made coming of age tale explores universal themes of adolescent angst, the need to fit in, sexual identity, the pangs of first love, music, suicide, religion, and mental health issues. And while many Australian films tend to be dark and depressing dramas, Continue reading

EMO THE MUSICAL (MIFF 2016) – interview with Neil Triffett

by GREG KING Emo The Musical is the debut feature film for Neil Triffett, and is an extension of his 15 minute short film from 2014. As part of our MIFF coverage, Greg spoke to Neil about adapting the short film for this feature length version and about all things emo and musical. Emo The Musical premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2016. The film hits cinemas across Australia from Thursday May 4. http://www.mediafire.com/dow…/b5bsw2ctsqdiio6/210715_005.MP3 Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 REVIEWS

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

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #188

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,’ ‘Truman,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’  and ‘The Clan’. This episode also contains interviews with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jared Leto, Damien Power (The Killing Ground), Neil Triffett (Emo The Musical), David Farrier (‘Tickled’), Kim A. Snyder (‘Newtown’), Abe Forsythe (‘Down Under’) and Andrew Wiseman (‘On Richard’s Side’). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel Continue reading