THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #179

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Queen Of The Desert,’ ‘Money Monster,’ ‘Now You See Me 2’  and ‘Neon’. This episode also contains interviews with Lawrence Johnston, Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Daniel Radcliffe, Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman. Also make sure you listen to this week’s episode to see how you can win a copy of Jason Schwartzman’s new film ’7 Chinese Brothers’ thanks to our good friends at eOne Entertainment. Once you’ve heard the Continue reading

NEON

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Lawrence Johnston. For a long time local filmmaker Lawrence Johnston (Life, Fallout, etc) has been fascinated with neon, and he even managed to include images of neon lights into his documentaries Eternity and the whimsical Night. But now he has made a carefully researched feature length documentary exploring the heritage, design and history of neon and neon lighting. While a documentary about the history of neon lighting may sound a rather dry subject, this actually is quite fascinating and revealing. Johnston uses a deftly Continue reading

NEON – interview with Lawrence Johnston

by GREG KING Australian filmmaker Lawrence Johnston (the superb Fallout, etc) has long been fascinated with neon, the history of the neon light and its many uses. Neon is his new feature length documentary. It premiered at MIFF in 2015, and hits cinemas for a limited release on June 2, 2016. Greg caught up with Lawrence to find out more. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/b65n97b56ed0edg/200722_001.MP3 Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #142

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Nick and Greg take a look at  new release films ‘Good Kill,’ ‘Kill Me Three Times,’ ‘Southpaw,‘ ‘Girlhood,’ ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ ’5 Flights Up,’ ‘Irrational Man,’ ‘Dope,’ ‘Hitman: Agent 47′   and ‘Vacation.’ This episode also contains interviews with Kriv Stenders, Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Henry Cavill, Alicia Vikander, Armie Hammer, Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Rupert Friend, Ed Helms, Chevy Chase, Christina Applegate, Richard Lowensten (Eco Homo), Lynne-Maree Milburn (Eco Homo) and Lawrence Continue reading

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – reviews

ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED AUGUST 16, 2015 check back daily during the festival for updates   LISTEN TO ME MARLON. Film buffs will certainly appreciate this revealing and fascinating documentary in which we learn about the reclusive Hollywood star Marlon Brando, who died in 2004. In the 50s, the young Brando blazed a trail across the Broadway stages in plays like A Streetcar Named Desire, before embarking on a film career. He had charisma and a dynamic screen presence that earned him two Oscars. But he also squandered his talents in a number of Continue reading