RAMS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jeremy Sims Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Caton, Miranda Richardson. Asher Keddie, Wayne Blair, Leon Ford, Travis McMahon, Will McNeill. Estranged brothers Colin (Sam Neill) and the bitter alcoholic Les Grimurson (Michael Caton) live on adjoining properties in the small farming town of Mt Barker in Western Australia, and they haven’t spoken to each other for the better part of four decades. They share a sheepdog which carries messages between the pair. Both men breed Dorset horn sheep and are fierce rivals at local best in show Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #172

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Boss,’ ‘Wide Open Sky,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Rams,’ ‘Where To Invade Next,’ ‘The Hunstman: Winter’s War,’ and ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’. This episode also contains interviews with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Scarlett Johansson, Neel Sethi , Idris Elba, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Lisa Nicol, Mark Coles Smith (Airlock), Paul Ireland (Pawno), Genevieve Kelly (Spanish Film Festival) and Richard Lowenstein/Lynn-Maree Continue reading

RAMS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Grimur Hakonarson Stars: Sigurour Sigurjonsson, Theodor Julisson, Charlotte Boving. We don't get to see many films from Iceland in our local cinemas here, which makes Rams something of a rarity. Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at Cannes in 2015, Rams is sparse, minimalist film making that gives us insights into a little known culture and way of life that is slowly dying. Although it explores some universal themes such as conflict, family, loneliness, and community, this slow moving drama may not be to everybody's tastes. Set in an Continue reading