ANY QUESTIONS FOR BEN? – interview with director Rob Sitch

by GREG KING “I think that years go by quicker as you get older,” tells writer and director of Any Questions For Ben? Rob Sitch, the first feature film from the Working Dog team (The Castle, The Dish) in over a decade. When asked why it has taken so long for them to create a new feature, Sitch, who co-wrote the film with his usual collaborators Santo Cilauro and Tom Gleisner, explains that other things just seemed to take priority. All of them now have familie, but they were also working on other projects, including Thank God You’re Here and the ABC series Hollow Men. Continue reading

THE CASTLE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Sitch Stars: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Tiriel Mora, Charles Tingwell, Anthony Simcoe, Sophie Lee, Eric Bana, Wayne Hope, Bryan Dawe, Costas Kilias, Robyn Nevin, Lynda Gibson, John Flaus The Castle is not another quirky, amusing local comedy. Rather it is a genuinely funny and touchingly honest tale that is firmly rooted in the typical Australian spirit of mate ship and barracking for the underdog, themes that it shares with the criminally ignored Mr Reliable. The first big screen outing for the creators of tv's Continue reading