THE NUN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Corin Hardy Stars: Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons. This is the fifth film in the lucrative The Conjuring universe that was created by Australian filmmaker James Wan in 2013, and it centres around the sinister nun Valak, whose unsettling portrait featured in The Conjuring 2. The evil entity of Valak was used by Wan as a bridge to link the horrific haunting at Amityville with the spooky proceedings in Endfield. But the malevolent and menacing otherworldly figure has also haunted Lorraine Warren (Vera Continue reading

FAR FROM HERE – interview with James Pillion

by GREG KING Far From Here is a very personal story, a romantic drama set in Romania that charts the changing nature of the relationship between Grant and Sofia as the pressures of work and separation take its toll. It is the debut feature for Sydney filmmaker James Pillion. Greg spoke to James to find out about the origins of the film, putting the script together with stars Jonathan Ahmadi, casting the film, and the decision to shoot in Romania. http://www.mediafire.com/file/a8eq3odisecir4c/230110_001.MP3 Continue reading