SWINGING SAFARI – interview with Stephan Elliott

by GREG KING Stephan Elliott’s latest film Swinging Safari is a wild autobiographical coming of age tale that looks at the changing nature of Australia in the 70s with the sexual revolution and American culture becoming more prevalent. It stars Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, Julian McMahon, Jeremy Simms, Asher Keddie and Radha Mitchell. Stephan’s films have always “ruffled a few feathers” and this is no exception. Greg sat down with Stephan for a chat about the film and putting his own experiences on the screen, about the casting and about Continue reading

A FEW BEST MEN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephan Elliott Stars: Xavier Samuel, Laura Brent, Tim Draxl, Kevin Bishop, Jonathan Biggins, Olivia Newton-John, Steve Le Marquand, Kris Marshall, Rebel Wilson. In the early '70s Australian filmmakers gave the British public a taste of some uniquely Australian larrikin humour with films like The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie and Barry McKenzie Holds His Own, which traded on crude cultural stereotypes and distinctly Ocker humour. Now nearly four decades on, the British have returned the favour, exporting some boorish British boys Continue reading