Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Terence Davies Stars: Jack Lowden, Peter Capaldi, Jeremy Irvine, Matthew Tennyson, Katie Phillips, Ben Daniels, Simon Russell Beale, Calam Lynch, Tom Blyth, Gemma Jones, Julian Sands, Anton Lesser, Richard Goulding, Geraldine Jones, Lia Williams. Benediction is a complex but ultimately moving biopic about the revered Siegfried Sassoon, one of Britain’s great war time poets who wrote about the futility of war, the loss of lives and the waste of a generation on the battlefield. He was also a homosexual who had to hide his sexuality Continue reading


by GREG KING The Melbourne International Film Festival screens from July 28 through until August 14. There are some 300 features and documentaries screening, both local and international productions. The opening night film is The Death And Life Of Otto Bloom, starring Xavier Samuel, and the closing night film is David Mackenzie's contemporary western Hell Or High Water, starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. Throughout the festival we will keep you up to date with reviews and interviews. ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED AUGUST 6, 2016 KILLING Continue reading

SUNSET SONG (MIFF 2016) – Terence Davies interview

by GREG KING As part of our MIFF coverage, Greg spoke to revered British filmmaker Terence Davies while he was in town to introduce screenings of his latest film Sunset Song at the Melbourne International Film Festival.…/aht839131at6n76/210713_001.MP3 Continue reading