WEST OF SUNSHINE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jason Raftopoulos Stars: Damian Hill, Ty Perham, Arthur Angel, Tony Nikolakopoulos, Faye Smythe, Kat Stewart, Kaarin Fairfax. This low budget, rough around the edges Melbourne-shot drama is an exploration of a troubled father/son dynamic shot through with a terrific sense of realism. The film follows the plight of Jim (Damian Hill), an inveterate and hapless gambler with a self-destructive streak who is trying to pay of a $15000 loan to a ruthless loan shark (Tony Nikolakopoulos). He has until five o’clock to pay off the debt Continue reading

ALEX & EVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Andrikidis Stars: Richard Brancatisano, Andrea Demetriades, Tony Nikolakopoulos, Gia Carides, Simon Elrahi, Rahel Romahn, Millie Samuels, Andy Trieu, George Kapinaris, Ryan O'Kane, Alex Lycos, Helen Chebatte. This is the second locally produced cross-cultural romantic comedy to hit our screens in as many weeks. But this warm, funny and feel good crowd pleaser is far superior to the similarly themed UnIndian, which starred former cricketer Brett Lee. The film follows Alex (played by Richard Brancatisano, from Underbelly, etc), who Continue reading