THE SECOND – interview with Rachael Blake and Vince Colosimo

by GREG KING   The Second is an erotic psychological thriller written by Stephen Lance (My Mistress, etc), and stars Rachael Blake, Vince Colosimo and Susie Porter. Celebrated author (Blake) is suffering from a case of writer’s block while trying to follow up her successful debut novel. But her persona is threatened when her best friend and muse (Porter) reveals the dark secret behind her first novel's provenance, igniting an incendiary tale of sex, lies and betrayal. The Second marks the feature debut for director Mairi Cameron. It is currently screening in Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Michael Rymer Stars: matthew Newton, Luke Ford, Vince Colosimo, Sigrid Thornton, Laura Gordon, Chris Connelly. Face To Face marks the first local production from AFI award winning Australian director Michael Rymer (Angel Baby, etc) following a decade spent working on American television, with series like the revamped Battlestar Galactica, Fast Forward, etc. It also marks his first feature since the bitter and disappointing experience of working on the big budget Queen Of The Damned, which was ultimately compromised. But he Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Craig Lahiff Stars: David Lyons, Emma Booth, Jason Clarke, Vince Colosimo, Roy Billing, Travis McMahon This clever Australian-made noir-like thriller is infused with the spirit of American crime writer James M Cain (The Postman Always Rings Twice, etc), Hitchcock, and even the films of John Dahl (The Last Seduction, Red Rock West, etc). Colin (David Lyons, from ER, Sea Patrol, etc) is on his way to a job interview in Broken Hill when he witnesses a car crash. Checking the ruined car he stumbles upon a suitcase that contains Continue reading