JAZZ ON FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – interview with Spiro Economopoulos

by GREG KING As part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, ACMI is holding a series of screenings as part of their annual Jazz On Film series. This year's screenings include the superb Whiplash. The screenings run from May 29 through to June 6 at ACMI. To find out more about the program, Greg spoke to the curator Spiro Economopoulos. http://www.mediafire.com/lis…/hpp1dh0h3yv60tx/200503_001.MP3 REVIEWS. Last updated May 20, 2015 WHIPLASH. When it comes time for critics to compile their lists of the best films of 2014, chances are Whiplash will figure near Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #102

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Hector And The Search For Happiness’, ‘Living Is Easy (With Eyes Closed),’ ‘Whiplash,’ ‘This Is Where I Leave You,’  and ‘Fury′ . This episode also contains an interview with Simon Pegg, J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller, Jason Bateman, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, David Ayers and Bec Dakin (who has some very exciting news about how all the listeners can be part of new Australian film called the Tasmanian Babes Fiasco). Also don’t forget that it’s not to late to the win Continue reading

WHIPLASH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Damien Chazelle Stars: Miles Teller, J K Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist, Austin Stowell, Nate Lane, Chris Mulkey. When it comes time for critics to compile their lists of the best films of 2014, chances are Whiplash will figure near the top. This is an intense but compelling drama about the blood, sweat and tears shed by an aspiring artist. Whiplash is an extension of the acclaimed Sundance Prize winning 2013 short film of the same name written and directed by musician turned filmmaker Damien Chazelle, and it was inspired by his Continue reading