Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Nick, Adam, Dave and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Blackfish’, ‘Filth’, ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’, ‘After May’, ‘Enough Said’ and ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’. This episode also features interviews with Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland, Liam Hemsworth, Sam Barrett and Julia Louis Dreyfus. The boys also preview the Monsterfest and the 2013 British Film Festival

To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here

 

FeatureMonster Fest

Yes Monster Fest returns to Melbourne in 2013 and all the boys from The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show are very, very excited. Make sure you check in here for constant updates as the boys deliver a range of reviews and interviews about this year’s Monster Fest.

Monster Fest 2013 is on from the 21st November-1 December, 2013 at Melbourne’s Cinema Nova. To check screening times check out www.monsterfest.com.au

 

‘Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla’ – Stuart Simpson Interview

Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla

To kick off our coverage of Monster Fest 2013 Dave G caught up with the director of ‘Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla’ with is screening on Sunday 24th October @ 6.30pm. Listen to the interview here.

Underbelly Golden Mile
For this week only, the opportunity exists to acquire a rare piece of television memorabilia from the iconic UNDERBELLY television franchise, along with the latest series from the show’s producers, FAT TONY & CO.
Production company Screentime has released for auction 14 unique Neon Signs that were designed and crafted for UNDERBELLY: THE GOLDEN MILE (2010), UNDERBELLY BADNESS (2012) and their most recent, stand-alone production FAT TONY & CO (2014).  These Neon Signs are one-off designs – there are no duplicates – and each featured throughout their respective shows, cementing their place in Australian television history.
And as proof of authenticity and to provide evidence of ‘provenance’,  each Neon Sign will be sold with a Certificate, signed by Paddy Reardon, who served as Production Designer on all three shows.
The Neon Signs are currently available for purchase via Grays Online until closing bid on Sunday 24 November at 6.30pm, AEDT.  Pictures and dimensions can be viewed via the following online bidding link:
Personal inspection of the Neon Signs can be made as follows:
 
WHEN:
Friday 22 November 2013 between 9.00am and 4.00pm
LOCATION:
275 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne, Victoria
So whether you are a serious collector of entertainment memorabilia or just wishing to obtain a fascinating and functioning decorative object that will be a ‘talking point’ in your home, this is your chance.

The Hunger games Catching Fire Poster

Australian fans cannot wait for THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE to hit our screens this Thursday with more than double the number of advance tickets sold than the first film. Eager fans have also snapped up tickets to the midnight screenings this Wednesday at all major cinema chains across Australia.

Gino Munari, Village Cinemas General Manager, commented “This is the movie event of the year. Our pre-sales for midnight shows and opening week – especially in Vmax and Gold Class – are at fever pitch across the Village circuit with double the amount of seats sold at the same time Vs the first Hunger Games instalment. We’re all looking forward to the hysteria from Thursday”…

The hotly anticipated second instalment premieres on the big screen for the first time in Australia tonight with local celebrities, film industry and VIP guests attending events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

About The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) return home safely after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games but must soon leave their family and close friends to embark on a ‘Victors’ Tour’ of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever.

Directed by Francis Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire also stars Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Donald Sutherland and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is rated M and will release in Australian cinemas nationally on November 21.

The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Nick, Adam, Dave and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Lygon Street: Si Parlo Italiano’, ‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’, ‘Jack Presents: Bad Grandpa’, ‘Mr. Pip’ and ‘The Fifth Estate’. This episode also features interviews with Johnny Knoxville, Daniel Bruhl and Julia Louis Dreyfus. The boys also preview the Jewish Film Festival

To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here

Noah2

The above Noah poster has just been released. The Biblical epic is directed by Darren Aronofsky and stars Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Hopkins. The film is scheduled for release on the 28th March, 2014.

 

Doctor Who

On November 23rd 2013, the world’s longest running sci-fi series celebrates 50 years with an explosive anniversary episode. Shot in 3D, “The Day of the Doctor” stars Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman and Billie Piper with John Hurt. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor’s own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.

Fans will be able to don their 3D glasses and take their enjoyment into another dimension as Doctor Who celebrates 50 years with special 3D screenings of “The Day of the Doctor” at 100 cinemas across Australia from 24 November.

Classic Cinemas Elsternwick welcome special guest, original costume designer of the Cybermen, Alexandra Tynan, to introduce the 11am screening on 24 November.

Alexandra Tynan is a costume designer who worked on the BBC’s Doctor Who series with William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton. Tynan is best known as the costume designer of the original Cybermen in Hartnell’s final story, “The Tenth Planet”. Tynan also worked on Patrick Troughton’s first story “The Power of the Daleks”.

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW at all participating cinemas showing the “The Day of the Doctor” 3D Anniversary episode. Find cinemas at http://www.doctorwho.tv/watch-the-day-of-the-doctor/

Buy tickets at the box office and online for the event screening of “The Day of the Doctor” 3D Anniversary episode with special guest introduction by Alexandra Tynan at Classic Cinemas Elsternwick: www.classiccinemas.com.au and 03 9524 7900

The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure in this 50th Anniversary Special: in 2013, something terrible is awakening in London’s National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor’s own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.

The screening of “The Day of the Doctor” includes the episode plus specially shot introductions for cinema audiences all around the world.

Participating cinemas include:

VIC: Cinema Nova, Sun Theatre Yarraville, Classic Cinemas Elsternwick, Palace Cinemas Dendy Brighton, Rosebud Cinemas, Sorrento Athenaeum, Cameo Cinemas Belgrave, Warragul Cinemas, Paramount Cinema Echuca, Deakin Cinema Mildura, Wangaratta Cinema Centre, Sun Theatre Bairnsdale

NSW: Cremorne Orpheum, Palace Cinemas Norton Street, Palace Cinemas Byron Bay, Belgrave Cinemas Armidale, Majestic Cinemas Port Macquarie, Forum Cinemas Tamworth, Forum Cinemas Wagga, Odeon Cinemas Orange, Griffith City Cinema, Arcadia Twin Ulladulla, Fays Twin Cinema Taree, Narooma Cinema

QLD: Palace Barracks

SA: Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas, Mitcham Wallis Cinemas, Mt Baker Wallis Cinemas, Noarlunga Wallis Cinemas, Piccadilly Wallis Cinemas

WA: Luna Cinemas Leederville, Luna on SX Fremantle

TAS: State Cinema Hobart, CMAX Devonport