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CHINESE PUZZLE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: cedric Klapische Stars: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Cecile De France, Kelly Reilly, Sandrine Holt, Benoit Jacquot, Pablo Mugnier-Jacob, Margaux Mansart, Peter McRobbie, Jason Kravitz, Peter Hermann. This is the final film in writer/director Cedric Klapische’s romantic trilogy about a group of international friends and their complicated personal relationships that began [...]

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RISE OF THE ECO-WARRIORS

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Cathy Henkel. On his Movies At Dusk program on 94.1FM, Greg King spoke to director Cathy Henkel about the eco-warriors and the challenges of filming in Borneo. To hear the interview click on the link below: http://www.mediafire.com/listen/yk7r7wjga9jectz/190320_002.MP3 One of the key films that screened at the recent Transitions Film [...]

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THE RAID 2: BERANDAL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gareth Evans Stars: Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Tio Pakusodewo, Alex Abbad, Oka Antara, Julie Estelle, Roy Marten, Kenichi Endo, Very Tri Yulisman. Expatriate Welsh filmmaker Gareth Evans now calls Indonesia home. It was here that he first learnt about pencak silat, a brutal form of martial arts that he has [...]

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AUDI FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILM 2014

by GREG KING For his Movies At Dusk program, Greg spoke to Dr Arpad Salter, the head of the Goethe Institute, to find out more about this year’s German Film Festival program. To listen tot he interview, click on the link below: http://www.mediafire.com/listen/libw054aog47ts4/190312_003.MP3 With a line-up as tasty as Schnitzel, satisfying as Sauerbraten and enticing [...]

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FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2014 -REVIEWS

REVIEWS. On his Movies at Dusk program on 3WBC 94.1FM, Greg spoke to Emmanuelle Denavit-Feller, the artistic director of the Alliance Francais French Film Festival. To hear the interview, click on the link below. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/9v8blc876conaby/190205_002.MP3 ALL REVIEWS BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED MARCH 25, 2014. MICHAEL KOHLHAAS. This is the fourth version of German author [...]

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WADJDA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, Sultan Al Assaf. A lot of films from Arab countries are made under difficult circumstances – there is heavy censorship and restrictions placed on what filmmakers are able to say in these repressive regimes. But nonetheless, under the guise [...]

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HANNAH ARENDT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Margarethe von Trotta Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Janet McTeer, Axel Milberg, Klaus Pohl, Julia Jentsch, Megan Gay, Nicholas Woodeson, Ulrich Noethen. The banality of the biopic? Hannah Arendt is regarded as one of the most important, provocative and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. It’s probably not surprising that Arendt is [...]

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ALLIANCE FRANCAIS FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2014.

by GREG KING. Celebrating its 25th year in 2014, the Alliance Fran├žaise French Film Festival is a highly anticipated and extremely popular event on the Australian cultural calendar. It is not only the biggest film festival in Australia; it is also the biggest festival of French films outside of France. Each year the festival curates [...]

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