Today's guest:

Matthew Holmes spoke about his self-financed feature The Legend Of Ben Hall, screening this week at Croydon Cinemas,

 

Today's reviews:

Paul Byrne and Nick Matteo talk about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Hidden Figure.

Eloise Ross reports on the recent Sundance Film Festival plus reviews of the Alliance Francais French Film Festival from Jessica Nicholas.

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20170304.mp3
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On today's show ...

Nick Matteo reviewed:

James Heiwson gave us an update on what's happening at ACMI and a look at his recent trip to the Berlin Film Festival.

Brian McFarlane reviewed:

Andrew Wiseman, CEO & Conference Director of the upcoming Australian International Documentary Conference came in to talk about the event.  The conference runs from 5 - 8 March and bookings can be made via the conference website.

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20170225.mp3
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Film Buff's Forecast - 13 February 2017

On today's show ...

Nick Matteo reviewed the new Martin Scorsese film Silence, starring Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver, as well as the Jerry Seinfeld webseries Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee which is now screening on Netflix.

Melbourne actor Damian Walshe-Howling dropped by to talk about his film Messiah which is screening as part of this year's Flickerfest.

Bernie Clifford paid us a visit to promote Geelong's Pivotonian Cinema.  The cinema screens hand-picked films and has a licensed candy bar!

Julian Wu gave us a call to talk about the documentary Which Way Is China? about Melbourne band Primitive Calculators 2015 tour of China.  You can catch the doco as well as some of the Chinese bands featured at the Curtain Hotel on Wednesday 22 February.

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20170213.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 1:08pm AEDT

Film Buff's Forecast - 17 December 2016

Today's guests:

Paul spoke with two Australian expatriate filmmakers; Kieran Darcy-Smith (The Duel) and Justin Kurzel (Assassin's Creed) about their experiences.

Today's reviews:

Nick Matteo:

Brian MacFarlane:

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20161217.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 1:13pm AEDT

Film Buff's Forecast - 10 December 2016

A review of the year that was 2016 in Film Buff's Forecast.

Interviews with Brian McFarlane from Swinburne University as well as Paul Byrne, Nick Matteo, Eloise Ross, Tanya Farley discuss their highs and lows of the year in film.

Justin King, Steven Vagg, Mark Hartley join Paul in the second half of the show.

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20161210.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 4:16pm AEDT

Film Buff's Forecast - 3 December 2016

Today's guests:

Paul had a yarn with director, cinematographer and producer, David Parker about his latest film, The Menkoff Method.

Today's reviews:

Eloise Ross:

Nick Matteo and Paul Byrne:

Stephen Vagg:

  • Hal Needham's book: Stuntman! My car-crashing, plane jumping, bone-breaking deathdefying Hollywood life.
Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20161203.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 3:10pm AEDT

Film Buff's Forecast - 26 November 2016

Regular reviewer Nick Matteo has been to see Amiel Courtin-Wilson's latest film Ruin which is currently screening at ACMI.

Dominique Mathisen, producer of the new film Drama, came in to talk about the production which was made entirely via crowdfunding and private equity and filmed in Paris and London.  The film was released in cinemas and for download at the same time and is now available via iTunes and Google Play.

Director Mattie Do, who's visiting Melbourne for this year's Monsterfest, dropped by to talk about her career in genre cinema as well as her latest film Dearest Sister.

 

Gary Hilberg came in to talk about some new blu-ray releases including They Might Be Giants (starring George C Scott and Joanne Woodward) and Body Double (the 80s Brian De Palma classic).

Direct download: Film-Buffs-Forecast-20161126.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 5:31pm AEDT

Film Buff's Forecast - 19 November 2016

On today's show, Brian McFarlane has been to see what many are describing as one of the 'must see' films of 2016 Ken Loach's latest 'I, Daniel Blake'. 

Jessica Nicholas made a return to Film Buffs and shared her thoughts on the sc-fi film Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. 

And we were joined by award winning actor Frank Ferrante about his show An Evening with Groucho, which is playing at Chapel Off Chapel.

Film Buff's Forecast is hosted by Paul Harris. 

Direct download: FilmBuffsForecast-20161119.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 12:46pm AEDT

Film Buff's Forecast - 12 November 2016

On today's show regular reviewer Paul Byrne gives us his thoughts on Elle, The Accountant and Dr Strange.  All are currently screening around Melbourne.

Tanya Farley reviews the new Mel Gibson war epic Hacksaw Ridge, Alicia Vikander's latest film The Light Between Oceans, and Westworld, currently screening on Foxtel.

Director Jesse Moss talks about his latest film The Bandit, a look at the 70s Burt Reynolds classic, Smokey and the Bandit.

Book reviewer Stephen Vagg has been reading a few books: Frank Langella's Dropped Names - Famous Men And Women As I Knew Them, and Orson Welles's Last Movie: The Making Of The Other Side Of The Wind.

Film Buff's Forecast is presented by Paul Harris. 

Direct download: FilmBuffsForecast-20161112.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 3:21pm AEDT

Lisa Deathridge gives us a run down of some of the films screening as part of Classic French Film Festival.  Lisa highly recommends the classics Viva Maria, starring Brigette Bardot; the Jean-Luc Goddard film Breathless; and Lovers Like Us with Catherine Deneuve.  The festival is on at the Astor Cinema from 4 - 6 November. 

Eloise Ross shares her thoughts on a few films currently screening around tow including Nocturnal Animals and American Honey.

Simone Ubaldi has been to see The Light Between Oceans, starring Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender, which is currently screening around Melbourne.

Australian cinematograhper, film producer, screen writer and film director David Parker swings by to talk about his career which includes classics such as Malcolm, Rikky and Pete, The Big Steal and more recently The Menkoff Method. The Astor Cinema is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Malcolm this Tuesday, 8 November with a special screening and Q&A.

Film Buff's is present by Paul Harris. 

Direct download: FilmBuffsForecast-20161105.mp3
Category:Filmbuffs -- posted at: 1:38pm AEDT



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