Tag Archives: Bill Murray

Film Review: Isle Of Dogs (USA, 2018) is a tail of love and adventure in the face of adversity

Director Wes Anderson has gradually been making a name for himself as a quintessentially quirky auteur with his unique but meticulously detailed style. So it is no surprise at all that his latest stop-motion animation feature, Isle Of Dogs, is probably his most fine tuned film to date. Bringing a heartwarming tale about love, loyalty and adventure in the face of adversity and doggos… lots of cute adorable doggos.... Continue Reading

Interview: Stunt Actor Debbie Evans talks The Fate of The Furious, her time with the Ghostbusters and memories of Paul Walker

My entire life has been a Cinephile dream, I was Born in 1982, started watching films like Ghostbusters 2 when I was not allowed to, I was probably 8, since then I have never turned back! The fact you have been through almost all my favourite films through my life, through everyone’s lives, is absolutely insane, do you ever look back and think, what if I had done something else? Was there anything else you wanted to do before going fulltime into stunt work?... Continue Reading

The role written for Patrick Swayze, Jean Claude Damme and Sylvester Stallone that ended up in the palms of Bill Murray

On the most recent episode of Kevin Smith’s Geeking Out, Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick spoke about one of the most iconic moments from their feature length film. This moment is of course, the discovery and subsequent murder of an apocalypse surviving, zombie impersonating Bill Murray.... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Jungle Book (PG, USA, 2016)

In the last decade Disney has slowly but surely been churning out live action versions of some of its classic films and stories. There’s been 101 Dalmations, Alice In Wonderland, Maleficent, and Cinderella to name a few. Now to add to that list is The Jungle Book, an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story as well as Disney’s own animated film from 1967. But when you’re bringing a live action tale about the jungle to the big screen, this film takes a decided step away from the fantasy and goes for a darker realism.... Continue Reading

Director Jon Favreau on the themes, casting choices, music and lessons learned on The Jungle Book

We recently sat down for a surprisingly detailed discussion about Jon Favreau’s new project that’s about to hit Australian cinema screens – a live action version of The Jungle Book. In Part 2 of our interview (Look back at part one HERE), we discuss the themes, the casting choices, and music used in the film and ultimately what Favreau learnt from his experience.... Continue Reading

Director Jon Favreau discusses the technical process behind his new film The Jungle Book

He’s an actor, a writer, a producer and a director, he began his career with a string of successful indie hit films, then eventually broke through to mainstream and big budget blockbusters. From Swingers to Friends to that Daredevil film we don’t talk about to Elf to Iron Man to Chef. Jon Favreau for the last 20 years has been honing his skills in all areas of film, switching from being in front of to behind the camera and quite often times doing both.... Continue Reading

Bill Murray is bringing Netflix the greatest Christmas special of all time (we can only expect…)

In 1988, the great Bill Murray brought us the classic Christmas comedy Scrooged. And now, almost 30 years later, everyone’s favourite  funny man is returning for a Christmas special unlike any other. A Very Murray Christmas is coming to Netflix later this year, and a brief trailer has been released to tease and excite us. And believe us, we’re excited. And our expectations are super high. Watch it here:... Continue Reading