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Film Buff's Forcast

April 13th, 2016

Episode 227 of 237 episodes

Film Buff's Forecast with Paul Harris, Sophie on the panel and Lucy & Amanda on the phones. Podcast edited and uploaded by Bessie Byrne Saturday's on Triple R 102.7 FM in Melbourne from noon-2pm. On today's show ... There's just a few days left in this year's Melbourne Film Festival and Peter Kemp reviews a couple of films you might like to see this weekend: Departure, screening at the Nova today at 5pm and Beautiful Something screening at ACMI tonight at 8.15pm. Ben Hellwig, extras author, came in to discuss the DVD of Australian cult classic Smoke 'Em If You Got Em which is out now on the new Monster Masters label. The DVD will be launched at this weekend's Fitzroy Film Fair. Part 1 of a 3 part interview with Australian producer and director Lyndall Hobbs. She's spilled the beans on her life in Hollywood in her new autobiography Girl From Oz which is out now. About the show Film Buff's Forecast is a 2-hour weekly program devoted to the world of film. The show has been a RRR staple since beginning in its current format back in 1981. Regular reviewers include Mark Hartley, Nick Matteo, Simone Ubaldi, Gary Hillberg, Brian McFarlane, Michael Helms, Peter Kemp, Tanya Farley and Paul Byrne. Paul has been the Director of the St Kilda Film Festival since 1999, is the author of two books - The Film Buff's DVD Companion (Text Publishing) and Not Quite Hollywood Handbook (Madman Publishing) - and has worked as an occasional actor - Dogs In Space (1987) , Nirvana St Murders (1990), Love And Other Catastrophes (1996). He also works as a script editor, historian and lecturer. Email: [email protected] www.rrr.org.au/program/film-buff-s-forecast

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