ZELARY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Onrej Trojan Stars: Anna Geislerova, Gyorgy Cserhalmi, Tomas Zatecha, Jaroslava Adamova, Miroslav Donutil, Jaroslav Dusek, Iva Bittova, Ivan Trojan, Jan Hrusinsky, Ondrej Koval, Jan Triska, Juraj Hrcka, Edita Malovcic, Michael Hofbauer. Produced in the Czech republic and gorgeously filmed in the Slovakia region (the same locations used for Cold Mountain), Zelary is an epic romantic drama set against the background of the holocaust. In exploring the unlikely but ultimately tender relationship that develops between an older man and Continue reading

THE AVIATOR

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Martin Scorsese Stars: Leonardo Di Caprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate beckinsale, John C Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, Brent Spiner, Edward Herrmann, Willem Dafoe, Matt Ross, Adam Scott, Kelli Garner, Rufus Wainwright, Loudon Wainwright. Most people who know anything about maverick multi-billionaire Howard Hughes remember the almost pathetic image of the eccentric recluse living in isolation in a Las Vegas hotel, hidden from the world at large and controlled by his numerous phobias. Continue reading

MILLION DOLLAR BABY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman, Margo Martindale, Lucia Rijker Clint Eastwood is one of the best American film makers around, and as he gets older, he also seems to get better. Now the wrong side of 70, he is aware that he can no longer play the action hero so he has turned his hand to making more subtle and mature dramas, of which Mystic River has been the peak. It was unfortunate that it got unjustly steamrollered by the Lord Of The Rings juggernaut at last year's Oscars - in any other year Continue reading