MORTDECAI

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Koepp Stars: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, Jonny Pasvolsky, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Culkin, Ulrich Thomsen, Guy Burnet, Paul Whitehouse. Based on a 1973 novel Don't Point That Thing At Me, written by the late Kyril Bonfiglioli, the underwhelming Mortdecai is a flat and laboured comedy caper film that produces yet another dud for Johnny Depp. Once a respected character actor who brought to life some eccentric and troubled characters, in recent years Depp seems to have become a Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #115

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Wild’, ‘The Wedding Ringer’ and ‘American Sniper′ . This episode also contains interviews with Laura Dern, Reese Witherspoon, Cheryl Strayed, Josh Gad, Kevin Hart, Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, Uwe Boll and visual artist Ego. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

THE WEDDING RINGER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jeremy Garelick Stars: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Affion Crockett, Jorge Garcia, Dan Gill, Corey Holcomb, Ken Howard, Mimi Rogers, Colin Kane, Cloris Leachman, Jenifer Lewis, Alan Ritchson, Aaron Takahashi, Olivia Thirlby, Ignacio Serricchio, Nicky Whelan, Josh Peck, Neal Israel. The term a Kevin Hart comedy is something of an oxymoron, as Hart is an unfunny comic actor with a grating screen presence. His previous film was Ride Along, an unfunny, unpleasant and dull variation on the odd couple buddy cop formula that Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #114

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Paper Planes’, ‘Birdman', ' The Salvation’ and ‘Unbroken′ . This episode also contains interviews with Alejandro Gonzalez and Emma Stone. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading

BIRDMAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Stars: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Ryan, Andrea Riseborough, Lindsay Duncan. One of the most critically lauded films of recent months, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) is a quirky mix of drama and black comedy from Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who is known for his ambitious sprawling and complex narratives (Amores Perros, Babel, etc) and their multilayered narrative structure. However, Birdman is a little more intimate in nature than his Continue reading