Archives for December 2000


Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Don Bluth and Gary Goldman Stars: voices of Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore, Bill Pullman, Nathan Lane, John Leguizamo, Janeane Garofalo, Ron Perlman, Alex D Linz, Tone Loc, Jim Cummings. A few years ago, Fox studios established their own animation arm in an attempt to take on Disney's traditional domination of this field. Their first released animated feature film Anastasia was a perfect Disney clone, and was reasonably successful at the box office. But Fox have since learned that the field of feature film animation is not exactly Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David McNally Stars: Piper Perabo, Adam Garcia, Maria Bello, John Goodman, Tyra Banks. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer is better known for his big budget action movies (The Rock, Armageddon, etc), and, at first glance, this unashamedly trashy flick about an aspiring song writer who finds work pulling beers in a girl bar seems unlikely material. But Coyote Ugly contains plenty of the trademark Bruckheimer glossy touches, and is bound to be a crowd pleaser. Violet Sanford (Piper Perabo) is an aspiring songwriter who leaves small town Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Brill Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans, Allen Covert, Reese Witherspoon, Tiny Lister jr, Michael McKean, Rodney Dangerfield, Jon Lovitz, Henry Winkler, Rob Schneider, Ozzy Osbourne. Adam Sandler is one of those comics that you either love or hate, with his whining persona and scrappy humour based on flatulence, homophobic jokes, bodily functions, and other gross out moments that even the Farrelly brothers wouldn’t touch. However, he has managed to create a couple of genuinely entertaining Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Martin Campbell Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Robin Tunney, Bill Paxton, Scott Glenn, Izabella Scorpurio, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Taylor, Steve Le Marquand, Temeura Morrison, Stuart Wilson. Martin Campbell (Goldeneye, The Mask Of Zorro, etc) is quickly building a reputation as a director of exciting, action yarns. His latest film Vertical Limit takes audiences on a spectacular thrill ride on top of one of the world's highest and most treacherous mountain peaks, and further enhances his reputation. Vertical Limit combines the Continue reading