Archives for December 2001


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Victor Salva Stars: Justin Long, Gina Phillips. Squabbling Jenner siblings Darius (Justin Long, from Galaxy Quest and tv's ED, etc) and Patricia (Gina Phillips) are taking a long scenic drive home for the holidays via some quiet, remote backroads. The couple are nearly run off the road by an anonymous psychopath in a filthy old van. Soon afterwards, they spot the driver dropping what looks suspiciously like bodies wrapped in sheets down a well beside an old abandoned church. Deciding to investigate further, Darius finds himself Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Cameron Crowe Stars: Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Timothy Spall, Jason Lee, Kurt Russell, Tilda Swinton, Noah Taylor. A remake of the Spanish film Abre Los Ojos (Open Your Eyes), Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky is a bewildering, existential sci-fi thriller that will be mainly remembered as the film that led to the split in the fairy tale marriage between Hollywood's favourite son Tom Cruise and red hot flavour of the year Nicole Kidman. The attendant publicity surrounding the breakup and the subsequent romance between Continue reading