Archives for February 2005


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Kriv Stenders Stars: Samuel Johnson, Colin Friels, Sacha Horler, Kestie Morassi, Jessica Napier, Sarah Pierse, Jason Gann, Paul Sonnkila. Much has been written recently about the state of the local film industry, speculating about the reasons why audiences stay away in droves from our quirky, unfunny comedies and bleak, downbeat dramas. While the producers of this original but off beat low budget drama hold out high hopes for it, The Illustrated Family Doctor is unlikely to change audiences' perceptions about local productions Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Taylor Hackford Stars: Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell, Harry Lennix, Terence Dashon Howard, Larenz Tate, Richard Schiff, Regina King, Curtis Armstrong, Bokeem Woodbine, Aunjunue Ellis, Sharon Warren, David Krumholz, Patrick Bachau, Kurt Fuller Fans would have expected that a biopic celebrating the life and times and music of the legendary musician the late Ray Charles, arguably one of the most influential musicians of the past fifty years, to be more inspirational and engaging. Unfortunately, this earnest biopic Continue reading