WHY HIM?

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Hamburg Stars: Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key, Cedric The Entertainer, Adam Devine This rather laboured, uneven and unfunny comedy about an uptight father who disapproves of his daughter's latest boyfriend is a low rent variation on Meet The Parents. Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston) is a genial businessman from Grand Rapids Michigan who runs a successful printing company. He also is a loving husband and father with a close knit family - there is wife Barb (Megan Continue reading

THE INTERN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nancy Meyers Stars: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Anders Holm, Rene Russo, Nat Wolff, Adam Devine, Zack Pearlman, Celia Weston, Linda Lavin, Jojo Kushner, Christina Scherer. Robert De Niro is one of the most dynamic and intense actors of his generation and he has appeared in classics like The Godfather Part II, Raging Bull and Taxi Driver. Thirty years ago the thought of De Niro playing the lead in a lightweight romantic comedy would have been anathema, but as he is now over 70 he seems to slip comfortably into these sorts of roles. And Continue reading

PITCH PERFECT 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Elizabeth Banks Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Camp, Alexis Knapp, John Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow, Katey Sagal, Hana Mae Lee, Skylar Astin, Adam Devine, Ben Platt, Birgitte Hjort Sorenson, Flula Borg, Shawn Carter Paterson, Ester Dean. Pitch Perfect, a feel good film about an all girl a cappella group finding success, was a surprise box office hit in 2012, grossing over $113 million from a modest $17 million budget, so it's not surprising that producers have given us this sequel. What is Continue reading