I AM NUMBER FOUR

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: D J Caruso Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Teresa Palmer, Timothy Olyphant, Jake Abel, Callan McAulliffe, Diana Agron. With the incredibly successful Harry Potter and Twilight franchises reaching their conclusion, filmmakers are obviously on the hunt for the next big thing in teen fiction to kick start another lucrative and long running series. But with both the recent Percy Jackson and Alex Ryder series failing to attract large audiences, high hopes rest with I Am Number Four. The film basically shares a number of broad thematic Continue reading

ENDLESS LOVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Shana Feste Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Gab rielle Wilde, Robert Patrick, Bruce Greenwood, Rhys Wakefield, Joely Richardson. Hitting cinemas in time for Valentine's Day is this rather shallow and pointless remake of the 1981 drama Endless Love, which was based on the 1979 bestselling novel written by Scott Spencer. The original was largely memorable for its Oscar-nominated theme song, sung by Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie, which became a huge chart topping hit. The original also starred Brooke Shields, who was at the peak of her career then Continue reading

IN TIME

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Andrew Niccol Stars: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Alex Pettyfer, Cillian Murphy, Matt Bomer, Vincent Kartheiser, Olivia Wilde. So, what is your time worth? This new sci-fi thriller comes from New Zealand born filmmaker Andrew Niccol, who wrote The Truman Show and directed Gattaca and Lord Of War. It is set in the near future, where everyone is genetically programmed to stop aging at 25, rather like Logan’s Run revisited, which adds a neat twist to the "race against time" thriller device. After your 25th birthday, you Continue reading