HEREDITARY

by GREG KING Director: Ari Aster Stars: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd. We’ve recently seen a number of horror films that have effectively relied on suspense and a creeping sense of dread rather than out right gore to scare audiences – films like It Follows, It Comes At Night, the recent A Quiet Place, etc - and now we get Hereditary. Following its screenings at the Sundance Film Festival in January where it has been acclaimed as one of the scariest films of all time, Hereditary reaches our screens, but it seems that it has Continue reading

PATRIOTS DAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Berg Stars: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, J K Simmons, Christopher O'Shea, Michelle Monaghan, Alex Wolff, Themo Melikidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jake Picking, Jimmy O Yang, Melissa Benoist, James Colby, Michael Beach, Adam Trese, Khandi Alexander. Is it too soon for a film depicting the 2013 terrorist bombing of the annual Boston Marathon? Some would probably say yes and suggest that the film touches a nerve that is still pretty raw. But others would argue that a film like Patriots Day treats the subject with Continue reading

MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Kirk Jones Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Lanie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Elena Kampouris, Alex Wolff, Gia Carides, Joey Fatone, Louis Mandylor, Bess Meisler, Bruce Grey, Ian Gomez, Jayne Eastwood, Mark Margolis, Rob Riggle, Rita Wilson, John Stamos. The original My Big Fat Greek Wedding was a huge box office hit way back in 2002, grossing some $300 million at the box office, so it would seem that a sequel was inevitable. But it has taken nearly fourteen years for writer and creator Nia Vardalos to come up with a Continue reading