CONCUSSION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Landesman Stars: Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Eddie Marsan, David Morse, Paul Reiser, Arliss Howard, Luke Wilson, Mike O'Malley, Hill Harper, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Stephen Moyer, Richard T Jones, Sara Lindsey. There was an irony in the fact that we were watching a media preview of Concussion while the Superbowl was being televised throughout bars in the city. The fact based drama Concussion is highly critical of the all powerful NFL and its attempts to cover up the long term degenerative brain Continue reading

REMEMBER THE TITANS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Boaz Yakin Stars: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst, Donald Faison, Kip Pardue, Craig Kirkwood, Ethan Suplee, Hayden Panettiere, Nicole Ari Parker, Ryan Golsing, Kate Bosworth, Earl C Poitier, Gregalan Williams, Marion Guyot. There have been a number of films recently set around the world of American football (Oliver Stone's gritty Any Given Sunday, the bland comedy The Replacements, etc). But Remember The Titans is one of the more enjoyable as it focuses on broader issues and has an emotional heart that Continue reading