Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jonathan Glazer Stars: Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston, Cameron Bright, Anne Heche. A haunting meditation on love, loss and grief, with supernatural undertones, Birth continues the eclectic range of roles that Nicole Kidman seems attracted to since her Oscar-winning turn in The Hours (Dogville, etc). Kidman plays Anna, a wealthy New York widow celebrating her engagement to her future husband (Danny Huston). The party takes a turn into weird territory when ten-year-old Sean (new comer Cameron Bright) turns up, Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jim Gillespie Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt , Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, Freddie Prinze jr, Johnny Galecki, Bridgette Wilson, Anne Heche , Muse Watson Running Time:100 minutes. Kevin Williamson 's clever, original script for Scream demonstrated a keen eye for the clichés of the slasher genre, and the film was characterised by a sly wit and ironic touches that deftly punctured many of them with knowing style and ease. However, his new script for the teen slasher horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer lacks that Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mike Newell Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, Anne Heche, James Russo Running time: 126 minutes. Proving once again that truth is often stranger than fiction, Donnie Brasco tells the story of an idealistic young FBI agent who spent three years undercover with the mob in order to gain evidence on their activities. In 1978, FBI agent Joe Pistone (Johnny Depp) assumed the alias of a small time thief and jewel fence, Donnie Brasco, and developed a friendship and bond of trust with small time gangster and Continue reading