GLASS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: M Night Shyamalan Stars: James McAvoy, Samuel L Jackson, BRuce Willis, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard, Luke Pierce, Adam David Thompson, M Night Shyamalan. In Glass, filmmaker M Night Shyamalan brings together the central characters from 1999's Unbreakable and 2016's Split for a climactic showdown that brings to a close this unofficial trilogy. At the end of Split, Shyamalan did include a post credits sting that hinted that the film was a part of the Unbreakable universe, but he had to wait a Continue reading

MORGAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Luke Scott Stars: Kate Mara, Rose Leslie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Paul Giamatti, Michelle Yeoh, Boyd Holbrook, Vinette Robinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Cox, Chris Sullivan, Michael Yare. Morgan: A Suitable Case For Termination? In a remote laboratory, a team of scientists have artificially created a young girl who has highly developed mental faculties. Morgan (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) has largely been raised in isolation and has little outside stimulation to shape her understanding of the world. She is confined to a Continue reading

THE WITCH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Robert Eggers Stars: Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Harvey Scrimshaw. Set in a New England colony in the early 1700s, before the time of the Salem witch trials, this is a slow burn drama about a family torn apart by witchcraft and demonic possession. A God fearing puritanical family is expelled from their community for the sin of "prideful conceit" and forced to fend for themselves by living off the land near a forest. The forest becomes a source of evil, a bit like with the low budget The Blair Witch Project. The family is Continue reading