TERMINATOR GENISYS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alan Taylor Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke, J K Simmons, Dayo Okeniyi, Courtney B Vance, Matt Smith, Lee Byung-hun, Sandrine Holt. He promised he'd be back, and it's good to report that Arnold Schwarzenegger has returned to the Terminator franchise that made him a bona fide box office draw card, albeit looking little worse for wear. Thirty years ago James Cameron gave us an ambitious mix of sci-fi and action in the original Terminator movie about an unstoppable android sent back in time to kill the Continue reading

COLLATERAL DAMAGE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Andrew Davis Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cliff Curtis, Francesca Neri, Elias Koteas In the wake of the events of September 11 and the US sanctioned war on terrorism, a number of films with terrorist themes, including Tim Allen's Big Trouble and Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest, became collateral damage as nervous studio executives pulled them from their release schedule. In the case of Schwarzenegger's action thriller Collateral Damage it was something of a knee jerk reaction as this is certainly not one of big Arnie's better Continue reading

THE 6TH DAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Roger Spottiswoode Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Rooker, Robert Duvall, Sarah Wynter, Michael Rapaport, Wendy Crewson, Rod Rowland, Terry Crews, Ken Pogue, Colin Cunningham, Taylor Anne-Reid. The first mainstream Hollywood film since The Boys From Brazil to tackle the controversial issue of cloning, The 6th Day is a spectacular looking, but ultimately rather silly big budget special effects driven sci-fi thriller. The 6th Day also heralds the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger to the futuristic sci-fi thriller Continue reading

BATMAN & ROBIN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joel Schumacher Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Elle McPherson, Jeep Swenson, John Glover, Elizabeth Sanders Running Time: 134 minutes. Former costume designer turned director, Joel Schumacher continues to stamp his own distinct imprimatur on the phenomenally successful Batman series. For this fourth installment in the series, he continues to shift away from the darker, angst-ridden mood established by Tim Burton in the first two films, Continue reading