AMERICAN HISTORY X

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tony Kaye Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Fairuza Balk, Avery Brooks, Elliott Gould, Stacy Keach. Written by David McKenna, American History X explores the origins of hatred and bigotry, and shows how those attitudes can be passed from one generation to the next. The film shows how frustrated, insecure and impressionable youth are seduced by poisonous ideologies. This is an environment in which violence begets violence, and history repeats itself with tragic consequences. Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) is a Continue reading

VEGAS VACATION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Kessler Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Ethan Embry, Marisol Nichols, Randy Quaid, Wayne Newton, Sid Caesar, Wallace Shawn,Christie Brinkley The very thought of the Griswold clan, America's most hapless and naive family of holiday makers, venturing into the neon lit playground of America's gambling Mecca for a week long vacation should provide enough chuckles, one would think. But don't bet on it! The fourth installment in this series of crass, low brow movies in which popular holiday destinations are trashed is Continue reading