CHILD’S PLAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lars Klevberg Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, Carlease Burke, Tim Matheson, David Lewis, Trent Redekop, voice of Mark Hamill. In 1989 the slasher thriller Child’s Play introduced us to Chucky, the toy doll (voiced by Brad Dourif) who was possessed by the spirit of a serial killer and embarked on a murder spree. The film became something of a cult favourite and yielded several sequels of varying quality. With both a new Annabelle movie hitting cinema and original writer Don Mancini planning a tv series Continue reading

SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman Stars: voices of: Shamiek Moore, Brian Tyree Henry, Mahershala Ali, Hailee Steinfeld, Nicolas Cage, Chris Pine, Jake Johnson, Kimiko Glenn, John Mulaney, Liev Schreiber, Lily Tomlin, Kathryn Hahn, Stan Lee, Zoe Kravitz, Luna Lauren Velez, Natalie Morales, Oscar Isaac, Lake Bell. From Marvel Studios in association with Sony Animation Studios this subversive take on the whole superhero genre gives us one of the more sophisticated examples of animation to hit our screens in recent years. Continue reading