CONCUSSION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Landesman Stars: Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Eddie Marsan, David Morse, Paul Reiser, Arliss Howard, Luke Wilson, Mike O'Malley, Hill Harper, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Stephen Moyer, Richard T Jones, Sara Lindsey. There was an irony in the fact that we were watching a media preview of Concussion while the Superbowl was being televised throughout bars in the city. The fact based drama Concussion is highly critical of the all powerful NFL and its attempts to cover up the long term degenerative brain Continue reading

EXTREME MEASURES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Michael Apted Stars: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse, Bill Nunn, John Toles-Bey, Paul Guilfoyle, Debra Monk Typical of Hollywood's lack of imagination and creativity, the three minute trailer for Extreme Measures is an absolute shocker! It virtually gives away all there is to know about the plot of this routine, moderately gripping, yet ultimately unsurprising medical thriller that seems to have been heavily inspired by the vastly superior Coma and its ilk. Anyone who has seen the trailer will know, Continue reading

THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Renny Harlin Stars: Geena Davis, Samuel L Jackson, Patrick Malahide, Craig Bierko, Brian Cox, David Morse, G D Spradlin, Tom Amandes, Yvonne Zima, Melina Kanakaredes, Alan North Running Time: 120 minutes. Despite his reputation as a classy director of brutal, slickly produced action thrillers that mix generous dollops of violence with cutting edge special effects, Renny Harlin has only really managed to deliver the goods twice - first with Die Hard 2 and most recently with Cliffhanger - but here he again finds some semblance of Continue reading