SECRETARIAT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Randall Wallace Stars: Scott Glenn, Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Nestor Serrano, Dylan Walsh, Dylan Baker, James Cromwell, Fred Dalton Thompsonl. Australia has already immortalised its champion race horse Phar Lap on film, and now it’s Hollywood’s turn to celebrate one of its favourite race horses on screen. Secretariat was the last horse to win racing’s fabled Triple Crown, way back in 1973, and its winning margin and time in the Belmont Stakes has never been bettered. However, Secretariat is not as much about the champion Continue reading

HIDE AND SEEK

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Polson Stars: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Dylan Baker, Elisabeth Shue, Melissa Leo, Robert John Baker, Amy Irving. Australian actor turned director John Polson is certainly carving out a niche for himself in Hollywood as a proficient director of B-grade Hitchcock-like thrillers. First there was the suspense of the teen Fatal Attraction like Swimfan, and now there's the slasher thrills of the supernatural-themed Hide And Seek, both of which have been huge successes in the States. Hide And Seek is a Continue reading