LAST NIGHT IN SOHO

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Edgar Wright Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Diana Rigg, Terence Stamp, Margaret Nolan, Micahel Ajao, Rita Tushingham, Synnove Karlsen, Sam Claflin.   Last Night In Soho is the new film from filmmaker Edgar Wright (the superb Baby Driver, the so-called Cornetto trilogy, etc) and it is a dazzling mix of Italian Giallo styled mystery, coming of age tale, part urban horror and part supernatural ghost thriller. The film has clearly been inspired by such classic thrillers as Repulsion and Don’t Look Now, and is Continue reading

BABY DRIVER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Edgar Wright Stars: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Lily James, Eiza Gonzalez, Jon Bernthal, Flea, Lanny Joon, C J Jones.   British director Edgar Wright (Shaun Of The Dead, etc) was raised on a diet of Hollywood genre films, but his quirky sensibility and sense of humour subverts the usual tropes of the genre. His Hot Fuzz was a loving homage to those American crime films he loved watching. A decade on he returns to the crime genre with Baby Driver, an immensely entertaining and fast paced heist Continue reading

ANT-MAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peyton Reed Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Michael Pena, Abby Ryder Fortson, Martin Donovan, Anthony Mackie, David Dasmalchian, T I Harris, Wood Harris, Hayley Atwell, John Slattery. He may well be the smallest superhero in the Marvel stable, but Ant-man punches above its weight and gives the studio one of its better superhero movies. Ant-man is not as dour nor as bloated as the recent Avengers: Age Of Ultron and has a lighter tone throughout that makes it more of a crowd Continue reading