HOLMES & WATSON

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Etan Cohen Stars: Will Ferrell, John C Reilly, Rebecca Hall, Kelly Macdonald, Pam Ferris, Ralph Fiennes, Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Hugh Laurie, Noah Jupe, Lauren Lapkus, Michael Culkin. My list of the worst films of 2018 has just had a late addition with Holmes & Watson, an execrable and terribly unfunny piece of nonsense that will have Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spinning in his grave. Conan Doyle’s estate gave permission for the filmmakers to use the famous characters, but in hindsight they should sue! This dire comedy about the Continue reading

GET HARD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Etan Cohen Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, Craig T Nelson, Greg Germann, Edwina Findley, Ariana Neal, Erick Chavarria, Paul Ben-Victor, John Mayer, John Eyez, Tip T I Harris, Nito Lazrioza. This odd couple prison buddy comedy sadly misfires on all cylinders. James King (Will Ferrell) is a self-centred high flyer, a wealthy hedge fund manager who lives in a palatial house, has earned his company millions of dollars and been made a partner at his firm, and has become engaged to the boss's daughter. But then his world comes Continue reading