MEN IN BLACK INTERNATIONAL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: F Gary Gray Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Rafe Spall, Kumail Nanjiani, Rebecca Ferguson, Kayvan Novak, Laurent Bourgeois, Larry Bourgeois. Very few film goers have been clamouring for a fourth film in the Men In Black franchise, but seven years after 2012’s Men In Black III here it is - whether we wanted it or not. Based on the comic book series created by Lowell Cunningham and Sandy Carruthers, Men In Black launched in 1997 and introduced us to Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as a Continue reading

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: F Gary Gray Stars: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Kurt Russell, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Ludacris Bridges, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Patrick St Esprit, Elsa Pataky, Janmario Santiago, Kristofer Hivju, Peter Hansen. The Fate Of The Furious is the eighth instalment in the successful franchise that has boasted some wildly over the top car action and outrageous stunts that defy the laws of gravity. But with each successive entry since Tokyo Drift, the third film in the Continue reading

BE COOL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: F Gary Gray Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric The Entertainer, Andre Benjamin, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, The Rock, Robert Pastorelli, James Woods, Steve Tyler, Danny De Vito. One of the more iconic moments in recent cinema history was when John Travolta and Uma Thurman took to the dance floor in Pulp Fiction. The producers of Be Cool, a disappointingly light-weight sequel to 1995's smooth crime caper Get Shorty, have cleverly paired Travolta and Thurman again, and have incorporated an almost Continue reading

SET IT OFF

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: F Gary Gray Stars: Jada Pinkett, Queen Latifah, Vivica A Fox, Kimberly Elise, John C. McGinley Running Time: 120 minutes. It's unusual to find a tough, contemporary crime thriller in which the main protagonists are Afro-American women, which is probably why local film distributors have not known how to handle or effectively market Set It Off. This surprisingly moral, yet exciting and proficiently staged action movie breaks some of the unwritten rules of the crime thriller genre. Set It Off begins with a bank robbery that goes Continue reading