WAR ON EVERYONE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Michael McDonagh Stars: Alexander Skarsgard, Michael Pena, Theo James, Tessa Thompson, Caleb Landry Jones, Zion Rain Leyba, Malcolm Barrett, Paul Reiser, Stephanie Sigman. Irish playwright turned filmmaker John Michael McDonagh has given us a couple of powerful dramas with The Guard and Calvary, both of which were suffused with a strong streak of black humour and quirky touches. So it was with high expectations that I went in to the cinema to see his latest effort, the blackly comic crime caper War On Everyone. What a massive Continue reading

THE WRECKING CREW

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Denny Tedesco. Music lovers have been well served recently with a number of superb documentaries. The prolific Alex Gibney gave us a warts and all look at the rise James Brown, the "hardest working man in show biz", and there was also the informative and insightful documentary about the tragic Amy Winehouse. There was Muscle Shoals, about the hit making recording studio in Alabama where the likes of Paul Simon, Bob Seger and even the Rolling Stones recorded some of their best works. And there was the Oscar winning Twenty Feet Continue reading