ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Terry Jones Stars: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Joanna Lumley, Eddie Izzard, Rob Riggle, Emma Pierson, voices of Robin Williams, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones. Outside of the first two films in Edgar Wright's so-called Cornetto Trilogy, Simon Pegg's film career has probably seen more misses than hits. He recently redeemed his reputation with roles in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and the romantic comedy Man Up, although the latter's success was due more to the superb chemistry he Continue reading

THE TIME MACHINE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Simon Wells, Gore Verbinski (uncredited) Stars: Guy Pearce, Jeremy Irons, Orlando Jones, Samantha Mumba. Like the recent "re-imaginings" of classic films Planet Of The Apes and Get Carter, this updated version of The Time Machine is a completely unnecessary remake that adds little, and ultimately fails to improve on the original. George Pal's 1960 version of H G Wells' sci-fi classic won an Oscar for its special effects, although now they seem dated by today's standards. However, this new special effects laden version is unlikely Continue reading