A LIFE LESS ORDINARY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Danny Boyle Stars:Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Ian Holm, Ian McNeice, Stanley Tucci, Dan Hedaya, Tony Shalhoub, Maury Chaykin, Judith Ivey Running Time:103 minutes.   Angels are occasionally sent to earth to change an ordinary person's life has been a favourite theme for film makers. Although this quirky, visually dazzling but sporadically inventive comedy/drama is probably the kind of film that Frank Capra would have made had he taken drugs, A Life Less Ordinary ultimately owes more than a Continue reading

THE BEAUTICIAN AND THE BEAST

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ken Kwapis Stars: Fran Drescher, Timothy Dalton, Ian McNeice, Patrick Malahide, Lisa Jakub, Adam LaVorga, Heather DeLoach, Michael Lerner, Phyllis Newman Running Time: 105 minutes. The Nanny does The King And I? Part contemporary fairy tale with the requisite happy ending, part culture-clash comedy, and part fish out of water tale, The Beautician And The Beast provides an unusual spin on the classic story of a beautiful, head strong tutor who tames a tyrannical and aloof father and enchants his children. Cleverly written by Todd Continue reading