MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Woody Allen Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Simon McBurney, Jackie Weaver, Marcia Gay Hardin, Hamish Linklater, Eileen Atkins. Woody Allen is certainly very prolific, and he shows no signs of slowing down as he keeps churning out his eccentric little romantic comedies at the pace of one per year. His recent forays away from his beloved Manhattan and into Europe seem to have briefly re-energised him and given him a fresh outlook. Midnight In Paris was one of his best films for quite some time. By comparison with that and his recent Blue Continue reading

SUMMER CODA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Richard Gray Stars: Rachael Taylor, Alex Dimitriades, Angus Sampson, Suzie Porter, Jackie Weaver. Debutante writer/director Richard Gray was the runner-up in the Australian version of the Project Greenlight competition, in which the winner received $1 million towards his film. However, since that disappointment, Gray has been able to secure funding to finally bring his vision to the screen. The result is Summer Coda, a beautiful and elegaic but disappointing romantic drama set against the gorgeous backdrop of Mildura. With its Continue reading