FINAL PORTRAIT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stanley Tucci Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Tony Shalhoub, Clemence Poesy, Sylvie Testud, James Faulkner. In 1966, renowned portrait artist and sculptor Alberto Giacometti passed away soon after completing his final painting. In 1964 he had painted a portrait of American journalist and art lover James Lord, who had come to Paris for a brief visit. The portrait was only supposed to take a couple of days, but the increasingly frustrated Lord spent a couple of weeks with the mercurial artist in his Paris studio. Giacometti was Continue reading

ATOMIC BLONDE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Leitch Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan, James Faulkner, Til SChweiger, Barbara Sukowa, Sophia Boutella, Roland Moller, Bill Skarsgard, Martin Angerbauer. Berlin 1989. The Cold War is in its death throes, and the Berlin Wall, the symbol of the Cold War that has divided East and West for three decades, is about to be torn down. Into this tense period of history comes Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), a British agent who has come to Berlin to investigate the murder of a fellow agent Continue reading

UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Anna Foerster Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver, Charles Dance, Tobias Menzies, James Faulkner, Clementine Nicholson, Peter Andersson, Bradley James, Trent Garrett, Daisy Head. This fifth film in the franchise comes four years after Underworld: Awakening, but it has little that is new to offer. Maybe it's time to bring the saga to an end. Kate Beckinsale dons the skin tight leather outfit again to reprise her role as the kick ass death dealer Selene, who has been trying to keep her daughter Eve out of the clutches of Continue reading