DOWNSIZING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alexander Payne Stars: Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Udo Kier, Hong Chau, Rolf Lassgard, Ingjerd Egeberg, Jason Sudeikis, Neil Patrick Harris, Laura Dern, Margot Martindale, James Van Der Beek, Maribeth Monroe, Mary Kay Place, Joaquim de Almeida. It’s a small world after all? In the not too distant future, Norwegian scientist Dr Jorgen Asbjonsen (Rolf Lassgard) has come up with a radical solution for a world concerned with overpopulation and rapidly diminishing resources. He and his colleagues have figured out a Continue reading

TEXAS RANGERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steve Miner Stars: Dylan McDermott, James Van Der Beek, Robert Patrick, Tom Skerrit, Alfred Molina, Ashton Kutcher, Usher Raymond, Matt Keeslar, Rachel Leigh Cook. So this is what tv stars do while their regular series take a mid-season break? Dylan McDermott (from The Practice) and James Van Der Beek (from Dawson's Creek) pop up in this second rate western about the origin of the Texas Rangers in post-Civil War Texas. It's an idea that has been explored many times before in the past, and this young guns approach brings little Continue reading