BE COOL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: F Gary Gray Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric The Entertainer, Andre Benjamin, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, The Rock, Robert Pastorelli, James Woods, Steve Tyler, Danny De Vito. One of the more iconic moments in recent cinema history was when John Travolta and Uma Thurman took to the dance floor in Pulp Fiction. The producers of Be Cool, a disappointingly light-weight sequel to 1995's smooth crime caper Get Shorty, have cleverly paired Travolta and Thurman again, and have incorporated an almost Continue reading

JOHN Q

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nick Cassavetes Stars: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, James Woods, Daniel E Smith, Kimberly Elise After his triumphant Academy Award winning performance cast against type as a corrupt LAPD cop in the otherwise disappointing Training Day, Denzel Washington returns to familiar territory as the decent upright citizen audiences will cheer for in Nick Cassavetes' hostage drama. Washington plays John Quincy Archibald, an honest, deeply religious, unskilled factory worker struggling to keep his family afloat despite the constant Continue reading

GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Rob Reiner Stars:Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, Craig T Nelson, William H Macy, Lucas Black, Jerry Levine, Margo Martindale, Terry O'Quinn, Bill Smitrovich, Lloyd "Benny" Bennett, Michael O'Keefe, Brock Peters, Wayne Rogers, Bill Cobbs, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Andy Romano Running Time:130 minutes Rob Reiner returns to the courtroom for the first time since A Few Good Men, but with a legal thriller of a different kind. Based on the true story of the fascinating trial of Byron De La Beckwith (James Woods), a bigoted Continue reading