SULLY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Clint Eastwood Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Mike O'Malley, Jamey Sheridan, Anna Gunn, Chrise Bauer, Michael Rapaport. On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 took off from New York's Laguardia Airport. A few minutes after takeoff the plane was struck by a flock of geese, which disabled both engines. Veteran pilot Chesley Sullenberger (played here by Tom Hanks) was forced to make an emergency landing, bringing the plane, carrying 155 passengers and crew, to rest in the middle of the Hudson River. Despite the Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tom McCarthy Stars: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Brian d'Arcy James, Live Schreiber, John Slattery, Billy Crudup, Stanley Tucci, Paul Guilfoyle, Len Cariou, Jamey Sheridan, Neal Huff. All the bishops men? A powerful drama, Spotlight is based on the true story of the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize winning series of articles from 2002 exposing the sytematic molestation of young children by Catholic priests and the cover-up orchestrated by the Catholic Church. The revelations were particularly shocking in this strong Continue reading

LIFE AS A HOUSE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Irwin Winkler Stars: Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Hayden Christensen, Jamey Sheridan, Mary Steenburgen, Jena Malone While the title may not exactly sound riveting, Life As A House is a moving and beautifully written drama that explores a number of serious and important themes with surprising honesty and intelligence - themes like family, death, alienation, teenage angst, the inability to change or escape the past, and the healing power of love. George (Kevin Kline) is an architect who is sacked from his job after 26 Continue reading