THE FRONT RUNNER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ivan Reitman Stars: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Alfred Molina, Sara Paxton, Kaitlyn Dever, Ari Graynor, Mike Judge, Toby Huss, Kevin Pollak, Evan Castelloe, Jennifer Landon, John Bedford Lloyd, William Walker, Bill Burr, Jonny Pasvolsky, Spencer Garrett, Gabriel Manak, Lee Armstrong, Molly Ephraim, Courtney Ford, Mark O’Brien, Josh Brener, Tommy Dewey, Jenna Kanell, Chris Coy, Oliver Cooper, Mamoudou Athie, Alex Karpovsky . A week is a long time in politics, and three weeks is a long time on the campaign trail. Continue reading

MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jason Reitman Stars: Adam Sandler, Rosemarie De Wit, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Ansel Elgort, Olivia Crococchia, Travis Trope, Kaitlyn Dever, Dean Norris, Emma Thompson, Dennis Haysbert, Timothee Chalamet, J K Simmons, Katherine C Hughes, Will Peltz, David Denman. Filmmaker Jason Reitman is the son of filmmaker Ivan Reitman (Twins, Ghostbusters, etc), but unlike his father who prefers lightweight comedies, he is more interested in exploring important issues and social problems. Reitman junior's films include Up In The Air, Continue reading

YOUNG ADULT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jason Reitman Stars: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt. Young Adult is a dark, bleak and uncomfortable comedy written by Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno, etc), who manages to create believable, flesh and blood but deeply flawed characters. The film re-unites her with Juno director Jason Reitman (Thank You For Smoking, Up In The Air, etc), who is one of the smartest young filmmakers working in Hollywood today. Charlize Theron plays Mavis Gary, the former psychotic bitchy prom queen who returns to her small-town of Continue reading