SUPERFLY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Director X Stars: Trevor Jackson, Kaalan Walker, Esai Morales, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, Andrea London, Jason Mitchell, Jennifer Morrison, Brian F Durkin, Big Bank Black, Antwan Big Boi Patton. This is a largely unnecessary remake of the 1972 Blaxploitation crime drama from director Gordon Parks jr, the son of legendary Blaxploitation filmmaker Gordon Parks, who gave us classic films like Shaft, etc. The original was a ground-breaking achievement as it one of the first films entirely financed and starring and Continue reading

WARRIOR

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gavin O'Connor Stars: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo. The world of mixed martial arts fighting, in which opponents use a number of different fighting style to hammer their opponent into submission, forms the background to this excellent and hard hitting drama from Gavin O’Connor (Miracle, etc). But as with many great boxing movies, many of the battles here are those being fought with personal demons outside the ring. Warrior centres around the dysfunctional and emotionally damaged Conlon Continue reading