FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Yates Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Subol, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Zoe Kravitz, Ron Perlman, Carmen Ejogo, Ronan Raftery, Johnny Depp. With the lucrative Harry Potter franchise done and dusted, author J K Rowling has expanded on her Potterverse with this stand alone tale set some seven decades before the adventures of the boy wizard. Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them serves as the launching pad for a new post-Potter franchise set against the world of Continue reading

ALI

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Michael Mann Stars: Will Smith, Mario Van Peebles, Jon Voight, Jamie Foxx, Ron Silver, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Albert Hall, Mykelti Williamson, Jeffrey Wright. Some twenty years ago I saw Tom Gries' biopic on Muhammad Ali, appropriately titled The Greatest, which starred the great man playing himself. Although a sanitised version of Ali's life given the circumstances of its production, The Greatest offered far more insight into the man widely acknowledged as the greatest boxer of all time, than this disappointing film from director Continue reading