THE FAMILY MAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Brett Ratner Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tea Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven, Saul Rubinek, Josef Sommer, Harve Presnell, Amber Valletta, Mackenzie Vega. The spirit of Frank Capra's enduring Christmas classic It's A Wonderful Life runs throughout this well meaning romantic comedy/drama in which a rapacious, uptight Wall Street broker suddenly discovers that maybe greed is not so good and, sometimes, the best things in life are the simple things. Thirteen years ago, hot shot financial whiz kid Jack Campbell (Nicolas Cage) left his Continue reading

THE CHAMBER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:James Foley Stars:Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Lela Rochon, Robert Prosky, David Marshall Grant, Raymond Barry, Bo Jackson, Josef Sommer, Nicholas Pryor, Harve Presnell, Richard Bradford Running Time:110 minutes A far cry from the lightweight drama and largely implausible conspiracy themes of The Pelican Brief, etc, The Chamber is possibly the darkest and most sombre in tone of the five screen adaptations of John Grisham's popular legal thrillers. It is also more character driven, and this noticeable shift in Continue reading