ONLY THE BRAVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joseph Kosinski Stars: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jeff Bridges, Taylor Kitsch, James Badge Dale, Alex Russell, Andie MacDowell, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, Ben Hardy, Scott Haze. There have been a few great films about heroic firefighters, and the best of them is, arguably, Ron Howard's Backdraft. Other great films about firefighters have included Irwin Allen's star-studded disaster movie The Towering Inferno and the 1968 Hellfighters, which starred John Wayne as fictitious version of the legendary Red Continue reading

OBLIVION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joseph Kosinski Stars: Tom Cruise, Andrea Riseborough, Melissa Leo, Olga Kurylenko, Morgan Freeman, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau. The visually stunning sci-fi drama Oblivion is the sophomore film from director Joseph Kosinski, who previously gave us the equally dazzling Tron: Legacy. Although hailing from a background as a visual artist and an architectural professor, Kosinski is a natural filmmaker who has a bold imagination and a distinctive eye for visuals and compositions which serves him well here. He is more than comfortable with the Continue reading

TRON: LEGACY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joseph Kosinski Stars: Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde In 1982, the high concept sci-fi film Tron used then cutting-edge computer generated imagery to take us inside a cybernetic world. Back then the whole CGI process was still in its infancy, but the film was ahead of its time. With the recent advances in both CGI and 3D technology, the time seems right to revisit that artificial world. So here is the belated and unnecessary sequel, Tron: Legacy. The film is set some twenty years after the original. Computer games Continue reading