JASON BOURNE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Paul Greengrass Stars: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones, Vincent Cassel, Riz Ahmed, Julia Stiles, Gregg Henry, Ato Essendoh, Scott Shepherd, Bill Camp. The film adaptations of Robert Ludlum's novels about Jason Bourne, an amnesiac assassin trying to piece together his own identity while outrunning and outgunning assassins was very influential in shaping and reinvigorating the Bond franchise as well as inspiring action films like Taken and its ilk. Nine years ago, following The Bourne Ultimatum, Matt Damon, the star of Continue reading

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Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tim Blake Nelson Stars: Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Mekhi Phifer Othello goes to high school? Shakespeare's play about an inter racial love affair, and the treacherous friend whose scheming and all consuming jealousy eventually leads to a tragedy that destroys all their lives has been updated and relocated to the contemporary setting of an American high school. There have been many attempts to update Shakespeare for modern film audiences (Ian McKellan's bold Richard III, Baz Luhrmann's Romeo And Juliet among them), but Continue reading

10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU.

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gil Junger Stars: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, Andrew Keegan, David Krumholtz, Larry Miller, Susan May Pratt, Gabrielle Union, Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, Allison Janney, Kyle Cease, David Leisure. Shakespeare gets a contemporary workout in this enjoyable teen comedy which has broad audience appeal. Essentially a modern version of The Taming Of The Shrew set in a Seattle high school, 10 Things I Hate About You uses the broad threads of the play to explore more relevant themes and issues. The shy Continue reading