VENOM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ruben Fleischer Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Woody Harrelson, Peggy Lu. Yet another superhero movie, this one featuring a second-tier character from the Marvel stable. Or should that be a super-anti-hero, because Venom is not your usual superhero? We first met Venom in the Sam Raimi-helmed Spiderman 3, when he was played by Topher Grace. And despite its origins with Spiderman, Venom clearly sits outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film itself has been produced by Sony Continue reading

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Marcia Gay Hardin, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Callum Keith Rennie, Max Martini. If you threw Pretty Woman, 9 1/2 Weeks and Secretary into a blender, you'd probably end up with something like Fifty Shades Of Grey, a phenomenally successful piece of chick lit and soft core porn based on the best selling novel by E L James. There's been plenty of hype about this film version, which tells of the relationship between handsome millionaire businessman Christian Continue reading