OCTOBER SKY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joe Johnston Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern, William Lee Scott, Chad Lindberg, Chris Ellis. A beautifully wrought, touching and sensitive coming of age tale set in small town America in 1957, October Sky is one of the most satisfying and enjoyable films of this year. This inspiring film is based on the true story of Homer Hickham (played with great insight and charm by Jake Gyllenhaal, from Homegrown, City Slickers, etc), who eventually became a NASA engineer. Homer grew up in Coalwood, West Virginia, Continue reading

GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Rob Reiner Stars:Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, Craig T Nelson, William H Macy, Lucas Black, Jerry Levine, Margo Martindale, Terry O'Quinn, Bill Smitrovich, Lloyd "Benny" Bennett, Michael O'Keefe, Brock Peters, Wayne Rogers, Bill Cobbs, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Andy Romano Running Time:130 minutes Rob Reiner returns to the courtroom for the first time since A Few Good Men, but with a legal thriller of a different kind. Based on the true story of the fascinating trial of Byron De La Beckwith (James Woods), a bigoted Continue reading