SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ron Howard Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Donald Glover, Paul Bettany, Joonas Suotamo, Linda Hunt, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jon Favreau, Erin Kellyman, Ray Park. This stand-alone Star Wars film gives us the backstory of the roguish Han Solo, how he met Chewbacca and got his hands on the iconic Millennium Falcon. Solo has been written by Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi, etc) and his son Jonathan. Kasdan knows his Star Wars lore, and Solo is filled with sly Continue reading

THE RELIC

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Peter Hyams Stars: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, James Whitmore, Linda Hunt, Clayton Rohner, Chi Muoi Lo, Robert Lesser Running Time:110 minutes Alien in the museum? This glib one-liner is probably the best way to describe Peter Hyams' new horror film The Relic. Hyams has always been a very good director of genre thrillers such as Capricorn One, Sudden Death, etc, and in this occasionally gory film he deftly plays on our fear of superstition and the unknown. The Relic deals with the Kothoga, a mythological creature from Continue reading