ALLIED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Robert Zemeckis Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Simon McBurney, Lizzy Caplan, August Diehl, Matthew Goode, Thierry Fremont. This old-fashioned World War Two set romantic drama from director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Castaway, etc) tries to be a Casablanca for the twenty first century. But it is also the film that brought Brad Pitt and costar Marion Cotillard together and sparked rumours that their on screen romance continued after the cameras stopped rolling. It is a bit like Mr And Mrs Smith, the romantic Continue reading

THE NIGHT BEFORE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jonathan Levine Stars: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie, Michael Shannon, Lizzy Caplan, Mindy Kaling, Jillian Bell, Helen Yorke, Ilana Glazer, Aaron Hill, Tracy Morgan, James Franco, Miley Cyrus, Lorraine Toussant, Randall Park. The Night Before is not your typical feel good Christmas Eve fable. Rather this R-rated comedy is an anti-Christmas movie and with its anarchic streak of humour is more in the same tone as the black comedy Bad Santa. However, this is also this year's Christmas turkey, and what an unappealing and Continue reading