WONDER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Chbosky Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, Mandy Patinkin, Noah Jupes, Bryce Ghesiar, Daveed Diggs, Millie Price, Nadji Jeter, Danielle Rose Russell. Based on the best-selling 2013 young adult novel written by R J Palacio, Wonder tells the story of 10-year old August Pullman (played by Jacob Tremblay, who was so good in Room), a sensitive and intelligent boy who was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disfiguring craniofacial abnormality. He underwent 27 Continue reading

WISH I WAS HERE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Zach Braff Stars: Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon, Josh Gad, Ashley Greene, Jim Parsons, James Avery, Donald Faison, Michael Weston, Alexander Chaplin. Ten years ago Scrubs star Zach Braff made his mark as a writer and director with the insightful cult favourite Garden State, an assured but quirky comedy which drew upon personal experiences. But it has taken ten years for Braff to produce a follow up film. And despite the critical success of Garden State, which should have given him some clout with Continue reading