TOMMY’S HONOUR

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jason Connery Stars: Peter Mullan, Jack Lowden, Olivia Lovibond, Sam Neill, Therese Bradley, Peter Ferdinando, Max Deacon. Unlike boxing, NFL football, horse racing, car racing, or even surfing, golf is not the most cinematic of sports and holds little appeal for adrenaline junkies. However, we have had a few films set against the backdrop of the sport, including the Adam Sandler comedy Happy Gilmore, Tin Cup starring Kevin Costner, and Robert Redford's The Legend Of Bagger Vance, which starred Will Smith and Matt Damon. And now we Continue reading

INTO THE STORM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Quale Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callie, Matt Walsh, Jeremy Sumpter, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress, Alycia Debnam Carey, Arlen Escarpata, Lee Whitaker, Jon Reep, Scott Lawrence, David Drumm, Kyle Davis. The more cynically inclined will quickly dismiss this as Twister 2 with a largely no-name cast and employing the found footage aesthetic. But Into The Storm is steeped in the tradition of those classic disaster movies like Earthquake and The Towering Inferno, etc, and it even draws upon the established template of the genre Continue reading