Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dave McCary Stars: Kyle Mooney, Greg Kinnear, Mark Hamill, Jane Adams, Michaela Watkins, Matt Walsh, Claire Danes, Ryan Simpkins, Jorge Lendeborg jr. An inventive, original oddball and quirky independent film from first time feature filmmaker Dave McCary (better known as an Emmy nominated writer on SNL), Brigsby Bear deals with themes of family, friendship, the loss of innocence, love, the indelible impact of pop culture, nostalgia, and the power of movies to heal and transform. James Pope (Kyle Mooney) has led a rather Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Andrew Jay Cohen Stars: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Ryan Simpkins, Nick Kroll, Rob Heubel, Jeremy Renner, Cedric Yarbrough, Kyle Kinane, Lennon Parham, Michaela Watkins . One of the truisms of gambling says that the house always wins. However, with this supposed comedy about an ordinary family that set up an illegal underground casino in the leafy streets of suburbia, it is the audience who are the losers. Let’s face it – when was the last time Will Ferrell made a decent movie? Recent films like Get Hard, Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lake Bell Stars: lake Bell, Demetri Martin, Fred Melamed,  Ken Marino, Michaela Watkins, Rob Corddry. The late Hal Douglas was a veteran voice over announcer whose deep stentorian tones were familiar to millions of movie goers through his work on hundreds of blockbuster movie trailers, which often began with that iconic phrase "In a world..." His recent death throws an ironic pall over this iconoclastic comedy about the fictitious search for a new voice over announcer to bring those familiar words back to life. This enjoyable ensemble Continue reading