BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Bryan Singer Stars: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Aiden Gillen, Allen Leech, Mike Myers, Tom Hollander, Aaron McCusker. Bohemian Rhapsody is a look at the legendary rock band Queen and in particular its flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury (played here by Remi Malek, the Emmy award winning star of television series Mr Robot) but it is largely a paint by the numbers biopic. Malek does resemble Mercury at times, and he does capture his aura, his mannerisms and posturing, his charisma and his stage Continue reading

54: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mark Christopher Stars: Ryan Phillipe, Breckin Meyer, Salma Hayek, Mike Myers, Ellen Albertini Dow, Sela Ward, Sherry Stringfield, Heather Matarazzo, Skipp Sudduth. Sex, drugs and disco? The popular New York disco Studio 54, run by entrepreneur Steve Rubell, epitomised the hedonistic lifestyle of the late 70s. Rubell's aim was to create a place where ordinary, but good looking people, could mix with celebrities for a party that would never end. He created a place where the rich and famous and the beautiful people converged to party, Continue reading

AUSTIN POWERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jay Roach Stars: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers, Seth Green, Robert Wagner, Will Farrell, Mindy Sterling, Paul Dillion, Fabiana Udenio, Joe Son, Burt Bacharach, uncredited cameos from Carrie Fisher, Christian Slater, Tom Arnold, Rob Lowe, Rob Cameletti, Larry Thomas. By day an internationally renowned fashion photographer, by night a secret agent in the employ of British Intelligence, Austin Powers (Saturday Night Live's Mike Myers) is the epitome of '60's cool and style. But when his nemesis, the sinister Continue reading