LOVE, SIMON

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Greg Berlanti Stars: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Jorge Lendeborg jr, Alexandra Shipp, Logan Miller, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Keiynan Lonsdale, Miles Heizer, Joey Pollari, Tony Hale, Natasha Rothwell, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Clark Moore. I liked Simon a lot, but I didn’t love Simon! This enjoyable queer teen love story deals with themes of sexual orientation, coming out, friendship, bullying, family, peer pressure, which gives it a universal appeal. It is also refreshing to see a Continue reading

NERVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman Stars: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Juliette Lewis, Machine Gun Kelly, Brian Marc, Marc John Jeffries. Nerve is a popular on-line social media game in which competitors are set challenges, a bit like an internet version of Fear Factor. The more dangerous the challenge the more money a person can make, but if you fail to complete the challenge you get nothing. All of the challenges have to be filmed using the competitor's mobile phones. There are two categories of people Continue reading