LUCKY NUMBERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nora Ephron Stars: John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow, Tim Roth, Ed O'Neill, Bill Pullman, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Weston, Michael Moore, Michael Rapaport. John Travolta bounces back after the dismal Battlefield Earth, a film so truly awful that it could have killed the career of a lesser star. In this comic crime caper he actually seems to be enjoying himself and he brings a more relaxed, easy going persona to the screen. Travolta plays Russ Richards, Harrisburg's celebrity tv weatherman, who basks in his fame and the little perks, Continue reading

YOU’VE GOT MAIL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nora Ephron Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Parker Posey, Greg Kinnear, Jean Stapleton, Steve Zahn, Dave Chappelle, Heather Burns, Dabney Coleman, John Randolph. With the charming Sleepless In Seattle, writer/director Nora Ephron successfully remade the '40's tear jerker An Affair To Remember, as a vehicle for Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Ephron attempts to recapture much of that same magic with this pleasant enough remake of Ernst Lubitsch's 1940 comedy The Shop Around The Corner. Based on Nikolaus Laszlo's play Parfumerie, the film has Continue reading