SECOND ACT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Segal Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, Treat Williams, Charlyne Yi, Dave Foley, Larry Miller, Freddie Stroma, Alan Aisenberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Annaleigh Ashford, Dalton Harrod, Lacretta. Maya Vargas (Jennifer Lopez, from Maid In Manhattan, etc) is a 40-year old who has been in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend Trey (Milo Ventimiglia) and works in Value Shop, a big-box retail store. Drawing on her fifteen years of experience and understanding of customer service she has effectively reshaped the Continue reading

GRUDGE MATCH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Segal Stars: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger, Alan Arkin, Kevin Hart, Jon Bernthal. This surprisingly enjoyable comedy/drama about two aged boxers reluctantly dragged out of retirement for a show down can best be described as essentially Rocky versus Raging Bull. The concept works because of the astute casting of two of the screen's most memorable and charismatic boxers Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro in the lead roles. Stallone played boxer Rocky Balboa in a handful of Rocky movies, while De Niro won an Continue reading

MY FELLOW AMERICANS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Segal Stars: James Garner, Jack Lemmon, Dan Aykroyd, Everett McGill, John Heard, Lauren Bacall, Wilford Brimley, Brad Whitford, Sela Ward, Marg Helgenberger, Jeff Yeager Two former American Presidents, bitter rivals from opposite ends of the political spectrum, are thrown together as reluctant allies when they probe a trail of corruption and official cover-up that leads right to the heart of the Oval Office itself. Although it is five years since he left the White House, Russell Kramer (Jack Lemmon) maintains a high profile Continue reading