THOR: RAGNAROK

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Taika Waititi Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi, Rachel House, Clancy Brown, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Sam Neill, Luke Hemsworth, Matt Damon, Shari Sebbens. The 17th feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the third film in the Thor series is lighter in tone and lots of fun. For those who have grown a little tired on the usual formula and destructive set pieces of Marvel this will be Continue reading

THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Camille Delamarre Stars: Ed Skrein, Ray Stevenson, Loan Chabanol, Gabriella Wright, Tatiana Pajkovic, Radivoje Bukvic, Wenxia Yu, Yuri Kolokolnikov. Another week, another reboot of a defunct film franchise. This time it is The Transporter series, which was first created by Luc Besson in 2002. Besson is the French filmmaker who makes kinetically exciting, fast paced but formulaic Eurothrillers and vapid Hollywood-style action movies like Lucy, Kiss Of The Dragon, etc. But it's been a long time since he has made a truly great film like Continue reading

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Paul W S Anderson Stars: Logan Lerman, Christoph Waltz, Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Mads Mikkelsen, Gabriella Wilde, Freddie Fox, James Corden. Alexandre Dumas’ classic 1844 adventure story about the three musketeers and their derring do, sword play and intrigue in the court of Louis XIII has been filmed numerous times before. There was a silent version of the tale in 1921, starring arguably the greatest swashbuckler of all in Douglas Fairbanks. Other versions of the timeless tale Continue reading