MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ol Parker Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Andy Garcia, Cher, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan, Jeremy Irvine, Dominic Cooper, Cher, Meryl Streep, Jessica Kennan Wynn, Alexa Davies, Celia Imrie. Mamma Mia! (2008) was a film adaptation of the successful stage juke box musical featuring many of the catchiest hit songs from popular Swedish pop quartet ABBA, and it grossed $600 million at the box office. It’s not surprising that the producers have a second Continue reading

TRASH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Daldry Stars: Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara, Selton Mello, Wagner Moura, Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Eduardo Luis. Set against the backdrop of the impoverished slums of Rio de Janeiro, where the street people and urchins daily scavenge through the local rubbish tip looking for detritus that will make their lives just a little more bearable, Trash serves up a strong mix of action, suspense, thrills and social commentary. It is also something of a coming of age tale about the loss of innocence in a world full of greed and Continue reading

MR. BEAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mel Smith Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, Pamela Reed, Harris Yulin, Burt Reynolds, John Mills, Richard Gant, Tricia Vessey, Andrew Lawrence, Tom McGowan, Sandra Oh Running Time: 98 minutes. Rowan Atkinson brings his famous creation, the hapless, disastrously accident prone Mr Bean, to the big screen in this hilarious and thoroughly enjoyable film. Bean seems deliberately designed to broaden his appeal, especially to American audiences who are largely unfamiliar with the antics of this destructive child in a man's body. Continue reading