GEOSTORM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dean Devlin Stars: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Andy Garcia, Ed Harris, Alexandra Maria Lana, Robert Sheehan, Danial Wu, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Amr Waked, Eugenio Hernandez, Richard Schiff, Mare Winningham. Geostorm is one big dumb sci-fi disaster movie that seems like a distant cousin to Michael Bay's Armageddon. But it is also a lot of escapist fun if you can suspend disbelief for a couple of hours. It stars Gerard Butler, a no-nonsense maverick action here who has in two previous films saved the President of Continue reading

JOHNNY ENGLISH REBORN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Oliver Parker Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Daniel Kaluuva, Pik-sen Lim, Rosamund Pike, Richard Schiff, Dominic West, Stephen Campbell Mooreh. This tired, laboured, belated and unnecessary sequel to the subpar Bond spoof Johnny English should have been stillborn! Rubbery faced comic Rowan Atkinson is great and very funny as the hapless, childlike and accident prone Mr Bean, and he is superb as the acerbic Blackadder. But somehow he grates as incompetent and bumbling British spy Johnny English. Since we last saw Continue reading

RAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Taylor Hackford Stars: Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell, Harry Lennix, Terence Dashon Howard, Larenz Tate, Richard Schiff, Regina King, Curtis Armstrong, Bokeem Woodbine, Aunjunue Ellis, Sharon Warren, David Krumholz, Patrick Bachau, Kurt Fuller Fans would have expected that a biopic celebrating the life and times and music of the legendary musician the late Ray Charles, arguably one of the most influential musicians of the past fifty years, to be more inspirational and engaging. Unfortunately, this earnest biopic Continue reading

LIVING OUT LOUD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Richard LaGravanese Stars: Holly Hunter, Danny De Vito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan, Richard Schiff, Elias Koteas, Mariangela Pino, Suzanne Shepherd, Clark Anderson. Writer Richard LaGravenese (The Bridges Of Madison County, The Fisher King, etc) makes his directorial debut with this edgy romantic comedy about a pair of middle aged divorcees looking to put a spark of romance back into their lives. He understands the demands of his perceptive and intelligent script, and probes the quiet desperation of his central characters with a Continue reading

THE LOST WORLD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Spielberg Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn, Arliss Howard, Richard Attenborough, Vanessa Lee Chester, Peter Stormare, Richard Schiff, Harvey Jason, Thomas F Duffy, Joseph Mazzello, Arian Richards Running Time: 134 minutes. Steven Spielberg's sequel to Jurassic Park, officially the biggest grossing film in history, is the most eagerly anticipated film of the year, and The Lost World doesn't disappoint. Spielberg's first film in three years, The Lost World is an equal rather than a Continue reading