OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Josh Gordon and Will Speck Stars: Jason Bateman, T J Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Courtney B Vance, Rob Corddry, Kate McKinnon, Abbey Lee, Olivia Munn, Karan Soni, Jillian Bell, Randall Park, Vanessa Bayer, Matt Walsh, Ben Falcone, Adrian Martinez, Sam Richardson, Fortune Feimster. It seems that writers of mainstream comedies these days have forgotten how to create genuinely funny and witty comedies, and they tend to equate adults misbehaving with comedy. This penchant for raunchy and largely unfunny comedy material seems to have Continue reading

SEX TAPE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jake Kasdan Stars: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper, Rob Lowe, Sebastian Hedges Thomas, Jack Black, Nat Faxon. Another raunchy sub-Judd Apatow comedy, this sex tape is embarrassing for all the wrong reasons! In a year that has given us some great adult oriented comedies like Bad Neighbours, A Million Ways To Die In The West, etc, Sex Tape is substandard fare. The link between pornography and technology is the impetus for this comedy about a married couple who make a sex tape one night and then panic when they Continue reading

IN A WORLD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lake Bell Stars: lake Bell, Demetri Martin, Fred Melamed,  Ken Marino, Michaela Watkins, Rob Corddry. The late Hal Douglas was a veteran voice over announcer whose deep stentorian tones were familiar to millions of movie goers through his work on hundreds of blockbuster movie trailers, which often began with that iconic phrase "In a world..." His recent death throws an ironic pall over this iconoclastic comedy about the fictitious search for a new voice over announcer to bring those familiar words back to life. This enjoyable ensemble Continue reading

WARM BODIES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jonathan Levine Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco. A zombie date movie? A post-apocalyptic love story? Warm Bodies is both, and offers a fresh twist on the familiar cliches of the zombie film at the same time. It has the same appeal to audiences as some of the other great zombie movies like the marvelous British comedy Shaun Of The Dead and George A Romero's classic Night Of The Living Dead. And of course HBO's The Walking Dead has also sparked a renewed interest in all things undead. Warm Continue reading