KILL THE MESSENGER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Michael Cuesta Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie De Witt, Oliver Platt, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia, Richard Jenkins, Michael Sheen, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Robert Patrick, Barry Pepper. In the 1980s the Reagan administration waged a covert war on drugs. But it was a war that created some strange bedfellows. At the same time, the CIA was apparently helping drug dealers smuggle crack cocaine into the urban ghettoes of Los Angeles and other American cities, and using the funds to help prop up the Contra rebels fighting in Continue reading

ENDLESS LOVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Shana Feste Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Gab rielle Wilde, Robert Patrick, Bruce Greenwood, Rhys Wakefield, Joely Richardson. Hitting cinemas in time for Valentine's Day is this rather shallow and pointless remake of the 1981 drama Endless Love, which was based on the 1979 bestselling novel written by Scott Spencer. The original was largely memorable for its Oscar-nominated theme song, sung by Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie, which became a huge chart topping hit. The original also starred Brooke Shields, who was at the peak of her career then Continue reading