THE 5TH WAVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: J Blakeson Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Live Schreiber, Maria Bello, Ron Livingston, Alex Rose, Zackary Arthur, Maika Monroe, Tony Revolori, Terry Serpico, Talitha Bateman. The 5th Wave is the latest adaptation of a bestselling Young Adult novel to hit the screens. But unlike those other recent YA franchises set in a dystopian world - The Maze Runner, The Hunger Games, Divergent, etc - The Fifth Wave is set in the present day in a recogniseable and familiar world. With its story about a group of teens fighting back against a Continue reading

THE END OF THE TOUR

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: James Ponsoldt Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, Joan Cusack, Anna Chlumsky, Mamie Gummer, Ron Livingston. American author David Foster Wallace may not exactly be a household name, but his reputation as a serious writer was cemented in 1996 with the publication of his critically acclaimed 1079 page tome Infinite Jest. Wallace embarked on a whirlwind five day publicity tour of the midwest to promote the book. He was accompanied on the road by rookie Rolling Stone journalist David Lipsky, who wanted to write a detailed profile on Continue reading

SWINGERS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Doug Liman Stars: Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Patrick Van Horn, Alex Desert, Heather Graham, Deena Martin, Katherine Kendall, Brooke Langton, Blake Lindsley Running Time: 96 minutes. Shot on the smell of an empty gin bottle and utilising a number of cool back alley LA lounges and night clubs in which the spectres of smooth latter day crooners like Sinatra still reign supreme, Swingers typifies the creative spirit of American independent low budget film making. Director Doug Liman, who shot Swingers for a mere Continue reading