SAUSAGE PARTY

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Stars: voices of: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Salma Hayek, Michael Cera, Danny McBride, Edward Norton, Paul Rudd, Craig Robinson, Nick Kroll, David Krumholtz, James Franco, Anders Holm, Jonah Hill. The secret life of food? This animated film is the antithesis of more family friendly fare such as usual offerings from the Disney/Pixar canon like Toy Story, etc. This is decidedly adults only entertainment pushes envelope and the limits of taste, with plenty of foul language and sexual innuendo that would Continue reading

SEPTEMBERS OF SHIRAZ

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Wayne Blair Stars: Adrien Brody, Salma Hayek, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Alon Aboutboul, Jamie Ward, Navid Navid, Anthony Aziz, Gabriella Wright, Ariana Molkara. Based on Dalia Sofer's semi-autobiographical 2007 novel, Septembers Of Shiraz is a drama set in Iran in 1979, at the time of the overthrow of the Shah and the rise to power of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Up until then, Iran was a fairly open society in which people lived and worshiped in harmony. But with the rise of radical Islam and fanaticism, the country saw the rise of religious Continue reading

54: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mark Christopher Stars: Ryan Phillipe, Breckin Meyer, Salma Hayek, Mike Myers, Ellen Albertini Dow, Sela Ward, Sherry Stringfield, Heather Matarazzo, Skipp Sudduth. Sex, drugs and disco? The popular New York disco Studio 54, run by entrepreneur Steve Rubell, epitomised the hedonistic lifestyle of the late 70s. Rubell's aim was to create a place where ordinary, but good looking people, could mix with celebrities for a party that would never end. He created a place where the rich and famous and the beautiful people converged to party, Continue reading

FOOLS RUSH IN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Andy Tennant Stars: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Tomas Milian, Jill Clayburgh, John Bennett Perry, Sobhan Fallon, Suzanne Snyder, Anne Betancourt Beautiful, sensuous Mexican actress Salma Hayek makes her long overdue breakthrough into mainstream American movies with this light weight but thoroughly enjoyable romantic comedy that marks a change of pace from her recent dramatic roles. Hayek plays Isabel, a young woman who feels the need to assert her independence and heads off to the glitter and neon lit excitement of Las Continue reading