THE SKELETON TWINS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Craig Johnson Stars: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook, Joanna Gleason A rather bleak and black comedy about dysfunctional family and sibling relationships and mental illness, The Skeleton Twins was one of the hits of this year's Sundance Film Festival, with the script from director Craig Johnson and co-writer Mark Heyman (the psychological drama Black Swan)winning the prestigious Waldo Salt screenplay award. The film reunites SNL alumni Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, who both appeared in the great coming of Continue reading

FRANK

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lenny Arbrahamson Stars: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy, Francois Civil, Carla Azar, Tess Harper. This original but decidedly off beat comedy garnered plenty of plaudits following its screening at the Sundance Film Festival earlier in the year, but it is a film that is likely to bemuse as many people as it pleases. This is the film in which the very busy Michael Fassbender, the star of such diverse films as Hunger, the Oscar winning 12 Years A Slave and the big budget special effects driven X-Men: Continue reading