GOLD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Gaghan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Bruce Greenwood, Craig T Nelson, Toby Kebbell, Bill Camp, Joshua Harto, Timothy Simons, Rachael Taylor, Stacy Keach, Mason Blair, Adam Lefevre. Matthew McConaughey goes from strength to strength with his recent choice of roles, and here he gives another winning performance in the financial drama Gold. He plays Kenny Wells, the eccentric, overly confident, alcoholic and down on his luck prospector and hustler, the son of a legendary and Continue reading

THE BOSS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ben Falcone Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Ella Anderson, Kath Bates, Taylor Labine, Annie Mumolo, Kristen Schaal, Cecily Strong, Margo Martindale, Parker Young, Timothy Simons. No, this is not a documentary about Bruce Springsteen! Melissa McCarthy often plays aggressive, abrasive and overbearing and unapologetically obnoxious characters in films. Her best roles have been in smaller, supporting characters as part of an ensemble, such as the hilarious Bridesmaids or St Vincent. In The Boss she trots out another Continue reading

GOOSEBUMPS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Letterman Stars: Jack Black, Dylan Minnete, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee, Amy Ryan, Jillian Bell, Ken Marino, Halston Sage, Amanda Lund, Timothy Simons. With some 200 titles to his credit prolific author R L Stine has been called "the Stephen King of children's literature", and to date has sold over 400 million copies of his series of comic horror stories that reworked many familiar monsters for the young adult market. There was also a successful tv series adapting his stories which ran from 1995-1998. Rather than basing this feature film Continue reading