THE GREAT WALL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Zhang Yimou Stars: Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Jing TIan, Zhang Hanyu, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Zheng Pei, Pilou Ashbaek, Kenny Lin. Matt Damon fighting monsters on the Great Wall of China? The Great Wall of China is about 5500 miles long and took 1700 years to build, and it is often falsely- suggested that it is the only man made structure that can be seen from the moon. But why was it built? Some historians argue that it was to keep the Chinese safe from western invasion and influence. But in this fanciful Continue reading

ROGUE ONE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gareth Edwards Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Riz Ahmed, Jimmy Smits, Alistair Petrie, Ben Daniels, Ian McElhinney, James Earl Jones. One of the most anticipated films of the year was Rogue One, the latest stand alone spin off in the Star Wars franchise. While it doesn't quite live up to the hype it is still a solid film that delivers plenty of action that won't disappoint the die hard fans of the series. This "stand alone" Star Wars film Continue reading

EXTREME MEASURES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Michael Apted Stars: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse, Bill Nunn, John Toles-Bey, Paul Guilfoyle, Debra Monk Typical of Hollywood's lack of imagination and creativity, the three minute trailer for Extreme Measures is an absolute shocker! It virtually gives away all there is to know about the plot of this routine, moderately gripping, yet ultimately unsurprising medical thriller that seems to have been heavily inspired by the vastly superior Coma and its ilk. Anyone who has seen the trailer will know, Continue reading