HACKSAW RIDGE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mel Gibson Stars: Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Teresa Palmer, Rachel Griffiths, Sam Worthington, Richard Roxburgh, Firani Dirass, Ben Mingay, Nathaniel Buzolic, Luke Bracey, Darcy Bryce, Milo Gibson, Robert Morgan, Phillip Quast, Ryan Corr. For a long time now Mel Gibson's career has been tarnished by the media spotlight focusing on his off screen dramas and personal meltdowns, and people tend to forget what a great filmmaker he is. But this year Gibson has started on the comeback trail to redemption with a strong Continue reading

THE DILEMMA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ron Howard Stars: Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum, Jennifer Connelly, Queen Latifah. The Dilemma is yet another of those laboured and unfunny comedies about male bonding in which grown ups act in irresponsible and immature fashion. It stars Vince Vaughn and Kevin James as Ronny and Nick, who have been best friends since college. They now run a small mechanical engineering firm that is working on creating an environmentally friendly electric engine that still provides plenty of growl and grunt, like the Continue reading

BE COOL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: F Gary Gray Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric The Entertainer, Andre Benjamin, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, The Rock, Robert Pastorelli, James Woods, Steve Tyler, Danny De Vito. One of the more iconic moments in recent cinema history was when John Travolta and Uma Thurman took to the dance floor in Pulp Fiction. The producers of Be Cool, a disappointingly light-weight sequel to 1995's smooth crime caper Get Shorty, have cleverly paired Travolta and Thurman again, and have incorporated an almost Continue reading

MADE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jon favreau Stars: Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Peter Falk, Famke Janssen, Sean Coombs. Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn first burst on to the scene with Swingers, their hip, independently financed comedy about the slacker's lifestyle. Since then their careers have taken different directions. While Vaughn has gone on to mainstream stardom in big budget features like The Lost World: Jurassic Park 2, The Cell and the thriller Domestic Disturbance, etc, Favreau's career seems to have stalled in a series of unreleased, low budget films. Continue reading

THE LOST WORLD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Spielberg Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn, Arliss Howard, Richard Attenborough, Vanessa Lee Chester, Peter Stormare, Richard Schiff, Harvey Jason, Thomas F Duffy, Joseph Mazzello, Arian Richards Running Time: 134 minutes. Steven Spielberg's sequel to Jurassic Park, officially the biggest grossing film in history, is the most eagerly anticipated film of the year, and The Lost World doesn't disappoint. Spielberg's first film in three years, The Lost World is an equal rather than a Continue reading