THE MUPPETS

  Reviewed by GREG KING Director: James Bobin Stars: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Peter Linz, Jack Black, Alan Arkin, Whoopi Goldberg, Selena Gomez, Neil Patrick Harris, Mickey Rooney, Jim Parsons, Emily Blunt, Zach Galifianakis. The Muppets last graced the big screen in 1999, with the disappointing Muppets From Space. In the decade or so since then, have they become irrelevant, as ruthless oil baron Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) says, or are they still capable of entertaining today’s audiences who like every thing faster, louder and superficial? Continue reading

THE LION KING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Minkoff Stars: voices of Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Rowan Atkinson, Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, Jim Cummings, Cheech Marin. Can you feel the love tonight, indeed! As with Aladdin before it, Disney’s 32nd full length animated feature film is a guilty pleasure which adults can enjoy as much as their children. The Lion King offers yet another variation on a timeless and often told story of a young king who has to learn courage and responsibility before he can fight to reclaim Continue reading

GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Rob Reiner Stars:Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, Craig T Nelson, William H Macy, Lucas Black, Jerry Levine, Margo Martindale, Terry O'Quinn, Bill Smitrovich, Lloyd "Benny" Bennett, Michael O'Keefe, Brock Peters, Wayne Rogers, Bill Cobbs, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Andy Romano Running Time:130 minutes Rob Reiner returns to the courtroom for the first time since A Few Good Men, but with a legal thriller of a different kind. Based on the true story of the fascinating trial of Byron De La Beckwith (James Woods), a bigoted Continue reading