PETER RABBIT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Will Gluck Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, Sam Neill, Marianne-Jean Baptiste, voices of James Corden, Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, Daisy Ridley, Ewen Leslie, Sia, Colin Moody, Fayssal Bazzi. Beatrix Potter’s iconic and beloved creation comes to the big screen in this fast-paced family friendly film that deftly mixes live action with CGI animation. The eponymous Peter Rabbit (voiced by James Corden, from One Man, Two Guvnors, etc) is a rascally, recently orphaned character who loves Continue reading

ANNIE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Will Gluck Stars: Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne, Quvenzhane Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas, Zoe Margaret Colleti, Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan Smith, Amanda Troya, Dorian Missick, Tracie Thomas, Mike Birbiglia, Stephanie Kurtzuba. This new version of the feelgood hit play about the little orphan girl Annie searching for the parents who abandoned her is serviceable enough but probably unnecessary. The character was originally created for a comic strip by Harold Gray, but in the 70s Thomas Continue reading

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Will Gluck Stars: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Richard Jenkins, Jenna Elfman, Andy Samberg, Emma Stone, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones . Writer/director Will Gluck’s previous film Easy A was one of the sharpest, cleverest and most savvy teenage comedy to emerge from mainstream Hollywood in quite some time. Therefore it is a little disappointing that his latest film is so formulaic. And if its central plot about a cute couple who form a relationship based purely on sex until real feelings and emotions complicate matters sounds Continue reading