Monthly Archives: January 1997

THE PEOPLE VS LARRY FLYNT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Milos Forman Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, James Cromwell, Crispin Glover, Brett Harrelson, James Carville, Donna Hanover, Richard Paul, Vincent Schiavelli, Larry Flynt Running time: 130 minutes. Having experienced at first hand the rigorous censorship practised by the government of his native Czechoslovakia, Milos Forman (One Flew Over [...]

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CRASH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David Cronenberg Stars: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Deborah Unger, Rosanna Arquette, Elias Koteas This provocative and confronting new film from Canadian director David Cronenberg has won special awards at both the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals, but it has also created a storm of controversy wherever it has been released. [...]

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THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jane Campion Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Martin Donovan, Mary-Louise Parker, Shelley Winters, Richard E Grant, Christian Bale, Shelley Duvall, Viggo Mortensen, John Gielgud, Valentina Cervi Running time: 142 minutes. For many, Jane Campion’s eagerly anticipated adaptation of Henry James’ novel The Portrait Of A Lady, her follow [...]

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EVITA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alan Parker Stars: Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce, Jimmy Nail, Running time: 134 minutes. This early Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical may seem dated on the stage now, but writer/director Alan Parker’s ambitious, highly anticipated, big budget film version of Evita ultimately leaves the stage show for dead! Parker (Fame, [...]

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