Monthly Archives: March 1997

LAST MAN STANDING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Walter Hill Stars: Bruce Willis , Christopher Walken , Bruce Dern , David Patrick Kelly, Alexandra Powers, Karina Lombard, William Sanderson, Ned Eisenberg, R D Call, Michael Imperioli Running time: 98 minutes. With films such as Extreme Prejudice and Southern Comfort , director Walter Hill has established a solid reputation [...]

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KOLYA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jan Sverak Stars: Zdenek Sverak, Andrej Chalimon, Libuse Safrankova, Stella Zazvorkova Running time: 102 minutes. Set in the Czech republic on the eve of the collapse of communism, Kolya is a film of real warmth, charm and surprising humanity from the cold heart of Eastern Europe. This touching and gently [...]

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BULLET

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Julien Temple Stars: Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Ted Levine, Adrien Brody A rather grim and downbeat look at a family destroyed by the spectre of hard drugs and brutal street crime, Bullet is something of a disappointing mess, and offers further evidence of the downward spiral that Mickey Rourke’s career [...]

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THINNER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tom Holland Stars: Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Michael Constantine, Lucinda Jenney, Joy Lenz, Sam Freed, Daniel Von Bargen, John Horton, Kari Wuhrer Stephen King’s name in the title is something of a misnomer, as the prolific and popular author actually wrote this off beat tale of superstition and an [...]

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EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Woody Allen Stars: Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Drew Barrymore, Julia Roberts, Tim Roth, Natalie Portman, Lukas Haas, Natasha Lyonne, Gaby Hoffman, David Ogden Stiers Running time: 101 minutes. Woody Allen’s normal concerns of neurotic characters, dysfunctional relationships and the often frustrating search for love in this modern and [...]

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THE DEVIL’S OWN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alan J Pakula Stars: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Treat Williams, Ruben Blades, George Hearn, Mitchell Ryan, Natscha McElhone Running time: 107 minutes. Veteran director Alan J Pakula normally makes intelligent suspense thrillers (Klute, All The President’s Men, Presumed Innocent, etc), and he brings a gritty realism and brutal [...]

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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 [...]

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VEGAS VACATION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Stephen Kessler Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Ethan Embry, Marisol Nichols, Randy Quaid, Wayne Newton, Sid Caesar, Wallace Shawn,Christie Brinkley. The very thought of the Griswold clan, America’s most hapless and naive family of holiday makers, venturing into the neon lit playground of America’s gambling Mecca for a week long [...]

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