Monthly Archives: February 1998

THE WINGS OF THE DOVE

(REP) Director: Iain Softley Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alison Elliot, Charlotte Rampling, Elizabeth McGovern, Michael Gambon, Alex Jennings Running time: 102 minutes. British director Iain Softley (Backbeat, etc) brings a contemporary sensibility to this melodramatic adaptation of Henry James’ tale of a doomed romance. On the surface, The Wings Of The Dove resembles [...]

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All Over Me

Greg King talks with Alex Sichel, director of All Over Me. ┬ęGreg King February 1998 Melbourne Australia “I’m very interested in exploring women’s lives – stories that you haven’t seen on the screen before. I’m very interested in a more personal kind of film making, which is hard to do nowadays. For me, it’s very [...]

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BOOGIE NIGHTS – interview with paul thomas anderson

Boogie Fever. Greg King gets down with Paul Thomas Anderson, the director of Boogie Nights. “I was just obsessed with movies, and I’ve done everything in my life just guiding towards that.” Ever since he saw Rocky twenty years ago, 26 year old film director Paul Thomas Anderson has wanted to make movies. He admires [...]

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ALL OVER ME

(Palace) Director: Alex Sichel Stars: Alison Folland, Tara Subkoff, Cole Hauser, Wilson Cruz, Ann Dowd, Pat Briggs, Shawn Hatosy, Leisha Hailey Running time: 89 minutes. This grimly realistic coming of age tale, set on the mean streets of Hells Kitchen, falls somewhere between the overrated Kids and the superb Hurricane Streets. In their debut film, [...]

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