Monthly Archives: June 1999

LIFE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ted Demme Stars: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatunde, Nick Cassavetes, Bokeem Woodbine, Ned Beatty, R Lee Ermey, Ned Vaughn, Clarence Williams III, Anthony Anderson, Rick James, Barry Shabaka Henley, Brent Jennings, Bernie Mac, Miguel A Nunez jr, Michael Taliferro, Guy Torry, Noah Emmerich, Poppy Montgomery Eddie Murphy teams up [...]

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JUST THE TICKET

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Richard Wenk Stars: Andy Garcia, Andie MacDowell, Richard Bradford, Andre Blank, Irene Worth, Elizabeth Ashley, Chris Lemmon, Ron Liebman, Abe Vigoda. This curiously bland and unsatisfying romantic comedy is something of a labour of love for co-stars Andy Garcia, who produced it through his production company, and Andie MacDowell. Garcia [...]

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JAWBREAKER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Darren Stein Stars: Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Judy Greer, Julie Benz, Chad Christ, Carol Kane, Pam Grier, Ethan Erickson, Marilyn Manson, Jeff Conaway, William Katt, P J Soles, Charlotte Roldan This black comedy about murder, makeovers, rock ‘n’ roll and high school politics is like a B-grade version of Heathers, [...]

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THE GENERAL’S DAUGHTER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Simon West Stars: John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, Timothy Hutton, James Cromwell, Clarence Williams III, Boyd Kestner, Rick Dial, James Woods, Leslie Stefanson Like the superb A Few Good Men, The General’s Daughter is a murder mystery that puts the military on trial and probes the rotten core of the corps. [...]

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GO

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Doug Liman Stars: Sarah Polley, Katie Holmes, Timothy Olyphant, Desmond Askew, Taye Diggs, Breckin Meyer, James Duval, Scott Wolf, Jay Mohr, William Fichtner, J E Freeman, Nathan Bexton, Jay Paulson, Jimmy Shubert, Jane Krakowski Doug Liman’s follow up to Swingers is a much more entertaining and accomplished film, and one [...]

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CELEBRITY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Woody Allen Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Joe Mantegna, Melanie Griffith, Famke Janssen, Winona Ryder, Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, Hank Azaria, Michael Lerner, Gretchen Mol, Bebe Neuwirth, Greg Mottola, Monique Fowler, Isaac Mizrahi, Dylan Baker, Patti D’Arbanville, Sam Rockwell, Ned Eisenberg, Aida Turturro. In his 28th film as director, Woody [...]

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BEDROOMS AND HALLWAYS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rose Troche Stars: Kevin McKidd, Tom Hollander, Hugo Weaving, James Purefoy, Jennifer Ehle, Julie Graham, Simon Callow, Harriet Walter, Christopher Fulford, Paul Higgins. This sparkling and very funny romantic comedy from Rose Troche (Go Fish) explores the issue of sexual identity and the ambiguous sexuality of gay characters. This has [...]

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42 UP

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Michael Apted In 1964 director Michael Apted began a remarkable documentary series for television. Fourteen seven year old children, drawn from different backgrounds in London, were chosen as the subjects of an ambitious series that would explore the truth behind the Jesuit saying: “Give me the child at seven [...]

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