Monthly Archives: July 1999

LIVING OUT LOUD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Richard LaGravanese Stars: Holly Hunter, Danny De Vito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan, Richard Schiff, Elias Koteas, Mariangela Pino, Suzanne Shepherd, Clark Anderson Writer Richard LaGravenese (The Bridges Of Madison County, The Fisher King, etc) makes his directorial debut with this edgy romantic comedy about a pair of middle aged divorcees [...]

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TARZAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Chris Buck Stars: voices of Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Rosie O’Donnell, Glenn Close, Wayne Knight, Nigel Hawthorne, Alex D Linz, Brian Blessed, Lance Henriksen Along with Dracula and Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan is one of the most filmed of all fictitious literary characters, with nearly 50 films and [...]

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WING COMMANDER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Chris Roberts Stars: Matthew Lillard, Tcheky Karyo, Freddie Prinze jr, Saffron Burrows, Jurgen Prochnow, David Suchet, David Warner Computer games don’t translate well into feature films – just check out Mortal Kombat, Streetfighter, Super Mario Brothers and Judge Dredd for proof. Now you can add to this inauspicious list Wing [...]

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ENTRAPMENT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jon Amiel Stars: Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ving Rhames, Will Patton, Maury Chaykin, Kevin McNally This slick and undeniably entertaining thriller about a seductive female insurance investigator who tries to catch a suave thief almost makes the forthcoming remake of the 1968 caper movie The Thomas Crown Affair redundant. Entrapment [...]

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EDTV

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ron Howard Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Martin Landau, Sally Kellerman, Bob Reiner, Elizabeth Hurley, Clint Howard, Dennis Hopper, Viveka Davis, Adam Goldebrg, Robert Pastoriza, Harry Shearer, Jay Leno, RuPaul, Michael Moore, Gedde Watanabe A man has his life broadcast to an eager television audience, twenty-four [...]

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Hugh Wilson Stars: Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Dave Foley, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek, Jenifer Lewis. A 35 year old man, raised in a bomb shelter, emerges into the real world, and experiences life on the outside for the first time. Rather than the uncomfortable black humour of Bad Boy Bubby [...]

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BELOVED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jonathan Demme Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Irma P Hall, Albert Hall, Beah Richards, Kessia Kordelle, Jude Ciccolella, Jason Robards, Tracey Walter. In hindsight, maybe it wasn’t such a good idea for Oprah Winfrey to give up her day job. America’s queen of [...]

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AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jay Roach Stars: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Verne Troyer, Rob Lowe, Gia Carides, Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Burt Bacharach, Elivs Costello, Willie Nelson, Tim Robbins, Jerry Springer, Kristen Johnston, Charles Napier, Woody Harrelson, Rebecca Romjin Stamos, Muse Watson, Clint Howard. Groovy, baby! [...]

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