Monthly Archives: December 1999

END OF DAYS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Peter Hyams Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollack, Rod Steiger, CCH Pounder, Derrick O’Connor, Miriam Margolyes, Mark Margolis, Udo Kier After a two year hiatus from the screen, a period that included heart surgery, Arnold Schwarzenegger is back to prove that he is still the main man [...]

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BICENTENNIAL MAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Chris Columbus Stars: Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Embeth Davidtz, Wendy Crewson, Oliver Platt, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Bradley Whitford, Lynne Thigpen. Based on an Isaac Asimov short story, Bicentennial Man is the story of a robot’s 200 year quest to become human. Robin Williams is perfectly cast as Andrew, a domestic [...]

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BEING JOHN MALKOVICH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Spike Jonze Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich, Mary Kay Place, Orson Bean, Charlie Sheen, W Earl Brown, Carlos Jacott, Willie Garson, Byrne Piven, Gregory Sporlender, Reggie Hayes. Rarely have the ideas of a writer and the creative vision of a director been so in synch as [...]

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HAPPY, TEXAS

Reviewed by GREG KING Despite becoming more commercial over the years, the Sundance Film Festival still manages to showcase some of the best of American independent cinema and unearth a few new talented directors. Happy, Texas was one of the surprise hits of the 1999 festival, and inspired a bidding war amongst some of the [...]

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