Monthly Archives: July 2002

ROAD KILL

Reviewed by GREG KING (Regency/20th Century Fox) Director: John Dahl Stars: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski Running time: 96 minutes. Two brothers on a cross country road trip play a cruel joke on a lonely but psychotic trucker, who relentlessly pursues them with a vengeance in this suspenseful but derivative teen variation on the [...]

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ALI G INDAHOUSE

Reviewed by GREG KING (Studio Canal/Working Title/Universal/UIP) Director: Mike Mylod Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Charles Dance. Michael Gambon, Kelly Bright, Martin Freeman, Rhona Mitra, Barbara New, Ray Panthanki, Tony Way, Nabil Elouahabi Running time: 88 minutes. Ali G Indahouse is easily the most defiantly politically incorrect film to grace our screens since the dire Freddy [...]

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DIRTY DEEDS

Reviewed by GREG KING (Channel 9/Hoyts Distribution) Director: David Caesar Stars: Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Toni Collette, John Goodman, Sam Worthington, Felix Williamson, Kestie Moran, William McInnes, Gary Waddell, Andrew S Gilbert, Billie Brown, Tim Draxl, Paul Chubb Running time: 107 minutes. Lately there has been a resurgence of Australian crime thrillers, mixing droll comedy, [...]

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BLADE II

Reviewed by GREG KING (New Line Cinema/Village Roadshow) Director: Guillermo Del Toro Stars: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Leonor Varela, Norman Reebus, Luke Goss, Thomas Kretschmann, Matthew Schulze, Danny John Jules, Donnie Yen, Karel Roden, Daz Crawford, Tony Curran, Marit Velle Kile Running time: 116 minutes. What do action stars do to revive their [...]

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BULLY

Reviewed by GREG KING. Photographer turned film maker Larry Clark has courted controversy in the past, both with his books featuring half naked teens, and his disturbing debut feature film Kids, which dealt rather frankly with the tricky issue of teenage sex. That film bordered on exploitation, and its critics decried it for this aspect. [...]

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