Monthly Archives: September 2003

SPRINGTIME IN A SMALL TOWN – interview with director TIAN ZHUANGZHUANG

by GREG KING Born in Beijing in 1952, the son of well-known film actors, and raised in the shadow of Chairman Mao’s Great Cultural revolution, Tian Zhuangzhuang is one of China’s new breed of film directors. Best known in Australia for his simple but beautiful film The Blue Kite, Zhuangzhuang, like many of his contemporaries [...]

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AGENT CODY BANKS

Reviewed by GREG KING. It’s Malcolm in the middle of all the action, as Frankie Muniz plays a teenaged CIA agent in this lightweight but entertaining enough adolescent Bond fantasy. While Robert Rodriguez may have cornered the market on teenage spies with his visually extravagant Spy Kids series, Agent Cody Banks shows that there is [...]

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