Monthly Archives: March 2004

AGENT CODY BANKS 2: DESTINATION LONDON

Reviewed by GREG KING The first Agent Cody Banks film was an enjoyable enough teen Bond adventure, but this inevitable sequel appears rushed and lacks much of the original’s winning style. The plot this time around is more trivial, and lacks some of that teen angst humour that gave it its edge. Much more comfortable [...]

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THE HAUNTED MANSION

Reviewed by GREG KING It seems that once upon a time there used to be the feature film first, and then would come the theme park ride, the video game, the tv series, and numerous other lucrative spin-offs. Not any more, as producers, starved of good ideas, seem determined to plunder any source for inspiration [...]

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TIMELINE

Reviewed by GREG KING Michael Crichton is another of those popular authors, like Stephen King and John Grisham, whose every novel is snapped up by the Hollywood machine. The latest to be adapted for the screen, Timeline is not one of Crichton’s better novels, although it explores a number of themes that have driven his [...]

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