Monthly Archives: May 2005

STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH

Reviewed by GREG KING. The last two episodes in the new trilogy of the Star Wars saga were disappointing, to say the least. The bland and soulless The Phantom Menace, with its blatant rip-off of the famous chariot race from Ben Hur, was easily the worst film in the series. While The Attack Of The [...]

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CRASH

Reviewed by GREG KING. In the same vein as Altman’s Short Cuts and Paul Thomas Anderson’s overrated Magnolia, Crash is a sprawling film, featuring multi-layered and parallel narratives, populated by a variety of characters, whose lives and actions often intersect those of others during a thirty six hour period in Los Angeles. Crash is a [...]

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YOU AND YOUR STUPID MATE

Reviewed by GREG KING. There is a very good reason why local audiences are reluctant to pay good money to see Australian comedies in the cinema. And, if past efforts like the recent The Extra and last year’s dire and dreadfully unfunny A Man’s Gotta Do were not reason enough, now we have the terribly [...]

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