Monthly Archives: October 2007

ONE NIGHT WITH THE KING

Reviewed by GREG KING.   Sneaking into cinemas for a limited release, without much fanfare or any media screenings, is One Night With The King, a remarkably old fashioned religious epic that would not have been out of place amongst the lavish Biblically-themed Hollywood productions of the ‘60’s. This earnest film is the third retelling [...]

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LIONS FOR LAMBS

Reviewed by GREG KING. Hollywood seems to have been struck by a case of déjà vu! Just as major film makers in the late 1970’s and ‘80’s revisited the Vietnam War and were critical of their country’s involvement in that drawn out, divisive and unpopular campaign, now Hollywood seems to have cast a critical lens [...]

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RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Russell Mulcahy Stars: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Oded Fehr, Ali Larter, Ashanti, Cheistopher Egan, Mike Epps, Matthew Marsden, Linden Ashby, Spencer Locke, Jason O’Mara Not surprisingly, the Resident Evil series is the most successful cinema franchise based on a video game, and this third film is the best of the [...]

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THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD

Reviewed by GREG KING. Australian director Andrew Dominik first burst onto the scene with his corrosive and powerful biopic Chopper, which explored the rise to infamy of one of Australia’s most colourful criminal characters, and turned Eric Bana into an international star. It’s taken many years for Dominik to make his second film, but it [...]

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