Monthly Archives: September 2008

BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA

Reviewed by GREG KING. (Disney/Buena Vista International) Director: Raja Gosnell Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Piper Perabo, Manolo Cordona, the voices of Drew Barrymore, Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos, Placido Domingo, Paul Rodriguez, Luis Guzman, George Lopez, Loretta Devine. Beverly Hills Chihuahua is an entertaining family friendly comedy from the Disney studios that is actually quite [...]

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WHALEDREAMERS

Reviewed by GREG KING. Documentary Director: Kim Kindersley. Of a vastly different nature is this locally produced environmentally conscious documentary that purports to explore the mystical and spiritual links between an aboriginal tribe and the whales and tries to serve as a wake up call about the fragile state of the environment. For director Kim [...]

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THE DUCHESS

Reviewed by GREG KING. Director: Saul Dibb Stars: Kiera Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney. To appease her socially ambitious mother (Charlotte Rampling) Georgiana Spencer (Kiera Knightley) is forced into an arranged marriage with the much older but very powerful and wealthy Duke of Devonshire (Ralph Fiennes). She gains a [...]

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YOUNG @ HEART

Reviewed by GREG KING. Documentary Director: Stephen Walker. With an average age somewhere in the 80’s, the Young @ Heart Chorus is a group of senior citizens from Northhampton, Massachusetts, who have been entertaining audiences since 1982 with their cover versions of pop songs and rock classics. Normally interested in classical music and opera, these [...]

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STEP BROTHERS

Reviewed by GREG KING. Will Ferrell has carved a cinematic career out of playing the obnoxious, perennially immature man-child. In his latest film Step Brothers he proffers us yet another variation on the theme, but his familiar shtick is wearing a bit thin by now. The script (co-written by Ferrell, co-star John C Reilly and [...]

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