Monthly Archives: December 2008

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Scott Derrickson Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jayden Smith, Jon Hamm, John Cleese, James Hong, Kyle Chandler. A mysterious sphere of alien origin lands in Central Park, and a giant menacing robot emerges. The US military responds in force, but is no match for the sophisticated technology of [...]

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BOLT

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Chris Williams, Bryon Howard Stars Voices of: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell, Diedrich Bader, Greg Germann, James Lipton, Nick Swardson, Ronn Moss, Dan Fogekman. One of the better Disney films of the past few years, Bolt is a real crowd-pleasing film, ideal for the school [...]

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AUSTRALIA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Baz Luhrmann Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Jack Thompson, Bryan Brown, David Wenham, David Gulpilil, David Ngoombujurra, Brandon Walters, Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis, Tony Barry, Sandy Gore, Barry Otto, Max Cullen, Arthur Dignam, Ray Barrett, Bruce Spence, John Jarratt, Jacek Komack Running time: 166 minutes. One of the most eagerly [...]

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FROST/NIXON

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ron Howard Stars: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Hall, Oliver Platt, Matthew Macfadyen, Toby Jones, Clint Howard Running time: 122 minutes. In 1974 Richard Nixon resigned as US President amid the heated media scrutiny and vocal backlash over the Watergate affair and subsequent cover-up. For the [...]

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TWILIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Catherine Hardwicke Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Rachelle Lefevre, Taylor Lautner, Cam Gigandet, Peter Facinelli, Billy Burke. Stephanie Meyer’s best selling series of novels about the romance between an outcast teenage school girl and a handsome young vampire has become a publishing phenomenon along the lines of J K Rowling’s [...]

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