Monthly Archives: August 2009

THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Soderbergh Stars: Sasha Grey, Chris Santos, Mark jacobson, Glenn Kenny, Phillip Eytan. Twenty years ago Steven Soderbergh teased the voyeur in us all with the erotically titled art house flick Sex, Lies And Videotape. Now he teases us again by casting a real life pron star in this art [...]

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ALIENS IN THE ATTIC

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Schultz Stars: Carter Jenkins, Austin Butler, Ashley Tisdale, Ashley Boetticher, Kevin Nealon, Robert Hoffman, Doris Roberts, Tim Meadows, Andy Richter, Henri Young, Regan Young, voices of Thomas Haden Church, Josh Peck, Kari Wahlgren, Ashley Peldon. The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! Aliens In The Attic is a [...]

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CHARLIE & BOOTS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dean Murphy Stars: Paul Hogan, Shane Jacobson, Roy Billing, Morgan Griffin, Anne Phelan, Val Lehman. What do you get when you put Kenny and Crocodile Dundee in a car together and send them on a road journey to the northernmost point in Australia? The answer is, unfortunately, not much. Hogan [...]

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THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: R J Cutler. The annual September issue of Vogue is the Bible for fashionistas, and usually sets the fashion trends for the next year. It usually rivals the telephone book for thickness, but in 2007 it reached giddy new heights, weighing in at a whopping 840 pages and selling [...]

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INGLORIOUS BASTERDS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Quentin Tarantino Stars: Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Melanie Laurent, Diane Kruger, Michael Fassbender, Daniel Bruhl, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, August Diehl, Mike Myers, Rod Taylor, Gedeon Burkhard, Jacky Ido, B J Novack, Omar Doom, Denis Menochet, Sylvester Groth, Julie Dreyfus, Paul Rust, Michael bacall, Bo Svenson. Quentin Tarantino virtually rewrites [...]

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ADAM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Max Mayer Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving, Frankie Faison. A quirky tale about a loner looking for romance, much like Lars And The Real Girl, Adam proves to be an unexpectedly charming, endearing and thoroughly enjoyable romantic comedy that shamelessly tugs at the heart strings. Electrical [...]

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EDEN IS WEST

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Costa-Gavras Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Juliane Kohler, Ulrich Tukur. Greek director Costa-Gavras is best known for his searing political thrillers like Z, Missing, etc. But for his 16th film, he tones down the overtly political nature of his past films, opting for more humour and warmth. Costa-Gavras brings an unusually light [...]

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TAKING WOODSTOCK

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ang Lee Stars: Demetri Martin, Imelda Staunton, Henry Goodman, Eugene Levy, Liev Schreiber, Emile Hirsch, Paul Dano, Jonathan Groff, Mamie Gummer, Skylar Astin, Kevin Sussman, Richard Thomas. Two of the defining moments of 1969 were man landing on the moon, and the now legendary rock concert at Woodstock. The three-day [...]

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