Monthly Archives: June 2010

MARMADUKE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tom Dey Stars: Lee Pace, Judy Greer, William H Macy, the voices of Owen Wilson, Keifer Sutherland, Emma Stone, Fergie, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Steve Coogan, George Lopez, Sam Elliott, Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans. This is a live action adaptation of the popular cartoon character created by Brad Anderson and which has [...]

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THE KARATE KID

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Harald Zwart Stars: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P Henson, Wenwen Han, Zhenwei Wang. This remake of John G Avildsen’s 1984 classic The Karate Kid is one of the better remakes of recent years. While it remains faithful to the original, journeyman director Harald Zwart (The Pink Panther 2, etc) [...]

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GROWN UPS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dennis Dugan Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bello, Joyce Van Patten, Steve Buscemi, Tim Meadows, Norm MacDonald. Would you be willing to fork over big bucks just to watch a home movie of Adam Sandler and family and friends [...]

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TOY STORY 3

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lee Unkrich Stars: voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Estelle Harris, Ned Beatty, Michael Keaton, Jodi Benson, Timothy Dalton, Whoopi Goldberg, John Morris, Laurie Metcalf, Emily hahn, Bonnie Hunt, Jeff Garlin, R Lee Ermey, Richard Kind, Erik von Detten. Another winner from [...]

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MOTHER AND CHILD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rodrigo Garcia Stars: Annette Bening, Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Eileen Ryan, Elpidia Carrillo, S Epatha Merkerson, David Morse, Amy Brenneman, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Cherry Jones, Elizabeth pena, David Ramsey, Carla Gallo, Marc Blucas, La Tanya Richardson, Shareeka Epps, Lawrence Pressman, Brittany Robertson. This ambitious and [...]

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I AM LOVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Luca Guadagnino Stars: Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Alba Rohrwacher, Pippa Delbonio, Diane Fleri, Maria Paiato, Marisa Berenson, Gabriele Ferzetti. I Am Love is the third film from Italian director Luca Guadagnino, and is a visually stunning melodrama aimed squarely at the art house circuit. In the tradition of [...]

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GET HIM TO THE GREEK

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Nicholas Stoller Stars: Russell Brand, Jonah Hill, Rose Byrne, Elisabeth Moss, Colm Meaney, Sean Combs, Aziz Ansari, Dinah Stabb, Jim Piddock, Kristen bell, T J Miller, Carla Gallo. We first met narcissistic rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) when he was a scene-stealing secondary character in the adult romantic comedy [...]

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LOU

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: belinda Chayko Stars: Emily Barclay, John Hurt, Lucy Bell-Tindley, Jay Ryan, Charlie Rose MacLennan, Eloise MacLennan. Another fairly grim and down beat Australian art house drama about a dysfunctional family, a theme that is becoming a staple of local filmmakers. However, Lou is leavened with touches of humour and boasts [...]

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