Desperate Housewives: Season 2

August 26, 2006

After the phenomenonal success of the first season of Desperate Housewives, would the creative powers behind the popular scenes be able to maintain the momentum for the next season? For the most part, yes, as the writers do little to alter their tried... 

Blue Chips

September 23, 2005

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. In the ‘70s, director William Friedkin was at the peak of his powers. The one-two punch of The French Connection (1971) and The Exorcist (1973) made him a force to be reckoned with. And then, he made Sorcerer (1977),... 

The Forgotten

July 21, 2005

The trailers for The Forgotten (2004) were enticingly cryptic, suggesting missing persons and a supernatural element. Like The Village (2004), the anticipation level for both films was strong and both were greeted by hostile critical reaction and lukewarm... 


February 27, 2005

Remember a time when Cuba Gooding Jr. wasn’t starring in crappy slapstick comedies like ‘Snow Dogs’ or ‘Boat Trip’ and was winning awards and being recognised for his acting abilities? Well if ‘Radio’ is anything... 

The Singing Detective

April 6, 2002

For years, Keith Gordon has been quietly building up an impressive career as a director. He initially made his mark as an actor in some of Brian De Palma’s early work. Eventually, Gordon got tired of starring mindless fluff like Back to School (1986)...