Confessions of a Shopaholic: Two-Disc Special Edition

June 23, 2009

With Muriel’s Wedding (1994), Australian filmmaker P.J. Hogan injected fresh, new life into the romantic comedy and all to the beat of a memorable soundtrack dominated by Abba songs. He gave the film an edgy quality with a shocking plot twist partway... 

Wedding Daze

January 18, 2008

It really isn’t fair that an awful film like License to Wed (2007) received a wide theatrical release while Wedding Daze a.k.a. The Pleasure of Your Company (2006) is released direct-to-video (it did receive a limited theatrical release in England in... 

Hot Rod

December 18, 2007

Hot Rod (2007) marks one of the first films to feature the new generation of Saturday Night Live members with Andy Samberg and Bill Hader. It’s standard practice that SNL has become a launching pad for a movie career. Do Samberg and Hader have what... 

The Lookout

August 13, 2007

With his adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel, Out of Sight, Scott Frank demonstrated a knack for crime thrillers with plenty of plot twists and double crosses. Now, he’s finally gotten the chance to direct his own movie and the result is The Lookout... 


July 10, 2003

Go back to your childhood as you sit cross legged in front of the TV on a school day afternoon and watch the continuing adventures of Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and of course Scooby-Doo. Irony has become very much a theme in Hollywood in recent years...