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Hellboy

March 27, 2004

 Hellboy

The success of X-Men (2000) and Spider-Man (2002) has opened the door for a new wave a comic book adaptations. In the past, studios have played it safe and only green-lighted adaptations of mainstream comic books with large followings. However, this has... 

The War Room: Criterion Collection

March 21, 2004

 The War Room: Criterion Collection

By 1992, the American public had grown tired of Republican rule under the presidency of George H.W. Bush. The United States had become mired in the Persian Gulf War and the economy was suffering. People were looking for change and hope for this came in... 

Gothika

March 17, 2004

 Gothika

Mathieu Kassovitz is probably better known as an actor than a director, and most notably for his performance as Nino Quincampoix in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s ‘Amelie’. However, he has an impressive back-catalogue of films under his directorial belt,... 

Starsky & Hutch

March 11, 2004

 Starsky & Hutch

Let’s be honest, most cinematic remakes of classic TV shows are awful. They either barely resemble the original (like the Claire Danes version of The Mod Squad) or turn it into kitsch parody (like The Flintstones). More often than not the contemporary... 

Along Came Polly

March 1, 2004

 Along Came Polly

Risk-assessor Ben Stiller falls for unpredictable Jennifer Aniston in this weak romantic comedy. To the casual DVD renter (and yes, there are such people, believe it or not) looking at the back cover of Along Came Polly they would be forgiven for thinking,... 

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