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Van Helsing: 2 Disc Special Edition

February 28, 2005

 Van Helsing: 2 Disc Special Edition

After his financial success with The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, director Stephen Sommers was given free reign by the studios to make anything he wanted. He went off to write a small scale film but came back with the script for Van Helsing which, with... 

Radio

February 27, 2005

 Radio

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 Perfect Score

February 22, 2005

 The Perfect Score

It’s The Breakfast Club meets Ocean’s Eleven in this high-school comedy that doesn’t quite make the grade. Released after Johansson’s breakthrough role in Lost in Translation but filmed months before, The Perfect Score tried to... 

Angel: Season 5

February 21, 2005

 Angel: Season 5

The cruel irony of the fifth season of Angel is that not only was it the best season, it was also the last. After Buffy the Vampire Slayer went off the air, several of its writers started working on episodes for Angel. The difference was apparent right... 

Star Trek: The Original Series Season 1

February 20, 2005

 Star Trek: The Original Series Season 1

In 1966, Sci-Fi was still a developing genre and the world had not yet seen the spectacular imagery of ‘Star Wars’. Drawing on the likes of Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon, Lost In Space and The Twilight Zone, Gene Roddenberry created one of the... 

Slacker

February 18, 2005

 Slacker

Richard Linklater’s film, Slacker (1990) opens with a fascinating scene. A young man (Linklater) has just gotten off a bus and is now en route to somewhere in a taxi. He begins telling the cabby about a weird dream he had while riding on the bus, which... 

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