House of Wax

February 10, 2006

It is a testimony to the 1953 version of House of Wax that it works just as well in 3D as it does without that gimmick. This is due in large part to the presence of Vincent Price and Andre De Toth’s direction that gives the film a certain spark of excitement... 

24: Season 3

June 24, 2005

24 is an ingenious concept show that is miraculously still going strong. By playing out a difficult day in the life of government agent, Jack Bauer, the show’s structure is set up so that each hour-long episode is shown almost in real-time. This results... 

The Girl Next Door: Unrated Version

December 13, 2004

If the American Pie movies were a new Millennium reworking of the Porky’s films, then The Girl Next Door is Risky Business (1983) for the 21st Century. Whereas Risky Business was a reflection of the age of materialism that defined the 1980s, The Girl... 

The Girl Next Door

November 23, 2004

When Elisha Cuthbert signed to play the role of a porn star in the latest teen comedy romp, all the ’24’ fanboys must have thought both their Christmases and Birthdays had come at once. Those who drooled at the trailer should stay where they...