Bottom’s Up

October 2, 2006

Bottom’s Up (2006) is a cliché-ridden, fish-out-of-water comedy that parodies the bottom feeders who troll the often sleazy Hollywood scene. This isn’t the posh side you see glamourously portrayed in films like Pretty Woman (1990) but rather the... 


March 12, 2006

Ben Younger’s feature film debut was the brash yet hopelessly derivative Boiler Room (2000) that featured a cast of up-and-comers (like Giovanni Ribisi and Vin Diesel). The film spent too much time quoting Wall Street (1987) and trying too hard to be... 

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... 

My Boss’s Daughter

July 21, 2002

Ashton Kutcher is the current flavor of the month. The success of his MTV show, Punk’d and the Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000) movie has catapulted this young actor onto the hot list. It also has studios scrambling to release anything and everything...