Halloween: Unrated Director’s Cut

December 18, 2007

Remaking a classic horror film is almost never a good idea. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), Dawn of the Dead (2004) and The Hitcher (2007) are examples of recent remakes that are inferior shadows of their original selves. And so it came with great... 

X-Men 1.5

November 29, 2003

If Batman and Robin (1997) didn’t nearly kill off the comic book super hero film, it did a great job of reducing the genre, in the public’s eye, to the stuff of silly camp. After such an embarrassingly awful effort, the only way to go was self-parody...