Archive for July 12th, 2005

Notting Hill

You can imagine Julia Roberts reservations about starring in “Notting Hill.” Would one of America’s best loved and most popular actresses be able to play one of America’s best loved and most popular actresses? Read the rest of this entry »

The New York Ripper

Fans of Italian director Lucio Fulci’s work will be thrilled with the new Anchor Bay release of his “The New York Ripper.” Delivered in letterbox and restored with every unsettling image intact, “The New York Ripper” More a film for the Fangoria crowd rather than someone looking for a coherent and believable crime thriller, “The New York Ripper” is the gruesome tale of a serial killer stalking New York’s vulnerable women and the detective trying to bring him down. Read the rest of this entry »

Milo

Pedestrian horror-thriller takes it’s cue from “Halloween,” “Friday the 13th,” “The Bad Seed,” “Don’t Look Now” and “Psycho.” Actually, “Milo” doesn’t have an original bone in its body. Read the rest of this entry »

Zodiac, The

On 20 December 1968, in Lake Helena, a couple of teenagers are brutally murdered by a killer while dating nearby the lake. The young Sergeant Matt Parish is assigned and becomes obsessed with the case, neglecting his wife Laura and son Johnny. On 04 July 1969, another couple is shot on the golf course of Vallejo, and the killer sends letters to three newspapers with a riddle and promising more murders Read the rest of this entry »

Jawbreaker

Oh boy! Another wicked teen comedy. Gag me with a spoon! How about gagging someone with a jawbreaker? That’s right, one of those hard, round, suck them until you’re blue in the face candies that leave your mouth raw. Have you ever put one of those things in your mouth and almost swallowed the damned thing? Read the rest of this entry »