Archive for October 12th, 2005

The Mod Squad

Pedestrian, awful attempt at nostalgia that proves you can’t go home again. Not if you’re the popular television show “The Mod Squad.” What was once “Mod” is now just odd, especially in a film that so desperately wants to be hip. Read the rest of this entry »

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry’s fourth summer and the following year at Hogwarts are marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort’s Death Eaters are gaining strength and even creating the Dark Mark giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. In the unsuspecting lives of the young wizard and witches at Hogwarts the competitors are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement: Hogwarts will have two representatives in the tournament, including Harry Potter! Will Harry be able to rise to the challenge for the Tri Wizard Tournament while keeping up with school or will the challenges along with Voldemort’s rebirth be too much for the young hero? Read the rest of this entry »