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Trust (review)

For a goodly while, it does feel, depressingly, as if Trust is going to morph into one of those luridly melodramatic made-for-Lifetime flicks gone theatrical feature thanks to the presence of a stellar cast…

William & Kate (review)

If you’re gonna do a WB-esque royal-wedding cash-in movie, you have to give it a fair shot. Where is the dream sequence? I fully expected to see Kate go all Buffy on some shuffling hoards of zombie paparazzi. But it’s nowhere to be found in William & Kate. How mysterious.

just received: ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ ‘Sherri: The Complete Season One,’ ‘Rita Rocks: The Complete Season One,’ ‘Hannah Free,’ ‘Mammoth,’ ‘Uncertainty’

A quick rundown of the screeners and DVDs that came in yesterday and today. Might review some of these… Pride and Prejudice: The 1995 BBC TV version with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle, coming in a new restored edition in Region 1 on April 27 from A&E Home Entertainment. [preorder in Region 1 from Amazon … more…

the oh-no! DVD of the week: ‘Flirting With Forty’

OMG, it’s so sexy and romantic and awesome and see, old chicks just wanna have fun, too! Jackie (Heather Locklear, TV’s Spin City) is a recently divorced mother of two vacationing alone in Hawaii for her 40th birthday. Against her better judgment, she allows the hunky, much younger, resident surf instructor (Robert Buckley, TV’s Lipstick … more…

the oh-no! DVD of the week: ‘Wisegal’

The description of this just gets better the longer it goes on: Loyal to the Family. Devoted to her own. Alyssa Milano stars as Patty Montanari, a tough Brooklyn widow and mother who takes a job working for a local crime family and soon becomes romantically involved with a married mob captain (Jason Gedrick of … more…

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (review)

Well, hooray for a movie about girls doing their own thing. Too bad it’s more like a training-bra of a flick designed to indoctrinate tweens with the estrogen-drenched sappiness of “women’s pop culture” — you know, like Oprah magazine and Lifetime Original movies and Celine Dion ballads — than a story that deals with the … more…