Daily Archives: July 23, 1999

Inspector Gadget - *

It’s no secret that Disney movies have become increasingly formulaic over the years. It is a trend that worked (mostly) well with their animation division, because…well, their animated films were good to begin with. However, their live-action fare hasn’t fared … Continue reading

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The Haunting - 1/2*

Okay…it’s time for a quick tongue twister. The Haunting is based on Shirley Jackson’s novel, The Haunting of Hill House, and was originally titled The Haunting of Hill House, unlike the prior 1963 movie based on The Haunting of Hill … Continue reading

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Drop Dead Gorgeous - * * 1/2*

Drop Dead Gorgeous is a biting and, at times, cruel satire of beauty pageants and the small-town mentality. Written by former pageant contestant Lona Williams, this comedy has the ring of truth, but it tends to go a bit too … Continue reading

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