Freaky Friday

BBBB (out of 5) Surprisingly terrific adaptation of the comedy that originally starred Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. Jamie Lee Curtis plays an overworked therapist and mother who is about to get married to her boyfriend (Mark Harmon), despite the emotional objections of her difficult teenaged daughter (Lindsay Lohan). The two fight about various mother-daughter conflict…

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A Cinderella Story

BB.5 (out of 5) As adorable as Hilary Duff is, the tired nature of this teen-themed romantic comedy will bore all but the least demanding viewer as it does its best to update Charles Perrault’s classic fairy tale (and falls far short of the highly superior Ever After starring Drew Barrymore). Duff plays a teenager…

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House Of Wax (2005)

JAUME COLLET-SERRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Australia/USA, 2005.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment.  Screenplay by Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, based on the story by Charles Belden. Cinematography by Stephen F. Windon.  Produced by Susan Downey, Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by John Ottman.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Alex Alvarez, Graham Purcell.  Film Editing by Joel…

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