Articles by Dennis Prince

Planet Of The Apes

December 21, 2001 // 0 Comments

There’s so much in 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s new "Planet of the Apes" DVD that if I don’t get right to it right away, we all might meet our extinction before this review is over. It’s 2029 when the USAF research space station [...]

The Alice Cooper Story

December 21, 2001 // 0 Comments

If ever you doubted that Alice Cooper is some sort of undead incarnation, stop doubting – he is. At age 53, Cooper (aka Vincent Furnier) seems more vibrant and vigorous than ever, still touring, still releasing new material (with 2001’s [...]

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

November 16, 2001 // 0 Comments

Certain that a film derived from a smash video game and featuring the curvaceous Angelina Jolie would result a sure-fire hit with Summertime moviegoers, the execs at Eidos Interactive Ltd gave the green flag to Paramount Pictures to bring "Lara Croft [...]

Cheap Trick: Silver

October 30, 2001 // 0 Comments

These days, it’s become somewhat routine for wayward bands of past generations to sober up, reconcile their differences and reunite for a new CD, a reunion tour, and perhaps to make a last-ditch effort to beef up a 401k before it’s too late. One band [...]

The Simpsons: The Complete First Season

October 18, 2001 // 0 Comments

Surely it was only to be a matter of time before this generation’s favorite dysfunctional TV family would find it’s way to DVD in such grand manner. Indeed, creator Matt Groening’s "The Simpsons" has achieved a level of popularity such [...]

Tremors 3: Back To Perfection

September 28, 2001 // 0 Comments

China has its Pandas, Australia has its Koalas, and Perfection, Nevada has its Graboids . . . still. In this second direct-to-video sequel to 1989’s surprisingly enjoyable creature feature, ’Tremors,’ militia-minded survivalist Burt Gummer is back [...]

Forrest Gump

September 24, 2001 // 0 Comments

It seems now, more than ever, the world needs simplicity. To be able to see through the clutter, the corruption, and the superfluous complexities of life – its events and their contrived meanings – would be a gift to be cherished. Forrest Gump is a [...]

Theater Of Blood

September 19, 2001 // 0 Comments

’Fair sir, you spit on me on Wednesday last, you spurn’d me such a day. Another time, you call’d me dog…but if I am a dog, beware my fangs’ From Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice,’ so charges Shylock as he readies to claim a [...]

The Fury

September 12, 2001 // 0 Comments

I’ve watched many DVDs this year – some great, some good, some not so good – and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s release of Brian DePalma’s ’The Fury’ is, sadly, the worst DVD I’ve seen yet. It’s sad because, although this picture [...]

Phantom Of The Paradise

September 12, 2001 // 0 Comments

In 1974, director Brian DePalma brought forth a unique and biting satire of the day’s most celebrated entertainment vehicles: horror films and rock music. In "Phantom of the Paradise, " DePalma offered his twisted yet calculated vision of an [...]
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