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Perfect Stranger Review


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Perfect Stranger brings us to the end of an era: Halle Berry finally sports nice hair. Gone is the too-close crop of Swordfish and Die Another Day, the single-mom bangs of Monster's Ball, and that white Storm hair that just didn't work, no matter how often it was reshaped. In Perfect Stranger, as ball-busting investigative journalist Rowena, she wears it up, down, pulled back, always looking great, as if making up for lost glamour time.

Of course, the filmmakers behind Perfect Stranger would probably be insulted by my focus on hairstyle. They've made a movie, not an US Weekly article, with two big stars and a twist-heavy story, and I'm sure they'd rather I discuss more important aspects than Halle Berry's hair, such as Halle Berry's body or Halle Berry's frequent and slinky costume changes.

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Jeepers Creepers 2 Review


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Horror guru Victor Salva struck gold with his 2001 monster flick, Jeepers Creepers. The film -- about a man-eating creature that sets its sights on two siblings who are returning home from spring break -- wasn't only a box-office hit, it was also a good movie. If Salva wanted to repeat the success of the first film, perhaps the writer-director should have followed a similar formula with Jeepers Creepers 2.

But that would make way too much sense. Instead, Salva forgets everything he did well in the first film and does it the opposite way here -- with much less success. What the original movie got right, this movie gets wrong, and it is difficult to watch such a talented filmmaker as Salva drift into horror-movie oblivion.

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Perfect Stranger brings us to the end of an era: Halle Berry finally sports nice...

Jeepers Creepers 2 Movie Review

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