DVD Verdict reviews: A TOUCH OF GREATNESS, THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS (DISNEY RELEASE), and more!

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    Today, DVD Verdict posted reviews of ANDY WILLIAMS SINGS THE HITS, A
    BELL FROM HELL, CAFE AU LAIT, CAMP UTOPIA, CHARLIE'S DEATH WISH,
    JENNIFER KRIES' PILATES METHOD: PERFECT MIX, A TOUCH OF GREATNESS,
    TWISTERS, and THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS (DISNEY RELEASE):


    ANDY WILLIAMS SINGS THE HITS (reviewed by Paul Corupe, overall
    score 60/100):
    "Andy's 'signature' song, 'Moon River,' is conspicuously missing here,
    passed over in favor a bunch of relatively uninspiring standards like
    'Danny Boy' and 'When You're Smiling.' As advertised, Andy Williams may
    be singing the hits, but they're just not his."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/andywilliamssingshits.php

    A BELL FROM HELL (reviewed by Rob Lineberger, overall score 72/100):
    "If the cow-slaughter scene in Apocalypse Now is a Twinkie, then A Bell
    From Hell is a Twinkie thirty-five feet long, weighing approximately six
    hundred pounds."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/bellfromhell.php

    CAFE AU LAIT (reviewed by Joel Pearce, overall score 73/100):
    "This is not like The Birdcage or Three Men and a Baby, that worked hard
    to make unconventional family arrangements palatable and acceptable. No
    apology is made for Lola's indecision, and Kassovitz doesn't really care
    whether or not we get on board and embrace the idea of the three of them
    living together."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/cafeaulait.php

    CAMP UTOPIA (reviewed by David Johnson, overall score 73/100):
    "This flick is leaps and bounds better than most anything else I've seen
    from the studio. It's still not a particularly good movie, and it falls
    apart in the storytelling department, but a mix of surprisingly good
    acting, a coherent script, and the director's embrace of the traits
    inherent to a hard-R horror film elevate Camp Utopia above the abysmal."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/camputopia.php

    CHARLIE'S DEATH WISH (reviewed by David Johnson, overall score 67/100):
    "Charlie's Death Wish sure isn't short on the gore and gunshot sound
    effects, but it's possible that a voluntary viewer of this flick might
    have their own death wish issues."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/charliesdeathwish.php

    JENNIFER KRIES' PILATES METHOD: PERFECT MIX (reviewed by Diane Wild,
    overall score 78/100):
    "This is not a personality-driven, motivational DVD with a driving pop
    music score for added zip. Kries shows little emotion, but she obviously
    knows what she's doing."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/jenniferkries.php

    A TOUCH OF GREATNESS (reviewed by Eric Profancik, overall score 75/100):
    "While it reminded me of the waning passion in the educational field,
    while it made me question the standardization implicit in the 'No Child
    Left Behind Act,' and while it showed me the power of one dedicated,
    amazing individual, A Touch of Greatness itself lacked the raw power of
    the man it works to exalt."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/touchgreatness.php

    TWISTERS (reviewed by David Johnson, overall score 80/100):
    "Watching these crowd-pleasing super-storms form in front of your eyes,
    while some yahoos drive toward them...hey, that's not too shabby. And
    the kids will like it. "

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/twisters.php

    THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS (DISNEY RELEASE) (reviewed by Amanda DeWees,
    overall score 77/100):
    "I think younger kids who relish the macabre but aren't ready for the
    scares of grownups' ghost stories may enjoy this. It has enough 'boo!'
    moments and atmospheric creepiness to give young ones some pleasant
    shivers, yet it avoids becoming truly grim and ends on a note of
    affirmation, which should reduce the likelihood of bad dreams after
    the viewing."

    FULL REVIEW: http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/watcherinwoodsdisney.php

    Mike Jackson
    Editor & Webmaster, DVD Verdict
    www.dvdverdict.com
    DVD Verdict, Jun 3, 2005
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