In this flaccid effort,
Furthermore, it’s essentially ruled by a secret society called The Circle, composed of magic-makers and spell-casters who have gone on to be presidents, CEOs and other captains of industry.
Obviously rushed into shooting and bearing the production values of porn, H&G: WOW aims for that Twilight feel — at least it nails the insipid part. The Stewart stars seem to be vying to out-not-act one another, and their bid is threatened by every young member among the compact cast. Although leagues above, albeit to wildly varying degrees, Roberts, Vanessa Angel (TV’s Weird Science) and Cherie Currie (former lead vocalist of The Runaways) can’t help but be tainted simply by association.
The best of acting, however, would not salvage such a stupid script by first-timer Larson Tretter (“Ella! I read in the paper you like pizza, right?”) or DeCoteau’s lazy helming. I know the budget was tight, but certainly he could’ve used grabbed three establishing shots of the campus instead of reusing the same one. —Rod Lott
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