Seen and Heard

Seen at the Movies:

The week-by-week march of the summer blockbusters begins with Van Helsing, a $150 million monster mash update from Universal Pictures and Mummy writer-director Stephen Sommers. I know Hollywood sets new standards of artistic corruption about 52 times a year, but this exhausting exploitation of Universal’s great horror film legacy really takes the cake. Sommers and the other creators of Van Helsing give no evidence of knowing or caring abou

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