Summary Judgment

A Hostel Reaction?

The critics on a new horror flick for the backpacking set.

In this week’s audio-only Summary Judgment, Mark Jordan Legan sums up how the critics feel about three new releases: Hostel, an extremely bloody horror film set in Europe; Casanova, a romantic comedy set in 18th-century Venice and starring Heath Ledger; and BloodRayne, an action film the studio refused to screen for critics, even thought it stars Sir Ben Kingsley.

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