(From The Guardian)
Byline: JOHN PATTERSON, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
One of the joys of Roger Avary's adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis's The Rules of Attraction (apart from its soon-to-be-infamous backwards-vomit scene) is the chance to see a true teen idol taking blowtorch, sledgehammer and nail gun to his twinkly public image.
The idol is James Van Der Beek, star of Dawson's Creek, who may have been annoyed that fellow Creek-ster Katie Holmes beat him to the punch in nude-scene terms (she stripped off in the appropriately named The Gift and, gentlemen, it felt like Christmas in July). Not to be outdone, Van Der Beek made an assault on his pristine …