Horror review: Species

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 13, 1995 By Steve Newton Somebody should have told the makers of Species that if they’re gonna blatantly rip off other movies, they should at least do it right. It’s obvious—from the H.R. Giger–designed creature right on down to the glowing, thin-lettered logo—that the folks behind Species took … Continue reading Horror review: Species

Horror review: The Cave

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, SEPT. 1, 2005 James Cameron's Aliens sure was one kick-ass action-horror flick. It had assured direction, amazing special effects, terrifying monsters-and, of course, Bill Paxton's immortal line as the cocky but cowardly grunt Hudson: "Game over, man. Game over!" But Aliens came out nearly two decades ago, so it's a little … Continue reading Horror review: The Cave