Horror on DVD: 10 underrated movies

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 29, 2008 By Steve Newton When horror fans are asked to cite the movie that first got them hooked on the genre, they often offer up titles like Frankenstein, The Exorcist, or maybe The Shining. Not me. The film that turned me into a devotee of scary flicks was a little-known (yet influential) … Continue reading Horror on DVD: 10 underrated movies

Horror review: Bloodrayne

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, APRIL 6, 2006 After his last movie, Alone in the Dark, director Uwe Boll had nowhere to go but up, and I mean that most sincerely. That shot-in-Vancouver stinker earned a record one of out of 100 at Rottentomatoes.com, with terms like "dreadful", "terrible beyond belief", and "worse than you can … Continue reading Horror review: Bloodrayne

Horror review: Stay Alive

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 30, 2006 The video-game industry has spawned several action-oriented horror flicks in recent years, ranging from the mediocre (Resident Evil) to the pointless (House of the Dead) to the downright putrid (Alone in the Dark). Stay Alive takes a different tack than those in that its plot isn't built around … Continue reading Horror review: Stay Alive

Horror review: Constantine

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 24, 2005 The Vancouver-shot Catwoman may be up for a record-breaking seven Razzies at this weekend's 25th annual Golden Raspberry Awards-Hollywood's tribute to the very worst in movies-but there's already a buzz on about the major contenders for next year. One likely nominee is yet another locally lensed stinker, Alone … Continue reading Horror review: Constantine

Horror review: Alone in the Dark

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 3, 2005 Alone in the Dark is a terrific horror flick--at least the one from 1982 is. It stars stalwart acting vets Jack Palance and Martin Landau as psychopathic escapees from a mental hospital who go on a murderous rampage. The flick comes recommended for Palance and Landau's gleefully demented performances, … Continue reading Horror review: Alone in the Dark

The 40 worst horror flicks of the 21st century (so far)

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 25, 2012 I apologize to any of the directors, writers, actors, or crew members who tried their best on the movies listed below. But hey--it's payback time. Alone in the Dark The Apparition Bloodrayne Captivity The Cave Club Dread Constantine Creature Cursed Dead Silence The Final Destination The Fog The … Continue reading The 40 worst horror flicks of the 21st century (so far)