3 From Hell doesn’t match Rob Zombie’s previous studies of the psychotic Firefly clan

By Steve Newton Watched Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell on Shudder last night, and I gotta tell ya, it wasn't in the same league as his previous two studies of the murderous Firefly clan. With 2003’s House of 1000 Corpses, the former White Zombie main man made a fitting transformation from over-the-top shock rocker to … Continue reading 3 From Hell doesn’t match Rob Zombie’s previous studies of the psychotic Firefly clan

Horror review: House of 1000 Corpses

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 17, 2003 By Steve Newton That Rob Zombie is one sick puppy. Of course, anyone who’s ever listened to the L.A. shock rocker’s CDs or seen his grotesque concert act already knows this. But with the release of his film debut, the depth of Zombie’s depravity is unearthed … Continue reading Horror review: House of 1000 Corpses

Horror review: Repo! The Genetic Opera

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, DEC. 16, 2008 The lowbrow and highfalutin collide in an orgy of upscale disembowelment as director Darren Lynn Bousman gives uneasy birth to the gore opera. Bousman honed his genre chops in Saw II, III, and IV, and he now offers up a Rocky Horror Picture Show for the torture-porn set. This Toronto-shot cult item … Continue reading Horror review: Repo! The Genetic Opera

Horror review: The Devil’s Rejects

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JULY 21, 2005 With 2003's House of 1000 Corpses, former White Zombie main man Rob Zombie made a fitting transformation from over-the-top shock rocker to over-the-top shock filmmaker. The demented, evil-guy persona he nurtured on record and on-stage was child's play compared with the bloody horrors of his directorial debut, a … Continue reading Horror review: The Devil’s Rejects