Horror review: Frailty

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 25, 2002 Hollywood marketing departments seem more desperate than ever to find sources for the hyperbolic reviewer quotes they splash across TV screens and newspaper ads. There’s no need to rely on established critical outlets like the New York Times and the Village Voice when they can magnify … Continue reading Horror review: Frailty

Horror review: Predator 2

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 22, 1990 By Steve Newton Horror movies spawn more sequels than any other film genre, and for the most part the sequels pale in comparison to the original. There are exceptions, though. James Cameron's Aliens took a healthy shot at renewing the terror of Ridley Scott's Alien; film buffs such as … Continue reading Horror review: Predator 2

Horror review: Club Dread

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 26, 2004 Boy, the movie industry has sure been getting paranoid about the pirating of its product lately. Last week I went to a media screening of Club Dread at Capitol 6 that was attended by a small gaggle of reviewers, and the guy at the door still used a metal detector … Continue reading Horror review: Club Dread