Horror review: Pitch Black

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 4, 2000 At one point in writer-director David Twohy’s gory sci-fi/horror flick Pitch Black, futuristic lawman Johns (Cole Hauser) states: “My life is a steaming, meaningless pile of shit.” Now, I probably wouldn’t even have remembered that prime example of Twohy’s screenwriting prowess if it hadn’t been so … Continue reading Horror review: Pitch Black

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