Horror review: Cabin Fever

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 18, 2002 By Steve Newton The promoters of Cabin Fever are using a quote from director Peter Jackson in print ads for their new horror flick. BRILLIANT! and FANTASTIC! are some of the adjectives attributed to the visionary filmmaker behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Now, this … Continue reading Horror review: Cabin Fever

Horror review: Piranha 3D

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 21, 2010 Sometimes when I’ve had nothing better to do I’ve pondered the worst way to die. Getting hacked to death is right up there—glad I don’t live in Somalia—but being eaten alive by wild animals usually wins out. It helps when you remember hearing, as a kid in school, … Continue reading Horror review: Piranha 3D

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