Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, June 12-16

Dazed and Confused screens at the Rio By Steve Newton MONDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of director Anton Corbijn‘s documentary Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipnosis), which tells the story of Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey “Po” Powell, the creative forces behind the iconic album-art design studio, Hipgnosis. MONDAY: Timbre Concerts presents American alt-rocker Louise Post, formerly of Veruca Salt, at … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, June 12-16

Newt’s Top 10 albums of 2005

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 15, 2005 By Steve Newton Both young upstarts and grizzled old-timers made my Top 10 this year, proving yet again that good rock 'n' roll transcends generational boundaries. And needs lots of guitars. Audioslave Out of Exile With the help of producer Rick Rubin and mixer Brendan O'Brien, former … Continue reading Newt’s Top 10 albums of 2005

Horror review: The Invisible

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 2, 2007 Director David S. Goyer turned the familiar sights of our fair city into a seething battleground for vampires in 2004's Blade: Trinity, but his latest Vancouver-shot supernatural flick, The Invisible, doesn't have nearly as much bite. It's a remake of the 2002 Swedish thriller Den Osynlige, but it … Continue reading Horror review: The Invisible