Shut In delivers one big twist and a storm of horror clichés

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, NOV. 11, 2016 By Steve Newton Naomi Watts has won some and lost some as far as her lead roles in horror flicks go. She hit a home run in Gore Verbinski's 2002 remake of the Japanese spooker The Ring, but didn't fare so well amidst Daniel Craig and the ghostly goings-on … Continue reading Shut In delivers one big twist and a storm of horror clichés

Horror review: House at the End of the Street

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, SEPT. 21, 2012 At the age of 20, Jennifer Lawrence became the second youngest woman ever nominated for a best-actress Oscar for her work in the bleak 2010 thriller Winter’s Bone. Two years later she starred in The Hunger Games, one of the highest-grossing movies ever. Here’s hoping that the gifted young actress’s … Continue reading Horror review: House at the End of the Street

Horror review: Dream House

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 3, 2011 By Steve Newton Before reviewing Dream House, I tried to ignore the trailers constantly airing between my fave shows on Comedy Central, but I still got the impression that it was a Shining-like supernatural horror flick about a family menaced by evil spirits. Turns out it’s something a little more … Continue reading Horror review: Dream House