Another WolfCop is way better than WolfCop, but still pretty awful

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, DEC. 1, 2017 By Steve Newton Apparently, quite a few people thought WolfCop--the 2014 horror-comedy about an alcoholic werewolf policeman battling ancient shapeshifters in smalltown Canada--was an okay movie. It holds a "Fresh" rating of 65% on Rotten Tomatoes, with some critics seeing it as an entertaining throwback to the cheap direct-to-video … Continue reading Another WolfCop is way better than WolfCop, but still pretty awful

Horror review: Bad Milo!

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, DEC. 4, 2013 If you’re the type of bad-movie fan who got all psyched at Blockbuster back in ’85 when you spotted the video box for Ghoulies with that grinning, sharp-toothed, cheapjack monster coming out of a toilet, have I got a film for you. But it’s really gonna help if Jeff Daniels’s … Continue reading Horror review: Bad Milo!

Horror review: Jack Brooks–Monster Slayer

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JULY 23, 2008 Watching Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer reminded me of renting vids in the ’80s. Thanks in part to the grisly shenanigans of Freddy Krueger, the horror genre was flying high, which also meant that a ton of suspect, direct-to-video fright fare was clogging the shelves. I recall seeing Ghoulies … Continue reading Horror review: Jack Brooks–Monster Slayer