Overlord is a gift to gorehounds

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 8, 2018 By Steve Newton I’m not sure horror and war go together that well in movies. War is already horrifying enough, and goring it up just seems kinda pointless. But that didn’t stop the makers of Overlord—including hotshot producer J.J. Abrams—from trying their darnedest to find some … Continue reading Overlord is a gift to gorehounds

Horror review: Super 8

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JUNE 8, 2011 By Steve Newton Super 8 is a Steven Spielberg–produced sci-fi thriller about a group of horror-loving Ohio kids in 1979 who, while shooting an amateur zombie flick, inadvertently film a train wreck that unleashes something terrifying on their small town. Sounds worth seeing, right? Wrong-o, bucko. This Spielbergian misstep by … Continue reading Horror review: Super 8