Horror review: Breakdown

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MAY 15, 1997 By Steve Newton The scariest breakdown I ever had occurred about 10 years ago on a Granville Bridge on-ramp during afternoon rush hour. My ’68 Polara with the busted fuel gauge ran out of gas halfway up the curving incline to the bridge, and I had … Continue reading Horror review: Breakdown

Horror review: Needful Things

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 27, 1993 By Steve Newton “Hollywood North” has been quite a hotbed for horror films in the past few years. But whether it’s a direct-to-video gorefest (The Resurrected), theatrically released slasher entry (Friday the 13th Part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan), or big-budget TV miniseries (Stephen King’s IT), there … Continue reading Horror review: Needful Things