The Belko Experiment fails, though not for lack of dying

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 12, 2017 By Steve Newton The Belko Experiment looks great on paper if you're a devotee of scary movies. It's directed by Aussie Greg McLean, who blew horror fans away with his Outback-set psycho-killer debut Wolf Creek back in 2005. And it's written by James Gunn, who worked wonders helming the comically gory Slither in 2006 before hitting … Continue reading The Belko Experiment fails, though not for lack of dying

Horror review: Slither

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 30, 2006 By Steve Newton Before breaking through in the horror realm as the screenwriter of 2004's excellent Dawn of the Dead remake, James Gunn spent years toiling for Troma Entertainment, the New York company famous for campy, no-budget shockers like The Toxic Avenger and Class of Nuke 'Em High. … Continue reading Horror review: Slither

Slither director James Gunn loves horror movies

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 30, 2006 By Steve Newton James Gunn had no intention of waiting until he was a Hollywood director to helm his first horror flick. Inspired by George Romero's pioneering zombie opus, the young Gunn made his splatter-film debut at the tender age of 12. "Night of the Living Dead scared … Continue reading Slither director James Gunn loves horror movies