It Comes at Night oozes paranoia and dread

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JUNE 7, 2017 By Steve Newton First you had the awesome Get Out blowing scary-movie fans away with its shockingly sly take on racism in America. And now you've got It Comes at Night and its gloomy commentary on the Trump-inspired fear of outsiders. Socially reflective horror is back bigly, baby! But while … Continue reading It Comes at Night oozes paranoia and dread

Jason Bateman discovers his dark side in The Gift

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT. COM, AUG. 5, 2015 By Steve Newton If you thought Jason Bateman could only play affable sad-sacks, prepare for a nice surprise with The Gift. The actor best known for his gentle portrayal of the put-upon Michael Bluth in Arrested Development discovers his dark side in a big way in this unsettling revenge thriller … Continue reading Jason Bateman discovers his dark side in The Gift