Horror review: Alien–The Director’s Cut

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, OCT. 30, 2003 By Steve Newton The first movie I can remember that set me on the road to becoming a lifelong horror fan was It! The Terror From Beyond Space. It was made on the cheap in 1958, and featured a guy in a hokey, zipper-up-the-back monster suit, … Continue reading Horror review: Alien–The Director’s Cut

Horror review: The Skeleton Key

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 18, 2005 There hasn't been a decent Deep South occult flick since Alan Parker put Mickey Rourke's rumpled private dick through his satanic paces in 1987's noirish Angel Heart. Perhaps Hollywood hasn't tackled the voodoo angle that often because most folks just don't grasp all that gumbo mumbo jumbo. Voodoo … Continue reading Horror review: The Skeleton Key