Horror review: Carrie

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 18, 2013 Carrie was one of the most impressive film adaptations of a Stephen King horror novel ever, right up there with The Shining, The Dead Zone, and Misery. In director Brian De Palma's capable hands, King's tale of a timid teenaged outsider with telekinetic powers who uses them to strike back against the … Continue reading Horror review: Carrie

Horror review: The Forgotten

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, SEPT. 30, 2004 Joseph Ruben delivered one of the finest Hollywood thrillers of the '80s with The Stepfather, a domestic chiller that starred Terry O'Quinn as Jerry Blake, a creepy stepdad who was more than willing to kill for the ideal American family. Cheerfully charming a neighbour one minute then skillfully bashing … Continue reading Horror review: The Forgotten