Tusk goes off the rails as a crazed body-horror trainwreck

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 1, 2014 Kevin Smith’s podcast-spawned Tusk has to be one of the most insane horror-comedies I’ve ever seen. Considering how supergonzo it is, I’m surprised I didn’t like it more. The movie opens with self-absorbed L.A. podcaster Wallace (Justin Long) and his best friend, Teddy (Haley Joel Osment), in the midst of … Continue reading Tusk goes off the rails as a crazed body-horror trainwreck

Horror review: Drag Me to Hell

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 29, 2009 How many times in one movie can an audience be scared shitless by a sudden close-up of a screeching, zombielike hag’s face? In the case of Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell, every damn time! Raimi mastered the art of the screeching, zombie hag in The Evil Dead, and 28 … Continue reading Horror review: Drag Me to Hell