Horror review: Underworld–Awakening

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JAN. 22, 2012 It’s been 10 years since British hottie Kate Beckinsale suited up in a skin-tight black-leather jumpsuit to portray Underworld’s Selene, a "death dealer" vampire bent on viciously obliterating any Lycans (werewolves) she can find--unless she falls in love with them first. The actress turns 40 next year, but judging … Continue reading Horror review: Underworld–Awakening

Horror review: Vacancy

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, APRIL 25, 2007 Vacancy is an effective horror flick on a few levels. It preys on your fear of getting hopelessly lost in the middle of nowhere, and it preys on your fear of being waylaid by murderous strangers. But mostly it preys on your fear of getting stuck on an … Continue reading Horror review: Vacancy

Horror review: Van Helsing

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 13, 2004 The media kit for Van Helsing includes an insert in which potential reviewers are asked to refrain from revealing plot developments involving the main characters of Gabriel Van Helsing (Hugh Jackman) and Anna Valerious (Kate Beckinsale) in the final 30 minutes of the film. That's fine with me, 'cause I … Continue reading Horror review: Van Helsing