The Neon Demon takes an arty puke on the fashion industry

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JUNE 22, 2016 By Steve Newton L.A.’s high-fashion industry gets eaten alive and puked back up in Danish provocateur Nicolas Winding Refn’s depraved and baffling The Neon Demon, a psychosexual satire on the quest for female beauty masquerading as an arthouse horror flick. Elle Fanning stars as virginal 16-year-old Jesse, whom we … Continue reading The Neon Demon takes an arty puke on the fashion industry

Horror review: The Watcher

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 14, 2000 Poor Keanu Reeves. Even though he’s starred in such blockbuster action flicks as Speed and The Matrix, he’s never been able to live down the role he was born to play: that of empty-headed California dude Bill in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Dogstar, the rock … Continue reading Horror review: The Watcher

Horror review: Constantine

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 24, 2005 The Vancouver-shot Catwoman may be up for a record-breaking seven Razzies at this weekend's 25th annual Golden Raspberry Awards-Hollywood's tribute to the very worst in movies-but there's already a buzz on about the major contenders for next year. One likely nominee is yet another locally lensed stinker, Alone … Continue reading Horror review: Constantine