Horror review: Lake Placid

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 22, 1999 As the Vancouver correspondent for Fangoria, the world’s best-known horror magazine, I usually have access to the sets of whatever scary flicks are being filmed around town. Most horror filmmakers jump at the chance to have their work previewed in the blood-red pages of that esteemed … Continue reading Horror review: Lake Placid

Horror review: Primeval

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JAN. 19, 2007 In 2004, PBS produced a one-hour documentary called Capturing the Killer Croc, about scientists attempting to capture and relocate a nine-metre crocodile dubbed Gustave that had apparently killed more than 200 people near a river in Burundi, Africa. Even though the film didn’t actually live up to its … Continue reading Horror review: Primeval