Horror review: The Mist

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, NOV. 21, 2007 Writer-director Frank Darabont had skillfully translated the human drama of Stephen King's work in The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption, but he seems hopelessly lost in The Mist , his adaptation of the horror master's 1980 novella. Its first half-hour echoes the severe lousiness of Maximum Overdrive, King's first and last director's job, … Continue reading Horror review: The Mist

Horror review: The Invisible

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 2, 2007 Director David S. Goyer turned the familiar sights of our fair city into a seething battleground for vampires in 2004's Blade: Trinity, but his latest Vancouver-shot supernatural flick, The Invisible, doesn't have nearly as much bite. It's a remake of the 2002 Swedish thriller Den Osynlige, but it … Continue reading Horror review: The Invisible