Checking out Katie Holmes’ Disturbing Behavior in Burnaby

By Steve Newton Here's a story I did on the Vancouver-area filming of the 1998 Katie Holmes vehicle Disturbing Behaviour. It wasn't the worst horror flick I ever did a set-visit for. That would probably be Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. The X-Files recently deserted Vancouver after five seasons of shooting here, but that … Continue reading Checking out Katie Holmes’ Disturbing Behavior in Burnaby

X-Files alumni plot Rube Goldberg-esque deaths for Final Destination debut

By Steve Newton Back in 2000 a Vancouver-shot horror flick called Final Destination was released which depicted young people, having escaped death in an exploding plane, being hunted down by a determined Grim Reaper and offed in various violent ways. The film made money, so it became a franchise, where the big D would go … Continue reading X-Files alumni plot Rube Goldberg-esque deaths for Final Destination debut

Bruce Fairbairn: legendary Vancouver rock producer tells all in 1998

By Steve Newton I have no particular reason for posting this interview with Bruce Fairbairn today. It's not like it's the 25th anniversary of the release of Slippery When Wet, the 1986 Bon Jovi album he produced, and which--at over 28-million copies sold--is the most popular recording he ever worked on. No, I just dug … Continue reading Bruce Fairbairn: legendary Vancouver rock producer tells all in 1998