Horror review: Drive Angry 3D

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 23, 2011 By Steve Newton Fifteen minutes into Drive Angry 3D, I was pretty impressed, thinking it might actually be Nicolas Cage’s coolest movie since 1997’s Face/Off. It starts off with a rip-roaring car chase and some expertly choreographed ultraviolence, plus some eye-popping use of 3-D effects. Too bad that kinetic ferocity … Continue reading Horror review: Drive Angry 3D

Classic horror inspires Drive Angry director Patrick Lussier

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 23, 2011 By Steve Newton Vancouver native Patrick Lussier has made quite a name for himself in the Hollywood horror scene, having edited all three of Wes Craven’s Scream films before taking on the slasher genre himself with the 2009 remake of My Bloody Valentine. He also helped kick-start the past decade’s … Continue reading Classic horror inspires Drive Angry director Patrick Lussier

Horror review: Nightmare in Canada

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JAN. 19, 2006 Is there a Canadian identity when it comes to horror films? Director Jennifer Adcock ponders that idea in Nightmare in Canada: Canadian Horror on Film, a provocative one-hour documentary that collects snippets of seminal Canadian fright flicks and intersperses them with commentary from a bevy of critics, authors, … Continue reading Horror review: Nightmare in Canada