Horror review: The Others

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 9, 2001 When the Straight’s movie editor asked me if I wanted to review the new Nicole Kidman horror movie at a midnight screening—with free popcorn, drinks, and ice cream—I jumped at the chance. The alluring combo of late-night shocks and gratis goodies totally blinded me to the … Continue reading Horror review: The Others

Horror review: Stoker

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 14, 2013 Man, that Stoker is one mind messer of a Hitchcockian psycho thriller. It’s such a mind messer that—even as I write this three days after seeing it—I can’t decide if I like it or not. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. The movie centres on the weird relationships between recently … Continue reading Horror review: Stoker

Horror review: The Invasion

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 22, 2007 The Invasion is the fourth film adaptation of American author Jack Finney's classic sci-fi satire, "The Body Snatchers", which was originally serialized in Collier's magazine in 1954. It was filmed in 1956 and 1978 as Invasion of the Body Snatchers one of the best B-movie titles ever, right … Continue reading Horror review: The Invasion