Overlord is a gift to gorehounds

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 8, 2018 By Steve Newton I’m not sure horror and war go together that well in movies. War is already horrifying enough, and goring it up just seems kinda pointless. But that didn’t stop the makers of Overlord—including hotshot producer J.J. Abrams—from trying their darnedest to find some … Continue reading Overlord is a gift to gorehounds

Horror review: You’re Next

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 21, 2013 For all the gorehounds who’ve ever wondered how Jason Voorhees and a couple of his clones might operate in a home-invasion scenario, have I got a flick for you. In You’re Next, it’s wedding-anniversary time for the wealthy Davison couple (Rob Moran and horror icon Barbara Crampton of Re-Animator fame), who … Continue reading Horror review: You’re Next

Horror review: Stuck

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 20, 2008 This year was shaping up to be the worst one for horror in decades. The last decent fright flick to grace theatres was 2007’s The Orphanage, a Spanish production; since then, Hollywood dreck like Prom Night, One Missed Call, Shutter, and The Eye have wreaked untold damage on the genre. Finally, though, horror fans … Continue reading Horror review: Stuck