Joe Bonamassa’s “Guitar Event of the Year” sabotaged by poor sound (at least from where I was sitting)

By Steve Newton Man, was I ever stoked for Joe Bonamassa's show--the first of three nights--at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver last night. For starters, the dude's a wicked guitarist, as most folks know, and his latest album, Redemption, blew me away, especially tracks like "Molly O", "Just 'Cos You Can Don't Mean You … Continue reading Joe Bonamassa’s “Guitar Event of the Year” sabotaged by poor sound (at least from where I was sitting)

Horror review: Donovan’s Echo

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, FEB. 22, 2012 Donovan's Echo is a quaint little psychological mystery-thriller, digitally shot in Fort Langley and environs, about an elderly man seeking redemption for a tragedy-laced past. The indie flick's heart is in the right place but, unfortunately, its arteries are seriously clogged up with syrupy sappiness. Danny Glover plays Donovan … Continue reading Horror review: Donovan’s Echo