Horror review: Scary Movie 5

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, APRIL 12, 2013 The scariest thing about Scary Movie 5 is that it actually made me chortle less than some of the silly horror flicks it's trying to spoof! Like Mama, for instance. Ashley Tisdale and Simon Rex are the main actors committing career hari-kari in this poo- and penis joke-filled disaster, which also riffs lamely … Continue reading Horror review: Scary Movie 5

Horror review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 5, 2011 By Steve Newton There was some talk floating around the Georgia Straight editorial department recently about the latest Planet of the Apes film, and the talk was: “Hey, it’s gotta be better than the last one!” The good news is that, as expected, Rise of the Planet of the Apes puts Tim Burton’s crummy … Continue reading Horror review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes