Horror review: Stan Helsing

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 21, 2009 In this low-budget, Vancouver- and Surrey-shot parody of the cornball Scary Movie franchise, Steve Howey from TV’s Reba stars as Stan Helsing, a joint-smoking, slacker video-store clerk (is there any other kind?) who’s just finishing up a shift at Schlockbuster and plans on heading to a Halloween bash. But before getting off … Continue reading Horror review: Stan Helsing

Subpar KISS all about the special effects in Vancouver

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, NOV. 15, 2009 By Steve Newton Boy, Vancouver’s costume and makeup shops must have done a booming business in the days leading up to November 14’s KISS show at GM Place. From the cutest little tyke to the brawniest middle-aged hooligan, there were scads of concertgoers wearing greasepaint in honour of … Continue reading Subpar KISS all about the special effects in Vancouver