10 wicked horror flicks streaming on Netflix Canada right now

By Steve Newton Hey horror freaks: there's only 116 chopping days until Halloween, so why not get in the mood with some of the finest scary movies available on Netflix at the moment. Here's 10 that I've reviewed in my role as the Georgia Straight newspaper's "horror guy" in Vancouver. A Quiet Place (2018) "...ultimately … Continue reading 10 wicked horror flicks streaming on Netflix Canada right now

The Newt rates Hollywood’s 2013 horror flicks, from killer to crap

I reviewed 18 theatrically released fright flicks this year, and according to my calculations, 2013 was no great shakes in the horror department. 2012 kicked a bit more butt, mainly due to impressive entries like The Woman in Black, Chronicle, and especially the B.C.-shot Cabin in the Woods, which earned 10 out of 10 in last … Continue reading The Newt rates Hollywood’s 2013 horror flicks, from killer to crap

Horror review: The Call

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 15, 2013 After seeing Halle Berry's ridiculous performance in 2003's godawful Gothika I didn't have high hopes for her latest Hollywood thriller. But boy, what a pleasant--as in terrifying--surprise. The Call deserves all the gushy hyperbole ("electrifying", "white-knuckle", "pulse-pounding") a critic can muster. The movie opens with Berry, as 911 operator Jordan Turner, fielding … Continue reading Horror review: The Call