Horror review: Jack Brooks–Monster Slayer

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JULY 23, 2008 Watching Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer reminded me of renting vids in the ’80s. Thanks in part to the grisly shenanigans of Freddy Krueger, the horror genre was flying high, which also meant that a ton of suspect, direct-to-video fright fare was clogging the shelves. I recall seeing Ghoulies … Continue reading Horror review: Jack Brooks–Monster Slayer

Horror review: Slither

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 30, 2006 By Steve Newton Before breaking through in the horror realm as the screenwriter of 2004's excellent Dawn of the Dead remake, James Gunn spent years toiling for Troma Entertainment, the New York company famous for campy, no-budget shockers like The Toxic Avenger and Class of Nuke 'Em High. … Continue reading Horror review: Slither