Horror review: The Others

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 9, 2001 When the Straight’s movie editor asked me if I wanted to review the new Nicole Kidman horror movie at a midnight screening—with free popcorn, drinks, and ice cream—I jumped at the chance. The alluring combo of late-night shocks and gratis goodies totally blinded me to the … Continue reading Horror review: The Others

Horror review: The Eye

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 11, 2004 Considering the critical and commercial success of The Ring, Gore Verbinski's worthy remake of the Japanese haunted-video flick Ringu, it's no wonder Hollywood has set its sights on adapting more scary Asian fare. Now Tom Cruise's production company has bought the remake rights to The Eye, a horror film helmed by … Continue reading Horror review: The Eye