Horror review: Thir13en Ghosts

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 1, 2001 Several times while viewing the Vancouver-shot Thir13en Ghosts, I thought to myself: “This is a complete and utter piece of crap.” But after the movie was over, I decided that glib assessment wasn’t totally called for. The film’s set piece—a sprawling haunted house built mostly of … Continue reading Horror review: Thir13en Ghosts

Horror review: House on Haunted Hill

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 4, 1999 As if this year’s bogus remake of The Haunting wasn’t discouraging enough for horror fans, now Hollywood has unleashed another sorry remake of a haunted-house flick, this time seeking inspiration from the silly but fun Vincent Price vehicle House on Haunted Hill. The new version has … Continue reading Horror review: House on Haunted Hill