Rob Staeger

 

Rob Staeger is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • At a graveside, a woman is approached by a fringe scientist, who suggests that her loved one's death was not as cut-and-dried as the medical establishment claims. Online, she finds scattered web pages that seem to back up the quack's theories....

  • Homeowners get a certain helpless feeling when they call on an expert. When your plumber or exterminator says you have a problem only he can solve, you're pretty much at his mercy. Another Evil, the feature debut of Silicon Valley...

  • There's a horror movie inside Alice Lowe's darkly comic slasher film Prevenge, but not the one you'd expect. Sure, the killer, Ruth (played by Lowe, who also wrote and directed it during her real-life pregnancy), is quick with her knife,...

  • Beginning with a backstage prayer of thanksgiving to the "Burlesque Goddess" and segueing into a title montage set to Postmodern Jukebox's "Take Me to Church," Jon Manning's genial documentary Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe invests...

  • You know the cliché: the recovering alcoholic white-knuckling it as she stares down a bottle. In what might be the strongest moment of Andrew C. Erin's house-of-horrors film Havenhurst, Julie Benz upends that classic standoff. Fresh...

  • Have we hit Peak Horror Movie Prologue? Eloise, directed by Robert Legato, gives us three. First is a scene from the bad old days of the Eloise psychiatric hospital, in which sinister shrink H.H. Greiss (Robert Patrick, well within his...

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