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.

Latest Stories

  • What's that going bump in the night? It's the camera operator in a "found footage"–style horror film careening into a wall. In The Monster Project, writer-director Victor Mathieu doesn't always orient us in space, but he's careful to...

  • There's much to like about Colin Minihan's new zombie film, It Stains the Sands Red. There's Brittany Allen's portrayal of the lead character, Molly -- level-headed enough to grab plenty of water at the outset of an unexpected trek across...

  • Debris from an alien spacecraft crashes into the woods surrounding the cabin of an obsessive bigfoot hunter. The 'Squatch half of that promising mashup gets almost entirely ignored in Mathieu Ratthe's debut feature, The Gracefield...

  • 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,...

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