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‘It: Chapter 2’ has less fear and more feelings

It: Chapter 2 Image
October 1, 2019

After two years, the evil clown is back. The much-anticipated sequel to “It” is here with direction by Andy Muschietti and even though two years have passed for us, it’s been long 27 years for the...

‘Pet Sematary’ a thrilling new adaptation of a classic

Pet Sematary
April 22, 2019

The 2019 adaptation of the infamous Stephen King’s novel 'Pet Sematary,' brings a thrilling upgrade to the story. This version is refreshingly unpredictable but, does stray away from the original film...

‘A Quiet Place’ scares with silence

John Krasinski and Noah Jupe in A Quiet Place (2018). Photo Jonny Cournoyer
April 8, 2018

I have to admit: I was not all too thrilled to watch "A Quiet Place." I am lukewarm about Emily Blunt's acting capabilities. I thought the fact that she was making the movie with her real-life husband...

‘Get Out’, a chilling look at racism

Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Daniel Kaluuya, Betty Gabriel, and Allison Williams in Get Out (2017)
February 5, 2018

Possibly the biggest breakout hit of 2017 was Jordan Peele’s horror film “Get Out,”a timely film that succeeds in the horror genre while starting a dialogue about racism in our country. Never...

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

Kenadi Campbell, computer science senior, and Amber McCutcheon, psychology freshman, have a killer scene set up to scare people walking through the Haunted Maze set up by Black Student Union and University Programming Board in the quad on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson
October 31, 2017

Fog, candy, costumes and scares. All of these components made up University Programming Board's Horror Maze event. To give students an on-campus opportunity to participate in Halloween festivities...

‘It Follows’ calls back to ’70s horror

Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe, and Daniel Zovatto in It Follows (2014)
October 31, 2017

Horror is one of the most creative film genres. There are plenty of themes to explore and with modern special effects, what can be filmed is absolutely limitless. That being said, however, horror...

IT remake: a safe yet good film

Pennywise from It. Photo by Brooke Palmer
September 12, 2017

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts...

Train to Busan leads train to my heart

Su-an Kim and Yoo Gong in Train to Busan (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB
August 25, 2017

Fall is almost upon us, which means we're getting closer and closer to one of my favorite holidays: Halloween. I feel that in preparation it is only appropriate to discuss one of my favorite recent...

Theaters, summer hits, movies to come

Joel Edgerton and Christopher Abbott in It Comes At Night (2017). Photo courtesy of IMDB.
August 17, 2017

Popcorn, snacks, comfy seats, big screens and low-lit rooms. Movie theaters are a popular form of entertainment with students. For a new student, unfamiliar with the area, the question pertaining to...

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