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Netflix’s ‘A.M.I.’: classic horror tactics, modern twist

Ian McKeown, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

Netflix, the streaming service turned media empire, is widely known for its original series and movies, especially during the holiday season. From “A Christmas Prince,” the holiday-themed romantic comedy that caught news ...

Ready or not, the in-laws come

Lauren Trimber, Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2019

The best part of a wedding night? Surviving bloody-thirsty, cultish in-laws, obviously. At least, that’s the highlight of Grace Le Domas’ wedding night in directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s film “Ready or N...

Twisted and clever

Alanna Kenny, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

Imagine looking across the subway through a bustle of people only to catch your own eyes, staring at you, dressed all in red. This image serves as inspiration for Jordan Peele’s new horror movie, “Us.” Known for his  T...

‘Pet Sematary’: King’s horror fails on screen

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 11, 2019

Amidst the resurgence of horror author Stephen King’s popularity after the success of “It,” “Pet Sematary,” the latest in King’s book-to-film adaptations, seemed destined to be the newest addition in Hollywood’s...

‘The Prodigy’ takes evil genius to new heights

Marley Parish, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

Reincarnation, possession and parenting come together in Nicholas McCarthy’s horror film “The Prodigy” — a movie that takes evil genius to a whole new level. This film includes everything “How to Parent for Dummies...

Into the abbey and the abyss with latest franchise film ‘The Nun’

Lauren Trimber, Matthew Steinberg, and Ellis Giacomelli

September 13, 2018

After the apparent suicide of a Romanian nun at Carta Monastery in 1952, “The Nun” follows Father Burke and Sister Irene, who are instructed by the Vatican to investigate at the deceased nun’s abbey. Father Burke and the n...

Dull and faceless: ‘Slender Man’ falls short

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

August 30, 2018

With open arms, the faceless figure kneels to greet you. Then, you enter a new world —  a world you have never seen, a world you wish to never see again and a world that took 91 minutes of your time. The summer thriller ...

‘The Gift’ pleasantly surprises and scares

Emily Greene, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2015

We unfortunately live in the age of cheap horror movies. These days, the genre relies solely on jump scares, repetitive plots and special effects. The art of making a slasher sometimes seems to be lost to the ages. Horror mov...

Horror film sells out for superficial suspense

Brett Zicari, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2015

Who is M. Night Shyamalan? To most, he is the talented director of “The Sixth Sense”, “Unbreakable” and “Signs”, who has since imploded into one of the most laughable directors of the 21st century, with an ever expan...

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