When the creatures took over: The evolution of horror movies

VHS was a detrimental part of the evolution of horror movies, as it was the way that they reached home screens first, allowing their popularity to rise..

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Since the beginning of human culture, horror and the fear of the unknown have been expressed through many different means. These stories and beliefs have been passed around, orally, religiously or by illustrations. In today's media, these stories and beliefs are commonly expressed by movies or tv shows...

Frightful Films: Must watch Halloween movies

Beetlejuice,The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween, and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown are some the most classic Halloween films.  Each movie falls under a different genre, to appeal to all people.

Sam Salomone, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

If the rain is too much for you, and you’d rather curl up in a blanket and watch some classic Halloween movies, here are some suggestions: Comedy Beetlejuice (1988) Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 93 minutes Starring: Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis Summary: A dead couple returns to ...

‘It Chapter Two’ offers more chills than thrills of original (Review)

The latest film in the It franchise was released on Sept 6. The darker, more realistic portrayals of Pennywise and his victims will leave you scared yet thrilled.

Taylor Hurt, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Once defeated by the members of the Losers’ Club, the evil clown Pennywise has come back after twenty-seven years to terrorize the town of Derry, Maine once again.    When the remake of It came out in 2017, director Andrés Muschietti (the third director involved in the process) decided to split the original Steven King story (pu...

‘Get Out’ and see this movie (Review)

The movie poster for Get Out (2017) at the RC Theaters Carlisle Commons 8

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer

March 16, 2017

Once you are in, you can’t get out. There has been an increasingly more unoriginal and is playing out old ideas more and more. This isn’t a criticism of Hollywood; it’s a praise for finding a diamond in the rough. Get Out is truly a gem. The plot seems like it would be from a movie ...

AHS Season 5: Hotel Disappoints Many with New Risqué Tactics (Review)

This season of American Horror Story has many fans disappointed.

Hannah Westbrook, Media Manager

December 17, 2015

There's nothing more upsetting, entertainment-speaking, than waiting with anticipation for your favorite show to return only to be let down by the direction it takes in the newest season. The fifth season of American Horror Story,titled "Hotel," began airing on October 7. With many previous seasons...

“The Visit” is the best horror/comedy of 2015 (Review)

'The Visit' will make laugh and scream at the same time.

Trinell Jones, A&E Writer

October 9, 2015

It is difficult these days for a movie to be able to balance two genres at the same time and make sure that one tone does not overtake the other. Director M. Night Shyamalan's film, The Visit,  however manages to pull this off wonderfully. The Visit, which was released in theaters on September 11, ...

Grab that remote: must-see TV shows for the fall season (Review)

Grab that remote: must-see TV shows for the fall season (Review)

Chaela Williams, A&E Writer

November 6, 2014

Ready, set (the DVR), and go watch some tv!  Here are our grades for this season's must-see shows: Gotham Starring Ben McKenzie, Cory Michael Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith 8 pm (Eastern) Mondays/Fox Grade: A- Fox’s hit crime television series, Gotham, is based on the characters publis...

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