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What’s Fresh: Haunted

What’s Fresh: Haunted

Cailey Gleeson, Focus Editor

October 28, 2019

Netflix’s “Haunted” remains consistently scary throughout its six-episode run. Each episode begins with an individual explaining their paranormal experiences in a dimly lit, gothic-style living room to loved ones. The emotion is so raw, from the narrator and listeners, you can’t help but feel...

Local ghost tour explores city’s haunted sites

Cailey Gleeson, Focus Editor

October 28, 2019

It’s been almost 20 years since the first Chicago Hauntings “ghost bus” took to the streets, but the signs of paranormal activity haven’t slowed down in the slightest. Ursula Bielski and her team of paranormal investigators run these weekly tours, with Anthony Szabelski taking the lead on the...

What’s Fresh: Rattesnake

What’s Fresh: Rattesnake

Keira Wingate and Ella Lee

October 28, 2019

Netflix’s “Rattlesnake” shows how far someone will go to save a loved one, even if that means taking a life.  Katrina (Carmen Ejogo), a single mom, and her daughter Clara (Apollonia Pratt) head on a road trip through Texas, but when their car breaks down and Clara is bit by a rattlesnake in ...

Looking back at Hollywood’s best monster movies

Looking back at Hollywood’s best monster movies

Joe Roman Jr., Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

Universal Studios is more than just an amusement park in California and Florida. To this day, it is still a working film studio. They have produced some of Hollywood’s greatest films, including some that are perfect for the spooky season. What better time to kick back with popcorn and a few jump scares...

Nation & World Briefs: December 13

Nation & World Briefs: December 13

Associated Press

December 13, 2018

Turkey train crash leaves 7 dead, dozens injured A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said. The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the ce...

Days of Terror: “The Devil’s Rejects”

Days of Terror: “The Devil’s Rejects”

Erin Yarnall

October 21, 2015

This challenge is really getting to me. I can’t go places without thinking someone is out to get me, I can’t be outside at night without running into my house/school/car because I’m scared but mostly, I can’t watch any more horror movies. These are driving me nuts, so I had to take a couple day...

Days of Terror: “Afflicted”

Days of Terror: “Afflicted”

Erin Yarnall

October 20, 2015

One of the most creative and best executed films I have seen throughout this challenge, “Afflicted” was like a breath of fresh air in a never-ending challenge that is bringing down my spirits every day. Read More »...

Days of Terror: “The People Under the Stairs”

Days of Terror: “The People Under the Stairs”

Erin Yarnall

October 18, 2015

Now that this is movie 16, I have finally reached the halfway point of my challenge. Halfway through being scared every night when I go to bed. Halfway through thinking people behind me are going to come kill me. So, I couldn’t have picked a better film to mark the halfway point of my challenge because I...

Days of Terror: “Tusk”

Days of Terror: “Tusk”

Erin Yarnall

October 18, 2015

The first installment (and the only film released so far) in Kevin Smith’s horror trilogy, “True North,” the film stars Justin Long as Wallace Bryton, a man who is turned into a walrus. Read More »...

Days of Terror: “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

Days of Terror: “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

Erin Yarnall

October 18, 2015

Referred to as “the first true horror film” by Roger Ebert, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” is a silent German horror film created in 1920 and directed by Robert Wiene. The film follows an evil hypnotist, Dr. Caligari, who uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders for him. Read More »...

Days of Terror: “House of Wax”

Days of Terror: “House of Wax”

Erin Yarnall

October 14, 2015

Paris Hilton’s debut into film was probably a scarier concept than the plot of “House of Wax,” but ultimately, it made for a fun reflection of the culture of 2005, since it didn’t really make for a good film. Read More »...

Days of Terror: “The Evil Dead”

Days of Terror: “The Evil Dead”

Erin Yarnall

October 12, 2015

A modern take on a cult horror classic, “The Evil Dead” reboot actually makes for an enjoyable view — that is, if you can get past watching one character cut their tongue open and another cut their arm off in a daze. Read More »...

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