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The Future of Fright

Dani Ardor, played by Florence Pugh in “Midsommar,” is finally the May queen.  Photo from IMDB

Luke Murphy, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

Nothing screams Halloween like a scary movie. From “Frankenstein” to “The Shining” to “A Nightmare on Elm Street” to “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” Halloween is every horror fan’s favorite time of the year. For many fans of the genre, horror has entered a new golden age. Movies like...

What’s Fresh: Haunted

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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...

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...

The impact of ‘It Follows’: What makes a good horror film

The impact of 'It Follows': What makes a good horror film

Mike Horky

April 12, 2015

How directors craft some of the most frightening movies David Robert Mitchell’s latest film “It Follows” has received critical acclaim for its smart premise and overwhelming sense of terror and dread. This acclaim is well-deserved, as the film is one of the scariest and most ingenious horror flicks of the last decade and possibly of the last 15 year...

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