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The Future of Fright

The Future of Fright

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...

Trey Edward Shults’ “Waves” digs into how turmoil affects relationships

Trey Edward Shults’ “Waves” digs into how turmoil affects relationships

John Cotter, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Some stories feel so contemporarily fitting — at the right time, experienced in the right place — that they transcend through the screen and invite you to be a part of the story, as tragic as it may be. Such is the case for the new A24 film “Waves,” directed by Trey Edward Shults and starring...

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...

Everyone loves Disney, but the continuing cycle of remakes is getting old

Everyone loves Disney, but the continuing cycle of remakes is getting old

Gavin Farrow, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2019

The Walt Disney corporation made 50 percent of this summer’s total box office revenue. Four of the company’s films grossed over $1 billion in the international box office this year. These numbers, along with Disney’s continuously hawkish financial consumption of other media properties and companies...

Kevin Hart on education and redemption

Kevin Hart on education and redemption

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 17, 2018

Kevin Hart believes in second chances. After benefiting from a great deal of second chances in his personal life, Hart is taking what he’s learned to the big screen. In the new ensemble comedy “Night School,” set to hit theaters Sept. 28, he plays a hustling high school drop-out that returns to...

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