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Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Muschietti’s ‘It’ goes above and beyond its horror movie roots

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Most horror movies do only one thing well; they scare you. "It" does that and so much more. The Stephen King novel-to-movie adaptation by director Andy Muschietti stars famous actors and actresses like Finn Wolfhard as Richie Tozier and Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, The Dancing Clown. Muschietti delivers...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Reviews

The 2016 election results shocked the world and elicited multiple different kinds of reactions from people. Also in 2016, clown attacks started to arise in South Carolina. “American Horror Story: Cult," the seventh installment of the “American Horror Story” series, plays on just those topics. In...

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016


Filed under A&E

Natalie Dormer's new movie, "The Forest," came into box offices Jan. 8. "The Forest" is a supernatural horror movie that follows Sarah Price, a young American woman, on a quest to find her twin sister who has disappeared into the Aokigahara "suicide" Forest in Japan. The forest she entered is ...

France hit by the horror of terrorism once again

France hit by the horror of terrorism once again

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

November 14, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

This weekend, the streets of Paris are quiet. After the terrorist attacks that took place at 9:20 p.m. local time on Friday in Paris, France, French President, François Hollande, has announced three days of national mourning. Six sites in Paris were simultaneously attacked, where at least 129 died and ...

‘Crimson Peak’ redefines horror

‘Crimson Peak’ redefines horror

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under A&E

**SPOILER ALERT** "Beware of Crimson Peak." Young Edith Cushing (played by Mia Wasikowska) lived with this warning her whole life. Yet she was swept away by a dashing Sir Thomas Sharpe (played by Tom Hiddleston), and found herself at the heart of Crimson Peak with its many mysteries. As Cushing...

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ welcomes you to room 64

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ welcomes you to room 64

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under A&E

Room 64. So many questions are left unanswered: Why does the clock always stop at 2:25? Why does the radio always play the same song? What is room 64? All guests are welcome to enter room 64, but not all are welcome to leave. "American Horror Story: Hotel" starts off by taking viewers to an enigmatic...

American Horror Story: Coven: ‘Bitchcraft’

American Horror Story: Coven: ‘Bitchcraft’

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013


Filed under A&E

The following contains spoilers for American Horror Story: Coven: "Bitchcraft." American Horror Story: Coven is the next part in FX Network’s anthology series, which is notoriously known to be the stuff of nightmares. Season one included a domestic marital drama and a murder house; last year’s insta...

Rocky Horror Picture Show viewed in Menlo Park’s Guild Theater

Rocky Horror Picture Show viewed in Menlo Park’s Guild Theater

October 20, 2011


Filed under Campus

High school students have recently discovered the appeal in attending midnight Rocky Horror Picture Show live shows in Menlo Park’s Guild Theater. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a uniquely controversial movie, featuring risque scenes and sexual innuendos. Students can watch the movie being acted...

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