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Ellie (Alyssa Sutherland) is taken by the deadeyes in Evil Dead Rise.

“Evil Dead Rise” reminds fans of a bloody good time

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer May 2, 2023
Writer and director Lee Cronin’s blood-soaked new installment “Evil Dead Rise” delivers all that and more.
The Pale Lady ominously stalks a teenager through a red-lit hallway in André Øvredal’s PG-13 adaptation of the children’s book series “Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark.” The film, despite being rated for younger audiences, incites fear.

Review: Book adaptation matches terror of original

By Kara Bowen, Staff Writer August 28, 2019

PG-13 horror movies can be hit or miss. Too often the attempt at R-rated edginess falters under watered-down pandering to a younger audience: Think the final scene of “The Visit,” which features one...

The Prodigy is full of predictable twists and turns and brings nothing new to the horror genre. However, the camera work and lighting make up for these pitfalls.

Review: “The Prodigy” is nothing special

By Selin Tuter February 11, 2019

What happens when a cold-blooded serial killer reincarnates into a newborn baby’s body? It becomes a huge mess. Though the events in “The Prodigy” are messy and gory, the storyline is even more...

Deja View: Get Out and social commentary in horror films

Deja View: ‘Get Out’ and social commentary in horror films

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor March 1, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Staff Writer Aidan Lentz to discuss his review of “Get Out.” Then, Jake and Aidan discuss the...

From left, sophomore Benjamin Bartell, junior Jessica Caracciolo, junior Jake Minter, sophomore Kalina Jasper and freshman Anne Baum sing the finale in “Angels, Demons (and the rest of us).”

Macabre Theatre group presents avant-garde, student-written shows

By Evin Billington, Staff Writer December 13, 2012
The Macabre Theatre Ensemble performs avant-garde, sci-fi plays written by students.

Review: ‘Paranormal Activity 4’ lacks creativity

By James Hasson, Staff Writer November 1, 2012
When it comes to horror, less is usually more. And with the "Paranormal Activity" series, it is apparently so much more that it has prompted the release of a fourth movie.
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