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Ghostface makes the move to New York City to continue terrorizing in the sixth Scream film.

Review: New ‘Scream’ installment stabs its fans in the back

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer March 22, 2023
After the 2022 "Scream" movie revitalized the franchise for a new generation of slasher fans, it's sad to say that "Scream VI" takes a step backward.
Mia Goth is the titular scream queen of the excellent Pearl, bringing to life the origin story of the iconic villain of X.

Review: “X” prequel makes big bloody splash

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer September 27, 2022
"Pearl" cements Ti West's "X" franchise as one to watch closely, with Mia Goth portraying the terrifying titular role perfectly.
Tess (Georgina Campbell) arrives at an Airbnb only to find secrets hidden underneath an underground basement.

Review: New horror creation shocks audiences

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer September 20, 2022
In the thrillingly unpredictable new horror movie "Barbarian," two strangers find themselves stuck in a house full of secrets together.
Mask-wearing, knife-wielding villain Michael Myers returns in the newest addition to the Halloween franchise.

Review: ‘Halloween’ franchise is better off dead

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer October 29, 2018
One frightful night was enough; like its ghoulish mascot, the “Halloween” franchise should have been killed long ago.
The Strangers: Prey at Night follows a family fighting for their lives after being attacked by a murderous masked trio.

Review: ‘The Strangers’ sequel slaughters slasher genre

By Jake Leary, Jake Leary March 20, 2018
Instead of being a bold take on the masked-murderer-by-the-lake trope, “Prey at Night” is a hollow shoutout to better films.
Happy Death Day is a horror version of the 1993 classic Groundhog Day. Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) is stuck reliving the day of her death until she can discover the identity of her murderer.

Review: Horrendous horror film is an unhappy affair

By Tyler Obropta, Proofreader October 16, 2017
It is a slasher set in a time loop, and director Christopher Landon seems to think that premise alone is enough to power the whole film.
In the seventh installment of the Childs Play series, Chucky (Brad Dourif) develops the ability to possess multiple people at once and uses his new skill to track down Nica (Fiona Dourif).

Review: Cult-classic killer is better off dead

By Colin Tessier, Staff Writer October 6, 2017
“Cult of Chucky” is a disappointing addition to the “Child’s Play” franchise. It does not bring anything new to the Chucky mythos.
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