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Amazing “Avengers: Infinity War”

Immediately surrounded by Marvel super fans, I plopped down into my chair, prepared to watch what is set to be the most anticipated movie of 2018, “Avengers: Infinity War”. Marvel super fans and audiences...

Please Don’t Touch the Art

ROTTEN TOMATOES | In the age of Twitter, public opinion on art, including television shows, is on the rise. As each person with internet access becomes a new critic, how should these industries respond?...

And the Oscar Goes To…

  Best Actor: Gary Oldman   The magic of Gary Oldman can best be described with his often unrecognizable presence in a myriad of films. Sid Vicious, Dracula, Lee Harvey Oswald, you name it,...

From Psycho to Get Out: The Evolution of the Horror Industry

Squeezing her friend’s hand, young Claire Cothren, Upper School English Teacher, clenches her teeth as a suspenseful soundtrack builds. She holds her breath and grasps her friend’s hand harder as the protagonist watches an...

There’s a Scientific Reason Why People Like (or Dislike) Horror Movies

PICTURED ABOVE: The famous thriller “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991) introduced the infamous Hannibal Lector to the horror world. Photo courtesy of Flickr. Halloween is on its way and with the turning autumn leaves,...

Fall Favorites TAG

The arrival of fall brings cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice baking and the excitement of Halloween and Thanksgiving. Here are some of our fall favorites, but tag along and list yours in the comments below!...

Spectre Shows No Surprises

As a Bond amateur, I went into “Spectre,” the 24th installation of the 007 franchise, expecting the cliché James Bond experience, and was not disappointed. Although the movie did not live up to the...