Movies

Surprisingly Prophetic Horror Films

Every year, during the month of Hallow’s Eve, media consumers of all ages gather to watch horror movies as a celebration of the thrill and excitement stemming from various cultural, personal, and even instinctual fears. While the modern culture surrounding horror concentrates on enjoying classic films or discovering ones that will surprise/terrify with previously unseen…

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Let’s Not Go to the Lobby (Because It’s Been Replaced)

In early March of this year, literally–almost–no individual could have predicted the nearly absolute shutdown of the American economy that would soon occur due to the international COVID-19 pandemic. Both the federal and state governments temporarily closing all types of businesses piece by piece, essentially placing the population in an emergency lockdown situation made the…

An invisible man. Definitely less scary than the one featured in the movie. Image courtesy of Chaotic Good01 via flickr.
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The Invisible Man: Traditional paranoia for a modern audience

Every major studio has attempted to form a cinematic universe at one point or another, with most bearing little to no fruit in comparison to profits corporate studio heads expect when following in the footsteps of Disney’s Marvel franchise. Sony Pictures has attempted an Amazing Spider-Man universe, Warner Bros. has attempted a superhero universe following…

Oscars 2019: Why chaos was the only option

   The road to the 2019 Academy Awards was littered with controversy. Since the initial announcement in August 2018 of the new category “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film” nothing has been on track for the Academy. Many believe their decision to include a popular film category was a way to circumvent awarding nominations to the…

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