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“Parasite” is not a typical horror film

“Parasite” is not a typical horror film

Evan Peck, Culture Columnist

November 25, 2019

The Kim family watches an intense thunderstorm light up the night sky as they get drunk inside the Park family mansion. Nobody knows they are there. That is, until the Parks show up.  Fast-paced wit, colorful shots and heart-stopping twists are a couple of the elements that make Parasite such an enjoyab...

Mentally ill aren’t monstrous

Mentally ill aren’t monstrous

Gabby Felitto, Opinion Columnist

October 31, 2019

On Halloween night, a group of kids walked into the woods, never to be seen again. Some say it was an escaped mental patient who snatched them. Many famous urban legends share this storyline. While variations of these legends all start differently,  the villain often has a mental illness. One of the most famous urb...

Horror movies take a creative look at our deep fears

Horror movies take a creative look at our deep fears

Emily Johnston, Opinion Columnist

October 31, 2019

Every time I go to a movie theater it is to see a horror movie. They are the only movies that intrigue me. As the years go by, horror movies continuously walk the fine line of tolerance, meaning they play with reality without breaking audiences’ suspension of belief. This allows the genre to take creative...

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