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The Orion

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Created by Ariana Powell on Dec. 3. Photos by James Superschoolnews and Brett Sayles on Pexels.

Happy horror-days: Christmas horror films

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // December 4, 2023

A lot of people believe October, “spooky month,” is the month for horror movies due to its spooky themes, almost every holiday has some scary movie made in its name. One such holiday being society’s...

Ice Nine Kills 2023 The Silver Scream 2: Welcome to Horrorwood Under Fire Deluxe album. Courtesy: Fearless Records

Ice Nine Kills’ new deluxe album; horror movie guessing game

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // October 25, 2023

It’s time to have a spirited-good time with Ice Nine Kills' new deluxe album, "The Silver Scream 2: Welcome to Horrorwood Under Fire Deluxe," released on Friday. Ice Nine Kills is a horror-core, heavy-metal,...

Freaky tells the story of a girl trapped in a serial murderers body and pays homage to the teen-slasher genre. Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

‘Freaky’: an homage to the teen slasher genre

Danielle Kessler, A/E Editor // December 1, 2020

“Happy Death Day” (2017) director, Christopher Langdon brings a fresh take on a beloved teen horror genre with his newest film, “Freaky.” Structurally presenting something that breaks conventional...

Willem Dafoe (left) and Robert Pattinson (right) star as Thomas Wake and Ephrain Winslow, two lighthouse keepers stuck on an island for four weeks off the coast of New England, in The Lighthouse.
Photo by Eric Chakeen (Courtesy of A24)

‘The Lighthouse’ is beautiful yet upsetting

Angel Ortega and Melissa Herrera // November 5, 2019
Robert Eggers delivers another instant horror-classic
Bill Skarsgård plays as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, a cosmic evil entity that terrorizes and hunts the children of Derry, Maine. 

IT: Chapter Two official website photo

‘IT: Chapter Two’ flawed, but entertaining

Angel Ortega // September 10, 2019

Though it may not have been as captivating as the first film, “IT: Chapter Two” brings a lot to the table, both in visual aesthetics and in narrative. The film begins 27 years after the events...

Lupita Nyongo stars as Adelaide Wilson, a mother whos family is terrorized by their evil doppelgangers. 
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Jordan Peele delivers another instant-classic horror film

Angel Ortega // March 24, 2019

Although it’s not a perfect horror film, Jordan Peele's “Us” is an outstanding film layered with social commentary and symbolism. Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) and her husband,...

Im sure hes just there to trim the hedges or something. Image from imdb.

‘Halloween’ is back but not better than ever

Ulises Duenas // October 23, 2018

Why did they have to call this movie "Halloween?" Put some subtitle after it so people don't get confused. For the purpose of this review I'll refer to the new "Halloween" as "THIS" and the original as...

John Krasinski and Noah Jupe star as Lee and Marcus Abbott in A Quiet Place.
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‘A Quiet Place’ is a decent thriller, but still falls short from being ‘great’

Angel Ortega // April 22, 2018

“A Quiet Place” had the potential to become a great horror film, but its flaws and shortcomings leave something to be desired. Though “A Quiet Place” is far from perfect, John Krasinski...

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