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Halloween Horror Month: ‘Halloween’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Halloween’

October 31, 2018

“I met him fifteen years ago. I was told there was nothing left. No reason, no conscience, no understanding, and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong. I met ...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Scream’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Scream’

October 26, 2018

The iconic image of the Ghostface Killer has been the face of horror for years, and it all began with the classic horror film Scream. Scream does something that many films are too afraid to do: address other movies in ...

Amy’s Ice Cream: Austin’s Quirky Ice Cream Shop

Amy’s Ice Cream: Austin’s Quirky Ice Cream Shop

October 25, 2018

Austin’s favorite ice cream shop, Amy’s Ice Cream, has been expanding across Texas rapidly, with creamy and rich flavors that have become well-known and liked amongst customers. Founded by Amy...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

October 25, 2018

The slew of low-budget slasher films that was the 1980s birthed something truly special and very unique from the typical killer with a mask and screaming beautiful women fright fests: A Nightmare on El...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Exorcist’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Exorcist’

October 22, 2018

The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, was more than just another scary movie. In 1973, hundreds of people across the country were lining up to watch the movie that had the scariest reputation. I...

Bruno Mars Astounds Fans at Formula 1 Concert

Bruno Mars Astounds Fans at Formula 1 Concert

October 22, 2018

Bruno Mars blew the crowd away at his Formula 1 concert at Circuit of the Americas on Saturday, Oct. 20. His 24K Magic album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2018, and thousands of peop...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Poltergeist’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Poltergeist’

October 18, 2018

Poltergeist (1982), written by Stephen Spielberg and directed by Tobe Hooper, leaves the viewer with an entertaining thrill and a taste of sweet nostalgia. This exciting yet subtle, creepy, and nightma...

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Thrills with Deception

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Thrills with Deception

By Hayden Swanson, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Bad Times at the El Royale, released on Oct. 12, is a thriller directed by Drew Goddard, who notably directed Cabin in the Woods back in 2011. It stars Jeff Bridges, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johns...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Alien’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Alien’

October 12, 2018

Ever since it’s film debut in 1979, Alien has inspired many sequels and has influenced pop culture throughout the decades. The classic served as a model for sci-fi horror during the ‘80s and ‘90s, no...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Silence of the Lambs’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Silence of the Lambs’

October 10, 2018

The Silence of the Lambs (1991), based on the book by Thomas Harris, is a cult classic horror film. Directed by Jonathan Demme, this psychological thriller is a timeless piece of art, the type that gives y...

‘Venom’ Fails to Deliver in Theaters

‘Venom’ Fails to Deliver in Theaters

By Chayce Wellings, Videographer

October 8, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Venom stars Tom Hardy as the titular anti-hero and follows the story of hardened journalist Eddie Brock and his discovery of a corrupt company’s plan to “advance” the human race. At first glance, ...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Shining’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Shining’

October 5, 2018

Based off the Stephen King novel The Shining, the 1980 movie adaptation has plagued TV screens since its release. The intense psychological thriller delves not so much into jumpscares, but thrives in ...