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‘It: Chapter 2’ continues themes of first movie

‘It: Chapter 2’ continues themes of first movie

Emma Corry, Features Editor

September 17, 2019

I think the reason I have always loved horror movies is the certain catharsis factor. Many horror films explore our deepest insecurities and fears. In that way, horror films can be seen as escapist. They’re a way to put a mirror on the darkest parts of our society and dress it in clown makeup.  ...

‘Gerald’s Game’ provides suspense and realistic horror elements

‘Gerald’s Game’ provides suspense and realistic horror elements

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Wikipedia Commons With Stephen King’s record-breaking box office hit “IT” still in theaters and continuing to blow audiences away with its creepiness, it’s easy for another piece of King’s work to become overshadowed since it went straight to Netflix instead of the theater. Based off K...

‘The Dark Tower’ stands flaccid

‘The Dark Tower’ stands flaccid

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer

August 15, 2017

As with most Stephen King movie adaptations, all I can say is there are better movies than these. The plot of ‘The Dark Tower’ is quite simple thanks to the movie over-simplifying everything and turning it into a half-assed kid-friendly story: A kid named Jake from New York City has visions of...

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