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Fear factor: how horror attractions make you afraid

Fear factor: how horror attractions make you afraid

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

October 31, 2017

Popular horror attractions might not be as scary as they seem. As Halloween draws near, many people go to horror attractions. This spooky form of entertainment uses science to induce fear by triggering the human fight or flight reflex through sight, sound, and smell. Visually, fear stems fr...

Next X-Men movie brings major risks to franchise

Poster for The New Mutants. Heroes like Cannonball and Wolfsbane will make their cinematic debuts in this film. (20th Century FOX)

Sam Allery, Section Editor

October 30, 2017

Do heroes and horror go together? FOX will ask this very question next April with the release of the 11th X-Men movie, The New Mutants. The newest movie in the X-Men lineup will be directed by Josh Boone, who also directed The Fault in Our Stars. This will be the first horror movie in the X-Men f...

Review of M. Night Shyamalan’s latest horror flick, Split

(Photo courtesy of Blumhouse Productions)

Jack Goulet, Reporter

January 30, 2017

Split is the latest horror-thriller from director M. Night Shyamalan. James McAvoy stars as Kevin, a man with 23 different personalities. Actress Anya Taylor-Joy plays Casey Cook, a high school girl who, along with two other girls, is kidnapped by Kevin. Not knowing where they are or who they...

Movies to watch for Halloween

Image courtesy of Warner Bros

Dan Buser, Section Editor

November 3, 2016

With Halloween quickly approaching, many people are looking for a terrifying film to put them in the mood. Horror movies have been around since the creation of film and they blend into all kinds of different subgenres. Here are four of the best horror movies out there. Alien, a 1979 sci-fi horror...

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