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The Intruder: a Movie Review
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The Intruder: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer Even though they have been losing popularity recently, home invasion films are a staple the horror genre. They are among some of the more frightening horror premises. One reason being that they can easily happen. A person’s home is usually their safe haven, but when someone unwelcome breaks in, they...

The Curse of La Llorona: a Movie Review
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The Curse of La Llorona: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer From a famous Mexican myth to an addition to The Conjuring franchise, The Curse of La Llorona was released on April 19, 2019 and has made a total of $56 million over the weekend. It stars Linda Cardellini as Anna, Roman Christou as Todd, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen as Samantha, and Raymond...

Captive State: a Movie Review
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Captive State: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer Captive State is a sci-fi film directed by Rupert Wyatt, following the citizens of Chicago, which has been invaded and taken over by extraterrestrial life forms. The film stars Ashton Sanders as Gabriel and John Goodman as William, and has made a total of 3 million on a 25 million...

Greta: a Movie Review
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Greta: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer Everyone needs a friend. Greta is a psychological thriller directed by Neil Jordan, with Chloe Grace Moretz as Frances and Isabelle Huppert as Greta. The film was released on March 1, 2019. Greta has a 66% on Rotten Tomatoes. In a review with Entertainment Weekly, Leah Greenblatt said, “Greta turns...

Isn’t It Romantic: a Movie Review
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Isn’t It Romantic: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer Although Valentine’s Day has passed, a romantic comedy is a perfect film for any occasion, so this weekend, buy a big bucket of popcorn and settle down to watch Isn’t It Romantic. Starring Pitch Perfect’s Rebel Wilson, the film is a romantic comedy directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and was released...

The Prodigy: a Movie Review
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The Prodigy: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer It has been a while since a film using the classic creepy child trope has been released and luckily, on February 8, 2019, The Prodigy hit theater screens. This horror/thriller was directed by Nicolas McCarthy, and has so far received low ratings, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 43%. Sarah...

Happy Death Day 2U: a Movie Review
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Happy Death Day 2U: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer Get up. Live your day. Get killed again and again and again. On February 13, 2019, death made a killer comeback with the release of Happy Death Day 2U, which is the sequel to the 2017 hit, Happy Death Day. A slasher/comedy directed by Christopher Landon, the film stars Jessica...

Miss Bala: a Movie Review
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Miss Bala: a Movie Review

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer Who would you become to save your family? Miss Bala is a drama/thriller, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and released on February 1, 2019. Starring Gina Rodriguez, known for her role in Jane the Virgin, the remake of the 2011 film follows Gloria, a struggling makeup artist as she travels to...

The Best and Worst Horror Movies of 2018
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The Best and Worst Horror Movies of 2018

By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer **SPOILERS** The beginning of the new year hasn’t been looking great for horror films so far, with cash-grabbing films like Escape Room showing on the screens right now. Multitudes of other horror movies are to be released throughout this year as well, such as Jordan Peele’s Us and It: Chapter...

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A Quiet Place: a Movie Review

A Quiet Place is produced by Michael Bay and directed by John Krasinski. (IMDb) By ARIA SALESSI Staff Writer If they hear you, they hunt you. Imagine living in a world in which making the smallest of sounds could get you killed. A family of five experiences this nightmare in A Quiet Place, written and directed...