Tag Archives: horror

Nightmare on your street

  With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, it makes for the perfect opportunity to stay in and binge watch the best movies. Halloween and horror movies have always gone hand in hand. But finding one that doesn’t make ...

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Empowering expression in the wake of tragedy

This is the part where the unity elicited by tragedy begins to fade, and the chorused calls of “Je Suis Charlie” begin to turn to faint echoes, becoming parts of stories that begin, “Remember when.” It’s been over a week ...

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Paranormal Activity 3 proves more terrifying and entertaining than its predecessors

The original Paranormal Activity film began a trilogy of movies that held a simple, yet entertainingly terrifying  premise. The third installment promises even more jumps and screams than the previous films and offers the perfect Halloween fright for movie-goers.

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‘Dream House’ turns out to be nothing more than a ‘fixer-upper’

Every house has a story. No matter how beautiful it may look on the outside, it may hold a dark secret.  Haunted house movies tend to be pretty fun to watch. Special effects combined with a ghost or a monster equals lots of fun.  Sadly, "Dream House," has no special effects, and has a limited amount of fun.

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Fresno Big Read preps for Halloween

Since Halloween is right around the corner, it seems appropriate that Edgar Allan Poe’s books live on. And with the help of the Big Read and the Fresno County Library, the ghouls, ghosts, ravens and specters will come alive once again through the end of the month.

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Horror movies sure to scare

Much to the amusement of scary movie fans, four horror films are scheduled to be released on Friday, Oct. 1. They feature elements appreciated by most scary movie fans: Possessed children, demons, swamp creatures and chainsaws.

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Movie Review: “Friday the 13th”

Well, I finally saw the remake of “Friday the 13th, or should I say the “reimagining”?

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In search of paranormal

To say that I dig the paranormal, that’s a given. It may even be an understatement.

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Horror flicks worth a watch

I watch a lot of movies. I like the artsy stuff: the dramas, the comedies. But some of my favorite movies to watch — whether it’s Halloween or not — are horror films. After class on Halloween, I’ll be watching ...

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Gouged

BEING A SELF-PROCLAIMED horror film fanatic, all I want is one good scare — something that will haunt me for days on end and wake me up in the middle of the night with a cold sweat, screaming for my mommy. But as of late, modern horror cinema has yet to deliver. As for the disgust, repulsion and blood quotients however, these recent horror films pass with flying colors.

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