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Jordan Peele takes second shot at horror movies

Jordan Peele takes second shot at horror movies

Evi Tarshis '20

April 3, 2019


Filed under Arts, National art blog

Gasps from the crowd, anxious crunching of popcorn, and  immense feelings of fear all contribute to true horror paradise. So, when Jordan Peele- only one of the greatest filmmakers of all time- announced he was coming out with his new movie, “Us,” I immediately added the premiere date to my calenda...

New thriller will get you in Halloween mood

New thriller will get you in Halloween mood

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Teddy Dienst ’20 Finally, a movie about Halloween that is actually scary. The thriller movie “Halloween”, directed by David Gordon Green, did a great job putting me in the Halloween spirit. It was released on October 19 and social media has been buzzing about it ever since. Serial killer...

“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Bailey Blaikie '19 “A Simple Favor,” starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, is about two moms who each have a son the same age. While it was pitched as a thriller in the trailer, I entered the movie theatre still unsure of what to expect. The movie opens with Kendrick, who plays Stephanie Smothers,...

“The Commuter” makes for an enjoyable thriller despite low ratings

“The Commuter” makes for an enjoyable thriller despite low ratings

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Arin Garland '18 Mystery, murder, melodrama. The movie “The Commuter” provides the audience with all three of these things, but not much more.   Liam Neeson takes on the role of 60 year old Michael MacCauley, who has recently been laid off from his job as an insurance salesman. ...

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