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CineHawk review: ‘Night Swim’

Jaylen Dotson February 7, 2024

A passable if forgettable horror debut from writer-director Bryce McGuire, “Night Swim” pits an innocent suburban family against a haunted swimming pool. Adapted from a short film McGuire co-directed...

Searching for a rush of adrenaline from ‘The Exorcist: Believer’

Helena Sims November 1, 2023

Some people are really into horror movies, but I never really understood the attraction of intentionally freaking myself out. And, sitting in a pitch black theater with a bunch of strangers and loud sound...


CineHawk review: ‘The Exorcist: Believer’

Jaylen Dotson October 25, 2023

Blumhouses’ latest, but nowhere near greatest, legacy sequel, “The Exorcist: Believer,” is a modern-day retread of the 1973 classic, picking up 50 years after the haunting events of the original...

Robert “Freddy Krueger” Englund, Rose Weldon ’19 and some Insomnia Cookies (Courtesy of Rose Weldon).

Man of my nightmares

Rose Weldon October 24, 2017

A fan recalls meeting Freddy Krueger In October of my freshman year, I became aware of Robert Englund. I was working on a blog for a communications class that involved looking at outlandish movies....

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

When horror meets reality

Emily Graham September 11, 2017

A politically charged season of "American Horror Story" “American Horror Story” (“AHS”) returned on Sept. 5 with the premiere of its seventh season. This season’s theme is “Cult”, and...

“Split” is a satisfying and scary ride

Sam Britt January 24, 2017

New horror film is full of twists and turns Native Philadelphian director M. Night Shyamalan returns to the big screen with the psychological thriller “Split.” The movie tells the story of three...

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