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‘Horror’ movies that bring the laughs

Elana Katz Courier Staff

October 26, 2011

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Here's a little known fact that may be hard for some people to accept: not everyone likes being scared on Halloween. For all of the horror fans out there who live for this night, there are just as many wusses (guilty) and cynics...

Franchises that simply won’t die

Corey Walker

October 26, 2011

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For every one decent, financially successful horror film, there are a slew of vastly inferior sequels that detract from the original's success. In honor of Halloween, here are a few horror franchises we want gone. Now!1.) Friday the ...

Horror blogger suggests indie horror

Brittney Colangelo

October 26, 2011

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As a self-proclaimed horror fangirl, this is the one time of the year where my obsession with all things mysterious and spooky is embraced rather than picked fun at. It's understandable that with only one movie theatre and one v...

‘The Raven’ to creep into theaters

Kathryn Brostowitz

October 26, 2011

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Edgar Alan Poe died in a Baltimore hospital on October 7, 1849. This year, Hollywood celebrated the anniversary of his death with the release of the trailer for a new movie "The Raven," starring John Cusack.No, "The Raven" is not a...

Gaiman brings fans from all genres

Sandra Sepaniak

October 26, 2011

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There are many well-known authors today that have gained a reputation for writing certain genres - Stephen King is renowned for his horror stories, James Patterson is synonymous with thrillers and Dan Brown is often associated w...

Costumes for the fanboys

Hunter Kelley

October 26, 2011

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Well, it's that time of year again. Halloween. We all know what that means. It's the one time of year where all girls' and guys' repressed slutty tendencies are exposed to everyone around them. Lord forbid pictures are taken and...

Costumes for the indie kids

Elana Katz Courier Staff

October 26, 2011

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Every Halloween, amongst the slutty nurses, slutty sluts and guys dressed as girls, a few brave souls attempt a pop culture costume that is relevant from the past year.With an entire year of tabloid stories, summer blockbuster...

Books on homosexuality still battling censorship

Maddie McGuire Courier Staff

October 19, 2011

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Censorship is unfortunately a pertinent issue in our society today. Our society does not like to be taken out of our comfort zone. . The best way to overcome major issues in society is to expose ourselves to things we are unfa...

Rape: a popular horror theme

Kathryn brostowitz

October 19, 2011

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Sexual assault is one of modern horror's go-to themes. Gone are the days where simply a group of vicious birds horrifies audiences to the point of nightmares.The point of watching a horror movie is quite obviously to be horrifi...

Disney movies affect feminism in society

Kathryn Brostowiz

October 19, 2011

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The world's most popular production company is also often the most controversial. One of sociology's favorite go-to topics is the affect Disney has on young girls. People often question whether or not children are negatively i...

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