From The legend of the Sleepy Hollow to the medieval world of warcraft and call of duty, zombies have always been in discussion as one of the scariest things in the monster and halloween world. The headless undead are by far one of the most popular of these genres because movies and novels have always seemed to become fascinated at the thought of seeing and hearing of headless people walking around.
That almost personal confrontation is especially evident in John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978). Drawing heavily upon the conventions of the genre, Carpenter created what seems to be, despite its dark, threatening surface, one of the most lucid of horror films, a tale whose most telling effects derive not so much from our forced encounter with its disturbing images or from our mindfulness of those mythic fears associated with Halloween night, but precisely
For this screening report I went to see Halloween in theaters. This Halloween is a sequel to the original in the franchise and pretty much wipes the slate of failed sequels clean with a deserving finish to Jamie’ Lee Curtis’ character’s story. In Halloween, we find Laurie Strode, who was attacked my Michael Myers in the original, 40 years later facing Michael Myers again after he escapes a bus transfer from
Timeless tales such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Sandman are defining works for the Gothic genre. Their compelling narratives, horrifying monsters, and iconic tropes have surpassed the barrier of time and have permeated into modern culture. One trope that the stories commonly share is the simplistic and unfortunate view of women in their writings. Females in Gothic stories are deduced to either being unabashed harlots that prey on men or sweet
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Recently seeing Julius Caesar, directed by Lance Marsh, many strong moments stood out to me. One particular moment stayed with me, it made me saddened for the character at hand and made me curious as to what he would do with this pivotal moment. Julius Caesar (played by Austin Wyatt) is reigning over this land, and some being to conspire against him. His right hand man, Brutus (played by Blayne Childers),