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Review: ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ frightens with suspense

'The Haunting of Bly Manor' is a spooky series you should binge before Halloween.
Sarah Olender, lifestyle editor October 29, 2020

Director Mike Flanagan is a perfectionist. He couldn’t just stop after creating the chilling and widely acclaimed “The Haunting of Hill House.” He had to craft a second chapter that was bigger, better...

Review: Feminism in comedy flick ‘The Witches of Eastwick’

'The Witches of Eastwick' comments on modern day feminism.
Hannah Rosman, news correspondent October 28, 2020

“The Witches of Eastwick” has it all: flaming cellos, voodoo dolls and cherry pits. What more could you want from a zany Halloween flick? “The Witches of Eastwick” is a 1987 dark, funny camp...

The first wave of Oscar 2021 nomination predictions

The first wave of Oscar 2021 nomination predictions
Natalie Duerr, news correspondent October 28, 2020

October normally kicks off award season for film lovers. With the Golden Globes and Oscars approaching in the winter and spring, highly anticipated films make their festival debut and even more begin to...

Column: Ways to celebrate Halloween safely during COVID-19

There are still many ways to enjoy Halloween in the COVID era.
Ariana Ottrando, news correspondent October 28, 2020

This year, Halloween will look much different than in the past. Parties and large gatherings can't occur, but there are plenty of ways that you can still get into the spirit of spooky season. Here are...

Review: The characters of ‘French Exit’ are ‘as dry as the on-screen martinis’

Review: The characters of ‘French Exit’ are ‘as dry as the on-screen martinis’
Natalie Duerr, news correspondent October 28, 2020

Taking a peek into the garish lifestyles of the upper class is always fun. The iconic marble staircases, grandiose foyers and hauteur outfits are foreign concepts to most of the world. “French Exit”...

Review: ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ pioneered new genre of horror

'Nightmare On Elm Street' is a classic scary movie.
Grace Comer, news correspondent October 25, 2020

More than 35 years since its initial release, Wes Craven’s “Nightmare on Elm Street” continues to hold a special place in the world of classic horror. One of the most iconic and instantly recognizable...

Nine must-see movies to watch this Halloween

There are many classic, spooky and scary Halloween movies to watch this season.
Luiza Loyo, news staff October 22, 2020

One of the best things about Halloween is the endless catalogue of spooky films to choose from as you cozy up for the fall weather. Since most Halloween plans will be indoors this year, watching movies...

Review: The shaky return of ‘Saturday Night Live’

'Saturday Night Live' came back to performing live, in studio shows in New York City.
Clara McCourt, news staff October 22, 2020

Saturday Night Live, or SNL, had a highly anticipated comeback episode premiere this week. But the return to Studio 8H did not come without issues.  Many pandemic procedures were put in place to ensure...

Column: Socializing in a time of social distancing

Northeastern students socialize on Centennial from a socially distant length.
Katie Mogg, news correspondent October 22, 2020

Although people have returned to work and school, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked relentless havoc on social life, leaving people feeling dejected and isolated. Indoor gatherings in Massachusetts, for...

Review: ‘Ratched’ fails to live up to its potential

Sarah Paulson stars in 'Ratched.'
Grace Comer, news correspondent October 18, 2020

Content warning: This show contains graphic depictions of murder, assault, and conversion therapy. Other sensitive themes include drug abuse, animal cruelty, sexism and homophobia. Evan Romansky and...

Review: ‘Nomadland,’ a glimpse into the real nomadic narrative

Review: 'Nomadland,' a glimpse into the real nomadic narrative
Natalie Duerr, news correspondent October 18, 2020

In these times of self-isolation, it can feel like there isn’t anything out there for us. However, with breathtaking shots of national parks and a community of characters, “Nomadland” reminds the...

Review: ‘Dune’ film adaptations have a chance for redemption in 2021

Timothee Chalamet stars in 'Dune.'
Natalie Duerr, news correspondent October 15, 2020

“Dune” has a long history of film adaptations, ranging from never finished to catastrophic box-office failure. “Dune” (2021) marks the seventh known attempt to bring “Dune” to theatres and...

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