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Beloved Horror Icon, Sid Haig, Dies at 80

Sid Haig, famous for his roles in cult classics, regularly attended conventions to meet and greet fans.

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

September 27, 2019

Horror icon Sid Haig passed away due to a lung infection on Saturday, September 21. The actor, famous for his roles in films such as Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses, was 80 years old. The heartbreaking news came just one week after the release of his latest film, “3 From Hell.” "My heart,...

The I Like Scary Movies Experience

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

For the horror fans, there’s a new art exhibit in Los Angeles called, the I Like Scary Movies Experience. There was a grand opening on April 4th, and it will be open until June 16th. It showcases some of Hollywood’s favored horror films. Warner Bros Consumer Products and Ultra Productions hav...

A “Child’s Play” Reboot is Coming and Yes the Killer Doll is Named Chucky

Photo courtesy of Child's Play Movie Twitter.

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

There hasn’t been a shortage of Child’s Play movies for a while. Since it’s original release in 1988 the killer doll has starred in seven movies total and the most recent one came out last year. But for the first time, Child’s Play is joining the slasher film ranks and is getting a remake. Ne...

The Multiverse of Film Club is Bringing a Horror Maze to Rio Hondo

A preview of the maze that will take place in the Wray Theatre this Halloween.

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

The Pennywise themed maze comes to the Wray theater with help from members of The Multiverse of Film Club.

10 Movies You’ll Regret Watching From Netflix and Chills

Netlfix brings new chilling movie and TV shows for October and there is a little something for everyone. From vampires, killer dolls, to paranormal.

Betsy Segura, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Planning a movie marathon, but not quite sure what to watch yet? There are many classics, remakes, and a few unfamiliar and alluring films that will scare the bejeezus out of you. Not through gore, but through inevitable fear. Here are our top ten picks for you. 1. The Shining A 1980 classic horror...

Rio Talk: Horror Films

Rio Talk: Horror Films

Jonathan Meza and Leo Villanueva

October 25, 2018

Horror films have changed throughout time and within the time many people have become aware that the genre isn't what it used to be. Horror films are being taken over by jump scares instead of implying true horror. What are your thoughts?

The Nun: Movie Review

The Nun: Movie Review

Evelyn Vargas, Reporter

September 20, 2018

A white chalky skin with eyes filled with evil and bloody fangs. The Nun made scary appearances in several films of “The Conjuring” franchise. Now with the release of “The Nun,” it gives a vivid explanation and scenario as to when this character began. The film take you through its beginnin...

American Horror Story Returns with a Season 8!

Miriam Mead a leader of the devil-cult and played by Kathy Bates

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Opinion/Lifestyle Editor

September 17, 2018

People marked their calendars for Ryan Murphy’s latest season of American Horror Story: Apocalypse. That aired live on September 12, 2018, on channel FX. Since his last season called “American Horror Story: Cult,” aired from September 5 – November 14, 2017. It wasn’t until April of 2018...

A Quiet Place: Horror Can Make You Cry

A Quiet Place stars Emily Blunt (above) and John Krasinski. They play parents protecting their family in the woods from creatures that hear everything.

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018

Jordan Peele broke the mold with his 2017 directorial debut, the Oscar-winning Get Out. Going from MADtv to helming a horror flick was unlikely to be a success, but Peele pulled it off. So what happens when Jim from The Office tries his hand at directing? The result, A Quiet Place, is a fearless monster...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

From comedic skits to an Oscar for best screenplay. Jordan Peele has come a long way since his days on Mad TV.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were ...

Channel Zero: No-End House Review

Screenshot from Syfy YouTube channel

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

September 27, 2017

Syfy came out with the idea to adapt short online horror stories, known as creepypastas, into full fledge seasons for a show called Channel Zero. Last year it aired its first season and tackled Kris Straub’s Candle Cove, this season Syfy is bringing Brian Alan Russell’s No-End House to life and so...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

Season seven of 'American Horror Story' looks to be covering a wide-range of topics; from cults, to clowns, to Trump.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017

American Horror Story: Cult made its premiere on Tuesday, September 5, just in time to keep viewers spooked all Fall. The first episode used the 2016 election to set up the events for the seventh season of the award-winning show. The first episode, titled “Election Night,” kicks off with Donald T...

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