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The Suffolk Journal

Coraline proves to be a Halloween classic thanks to its haunting plot and creepy animation style.

Feed your sweet tooth with these Halloween movies

Brooklyn Leighton, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to get into the spooky spirit than to watch movies that will ensure you sleep with the lights on. Plus, who doesn’t love a good ghost story? If...

Upcoming horror films to get you in the spooky spirit

Upcoming horror films to get you in the spooky spirit

Abby O'Connor, Asst. Arts Editor October 5, 2021

With spooky season upon us, one might start thinking about how to celebrate the time of year, especially in times where many people may not want to go out. Here is a list of upcoming horror movies to celebrate...

Director and comedian Mel Brooks is known for many of his comedic parodies, but his jokes in Dracula: Dead and Loving It just landed flat.

These are surely some of the worst comedies

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributer April 6, 2021

Here is another list about comedies! I know what you are thinking: “Surely you can’t be serious on making another list about comedy films?” and all I can say is “Yes, I’m serious...and don’t...

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Mockingjay soars on screen

Brigitte Carreiro December 2, 2015

After leaving viewers an exceptional cliff-hanger in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,” the partner film and finalé to the popular “Hunger Games” series had much to live up to. With an emotionally-taxing...

By Katie Dugan

The problem with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Katie Dugan February 25, 2015

By now, I’m sure you’ve all heard of a little film known as “Fifty Shades of Grey,” based on an erotic romance novel  by British author, E.L. James. The first book of the “Fifty Shades” trilogy,...

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Increased violence in PG-13 films reflects today’s culture

Ally Johnson November 20, 2013

There is a bizarre discrepancy between what is considered tame and, conversely, unseemly in today’s cinema. Gratuitous violence such as varying degrees of guns, explosions and death can be met with...

Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” gives audiences a different view of the college vacation culture

Gianna Carchia March 28, 2013

The most important thing to note before, during, or after you see Spring Breakers is that it does anything but encourage the behavior it portrays. Though easily the most absurd movie of the last year,...

Brunett doesnt cut it with Gone

Brunett doesn’t cut it with ‘Gone’

February 28, 2012

Meagan Kennelly  Journal Staff A lot can be done with a mind-bending plot line putting the audience in suspense, trying to figure out whether the main character should be suing the Oregon police department...

10 movies to watch for this year

10 movies to watch for this year

February 1, 2012

Brian Holak, Journal Contributor The Vow, February 10: What can be manlier than a story of unfailing commitment in the face of tragedy? Nothing. Sure, these other movies have action and adventure, but...

Wolfman returns to the big screen

Derek Anderson February 17, 2010

Michael J. Fox nowhere to be seen Article by: Derek Anderson An old school horror flick remade, The Wolfman (Universal Pictures, 2010) tore onto the big screen last weekend, but fell short on its...

Avatar: Going blue to go green

Derek Anderson February 3, 2010

Article by: Derek Anderson James Cameron’s Avatar has smashed down competition in theaters and reigns as the highest grossing movie of all time worldwide. The film brings the audience into the new...

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