There are a lot of different elements that make up the essence of Halloween, such as costumes, family traditions, decorations and the actual history of the holiday. One of the most important parts of Halloween is the horror genre, more specifically scary movies. These films influence costumes and really big events to celebrate the spooky season, but it is important to recognize how these movies have progressed into what they are today.
The second adaptation of Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary” debuted last Friday, and if you are anything like me, you were waiting at the box office Thursday night just to see it. Unfortunately, my waiting proved to be disappointing.
“The Haunting of Hill House” is the perfect binge series to get you seriously spooked in time for Halloween. The Netflix original series, a reimagining based on the 1959 gothic horror novel by Shirley Jackson, has been a trending topic on social media feeds everywhere.
It’s no secret: I love blood and guts. I love campy thrills and over-the-top gore. I love staring at the big screen while watching some angst-ridden teen or distraught babysitter lose her head thanks to a creepy mental ward escapee in a hockey mask.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.