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Popcorn Talk: ‘Eraserhead’ (1977)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 9, 2020 • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more. David Lynch's 1977 indie horror/surrealist film "Eraserhead" is one that cannot be explained, no m...

‘Under the Skin’ is an alluring, somber sci-fi experience

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

Editor's note: This review contains spoilers. Jonathan Glazer’s alien drama/horror/science fiction film "Under the Skin" grips onto open-minded audiences with its abnormal, often uncomfortable visual and auditory elements. This is a film that’s definitely not for everyone. The makeup of the f...

‘American Horror Story’ is more than a typical horror series

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

September 16, 2018

Recently “American Horror Story” has aired the season premiere for “Apocalypse,” and all the hype for this new season is well deserved.  AHS is in my opinion one of the most interesting television shows that is currently being broadcasted on cable today. AHS is an anthology series that was cr...

Review: ‘Hereditary’ is a great film, but is it a classic?

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2018

Hereditary was a great and well executed film, with Ari Aster writing and directing the film. This is Aster's debut feature film, and he certainly did a wonderful job writing and directing the film. Other reviewers and viewers have compared the film to horror legends such as The Exorcist and Psycho, but ...

AHS leaves viewers spooked

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 15, 2016

  I may be alone in saying that the last two seasons of American Horror Story were lackluster to say the least. I was pleasantly surprised when season six aired its first episode on Wednesday and brought a fresh approach to the entire television series. Writers, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk...

Paranormal, horror convention comes to Mattoon

Chris Picazo, Staff Reporter

July 8, 2015

The Illinois Metaphysical and Paranormal Society, founded in 2011, is hosting its fifth annual Central Illinois Convention, or Cil-Con, on Aug. 21 and 22 at Cross County Mall in Mattoon. This will be the first year the convention, which will raise awareness for paranormal metaphysical fields, will b...

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