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THE NIGHT HE COMES HOME. The start of a franchise, Halloween is the original appearance of Michael Myers.

Halloween 1978 (R)

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Oct 31, 2022

The horrifying realization sets in, "It was the boogie man." Laurie said to Dr. Loomis.  "As a matter of fact, it was." He coldly responded.  “Halloween” is an all time classic horror film,...

DOUBLE TROUBLE. Evil doppelgangers hunt a family in this suspenseful film by Jordan Peele.

Us (2019)

by Blaine Eckert, VOW staff Oct 31, 2022

“They look exactly like us. They think like us. They know where we are.” Like “The Shining”, there are a number of ways to interpret Jordan Peele’s horror movie, “Us”. Every scene is a...

THIS IS HALLOWEEN. A modern classic, The Nightmare before Christmas is suitable for all ages.

The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993 (PG)

by Juan Meza Chavez Oct 28, 2022

The Movie The Nightmare Before Christmas is an absolute classic of a film that was released in 1993 by director, Henry Selick.  The Nightmare before Christmas is a classic film for numerous reasons, for...

LEATHERFACE. A classic scary movie set in the Lone Star State, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a movie not to be missed this spooky season.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974 (R)

by Avery Cheatham, VOW staff Oct 28, 2022

“He’s wearing her face!” The 1974 film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is directed by Tobe Hooper originally in the 1974 film and the 2003 Marcus Nispel remake. They only lightly based on the real-life...

ALL SMILES. This movie is a perfect example of psychological horror for mature audiences. It twists reality and causes confusion, causing someone to question reality after they leave theaters

Smile 2022 (R)

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Oct 28, 2022

The new 2022 film “Smile” directed by Parker Finn is an American horror and psychological horror film. The movie is based off of the short film “Laura Hasn’t Slept.” It has now been considered...

SCARY ENDINGS. Even with a not so perfect plot, Halloween Ends is still worth watching this spooky season.

Halloween Ends ends franchise

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Oct 21, 2022

Halloween Ends 2022 (R) “Evil doesn’t die, it just changes shape.” Laurie says now that she understands the pure evil that is Michael Myers. Halloween Ends, as the name would suggest, is the...

WELCOME TO HARGA. What starts out as a sweet adventure in the Swedish countryside turns sinister in Midsommar.

Vacation turns to terror in Midsommar 2019 (R)

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Oct 20, 2022

The phrase “Welcome to Harga and happy Midsommar,” reverberated in the minds of a select few American tourists as two elders of Harga dove face first off a steep cliff, marking the end of their life...

LESSON LEARNED. A teenager discovers the importance of friends and family during Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask. Part 1.

Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask 1995 – (not rated)

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Oct 17, 2022

The 1995 film “The Haunted Mask” directed by Timothy Bond is an American horror fiction film that is based off of the book series of “Goosebumps” by R.L Stine. The film is recorded in two parts...

The Conjuring 2 (R)

The Conjuring 2 (R)

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Oct 13, 2022

Judy Warren stands paralyzed in fear, she holds up one finger and points down the hall. She asks her mom, “who is that,” and standing down the hall is a dark figure, the nun from the painting, staring...

KILLER GO TIME. Clowns are scary. When they come from outer space, it doubles the scares.

Killer Klowns From Outer Space 1988 (PG-13)

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Oct 5, 2022

“That was no shooting star, looks like a… circus tent.”, Debbie said, unknowing of what horrors await her inside. “Killer Klowns From Outer Space'' is a goofy horror movie directed, written,...

HIGH SCHOOL SCARY. In a film by Diablo Cody, Megan Fox stars as a high school student with an unusual way to deal with bad relationships.

Jennifer’s Body 2009(R)

by Stone Chapman, VOW Staff Writer Oct 4, 2022

Everyone under the sun has been blessed with the sight of Megan Fox burning her tongue with a lighter, but a lot of those do not know what iconic movie the scene originates from. Jennifer’s body… the...

THE PRICE OF PERFECT. Black Swan shows the mental cost of perfection.

Black Swan 2010 (R)

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Sep 22, 2022

  “I was perfect”  The 2010 film Black Swan, directed by Darron Aronofsky, is an American physiological horror film that digs deep into the dangers of obsession and being a professional...

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