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Halloween (2018) Entertains, But Lacks Depth

Halloween (2018) is a sequel meant to put the drawn-out story of Michael Myers to rest. It's the reunion of Laurie Strode and Michael Myers after 40 years. Audiences are enthused, and critics have applauded it with a 78% on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie was interesting in its content but lacked some fundamentals of a story. Fans of Halloween films will likely enjoy every
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“Suncity” is No “American Teen”

Khalid’s full-length album, "American Teen", was released in March of 2017. The 20-year old's album took off on the charts as it sits in the number four on the Billboard 200. The album reached 147,000 sales with 1,220,000 streams. The “Suncity” EP, his second project, is filled with emotional lyrics, groovy beats and mesmerizing harmonies and vocals. The new material on the EP matches the
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The “Sabrina” Reboot Lives Up To Its Chilling Name

The “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” was recently released worldwide on Netflix. This new reboot takes a dark turn on the iconic comic book story of Sabrina -- this take lives up to its name. Between the rituals, the spells, the demons and the references to the satanic church, the “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is definitely not for kids, but it’s definitely for fans of
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“Christine McConnell” is Worth a Taste of Something Spooky

With the arrival of Halloween comes the unyielding allure of sugar. This leads many of us to stock up on candy and attach ourselves to our television screens in pursuit of binge-watching Halloween Wars, Halloween Baking Championship and other Food Network standbys. For those craving something darker, bolder and freakier, "The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell" may be what moves the Ouija board. This unapologetically
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The New Assassin’s Creed is Truly Epic

Ubisoft’s eleventh game in the Assassin’s Creed series tops all the rest, with a thrilling story, strategic RPG-like combat, naval combat that made us all enjoy Black Flag and a beautiful open world state. The game is all about choice, which is clear from the get go when you choose between Alexios (male) or Kassandra (female) for your playable character. Their dialogue is nearly
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Twenty One Pilots Haven’t Fallen into a “Trench”

The American alternative rock duo, Twenty One Pilots, released their fifth studio album “Trench” on October 5th. The album is a continuation of the storyline the Ohio pair crafted in their previous record “Blurryface.” Twenty One’ Pilot’s allegory offers an immense appeal to sci-fi lovers; the setting of their story is a dystopian society that allows for an abundance of metaphors throughout their artfully
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Hoping for the “Halloween” That Horror Fans Deserve

This Halloween season welcomes back the iconic masked murderer, Michael Myers, as he returns in the 2018 reboot of "Halloween." There are 10 sequels to date, making this one the eleventh in the series. The quality of said sequels are up for debate. The series took strange turns that original Director John Carpenter and fans didn’t quite expect with the original slasher film, and
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Netflix Get Romantic in “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

As a sucker for romantic comedies but also a skeptic, I'm usually harboring mixed feelings about romantic comedies be they on Netflix or in movie theaters. Despite those feelings, I still like to give this genre a good watch every now and again. "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," is among the newest installments in this heavy-handed genre. Lara Jean Song-Covey is a
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Avril Lavigne Makes A Comeback with “Head Above Water”

Avril Lavigne is back after a five year break from releasing new music. On September 19, the Canadian punk artist released a ballad titled “Head Above Water.” This new song documents the 34 year old’s personal struggle with Lyme Disease, the very reason for her long break in the first place. She was on tour in 2013 when her health began to diminish. She