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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Freddy and his fellow animatronic friends just want to play.

REVIEW: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ blends jump scares with familiar lore for fans

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2023

Warning: Spoilers for “Five Nights at Freddy’s.” “Five Nights at Freddy’s” was a long-anticipated movie, and it catered to fan expectations. The movie is an adaptation of the original "Five...

Not all horror movies are too scary to watch.

Ask Life: Horror movies for scaredy cats?

PARKER R. SCHAFER, Evergreen columnist October 31, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am in desperate need of help. Many of my friends want to watch scary movies on Halloween, but I am terrified of horror movies. I am not sure what to do, but I cannot sit through...

Two film crew members on set during the production of The Invitation, Sept. 28, Pullman, Wash.

Horror movie filming in Pullman through October

KYLER BEANDER, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2023

"The Invitation" is a horror movie that will be filmed in Pullman throughout the month of October.  One of the leaders behind this endeavor is producer Minah Raine Jung, who initially pursued a...

An official poster of The Boogeyman.

REVIEW: ‘The Boogeyman’: Keep your lights on!

JOEY FRANKLIN June 13, 2023

I knew very little about this movie before I went to the theater and watched it. I am not claiming to be a horror movie aficionado, but I am not easily rattled by scary movies anymore. I watched most...

Fair warning, you just might binge the whole podcast.

Podcast Review: The “Magnus Archives” a must-listen nail biter this summer

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist June 23, 2022

“My name is Jonathan Sims. I work for the Magnus Institute, London, an organization dedicated to academic research into the esoteric and the paranormal. The head of the Institute, Mr. Elias Bouchard,...

The Thicket is a great read if you are looking for societal commentary, but not as great if you are hoping to be really scared.

Book Review: ‘The Thicket’ highlights ‘horrors’ of corporate greed

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor March 31, 2022

“The Thicket” by Noelle W. Ihli is a book I found on Amazon. Because virtually anything can be published on the platform, most books there are a hit-or-miss. Set in rural Idaho, the Halloween attraction...

Even with some lackluster characters, Colony of the Lost has a plot that is entertaining and thoughtful enough to stay engaging.

Book Review: ‘Colony of the Lost’ provokes thought on human nature, society

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 8, 2022

“Colony of the Lost” by Derik Cavignano blends horror, mystery and an underlying message about how close-mindedness leads to death. The book takes on several perspectives in a third-person narrative,...

Given the choice between watching a thriller or reading one, which do you prefer?

Horror books outdo horror movies

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2021

I am not going to tell you that no horror movies have made me close my eyes. The sound effects, cinematography, the gore and the scares are real. The jump scares are the worst.  I might scream and...

The cast includes returning members of previous films in the Conjuring series.

Movie review: The Conjuring 3 was alright for me

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist June 30, 2021

I was surprised that I missed going to movie theaters during the pandemic and seeing movies play on the big screen with the sounds blaring at ear-shattering volume. When some of my friends invited me...

With fall just around the corner, its time to get in a spooky mood with a couple Halloween classics.

OPINION: Halloween’s best movies

JOEY FRANKLIN September 23, 2020

With summer turning to fall, the idea of staying inside all day and watching movies becomes increasingly enticing. Halloween and horror movies start creeping into theaters around this time of the year....

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