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Persona 5 is the video game the anime show Persona 5: The Animation is based on. BAGOGAMES/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Anime spring 2018 preview

Kraig Klein May 6, 2018
Make sure to take a break from studying, and when you do, why not check out a new Japanese animated series?  Here is a brief list of what to watch during finals week and what to avoid.
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Doki Doki Literature Club!DOKI DOKI LITERATURE CLUB!/TEAM SALVATO

Doki Doki Literature Club!: A new realm of horror

Claudia Motley February 8, 2018
Doki Doki Literature Club!, a dating simulation game by Team Salvato, surprises video game fans by actually turning into a psychological horror game.
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Bill Skarsgård, above, played Pennywise in the remake of [author] movie IT. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Movie Review: Stephen King’s “It”

Claudia Motley September 13, 2017
Since Sept. 8, there has been a new film on the rise, and “It” has just made its big debut.
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Dracula Untold is director Gary Shores, above, first feature film. The movie made about $4 million in its opening weekend. (PHOTO CREDIT: STEFAN POPE)

Gary Shore’s telling of Dracula’s backstory is one better left untold

Brandon Benarba October 13, 2014
Vampires have become one of the most frequently adapted monsters of all time, so it is odd that the main marketing point of “Dracula Untold” is that the film tells the untold story of Dracula.
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Three artsy events: weekend edition

Chelsea Katz April 16, 2014
This week: Astro Fest, Japanese horror and the Roosevelt Quad Olympics.
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The cracked photo of Katie Featherston was the first paranormal moment of the movie series. (MCT Campus)

Paranormal Activity 4: None of the gore, all of the scare

Jon Winkler November 4, 2012
The standard for horror movies over the last decade has been a gorefest. Films like “Saw,” “Hostel” and others put carnage before plot on most occasions.
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