Have you ever heard of “Krampus” (2015)? How about the new Eli Roth movie “Thanksgiving,” starring Addison Rae? Horror columnist Anna Peterson SC ‘25 dives into holiday horror, how the neo-capital subgenre succeeds and where it fails.
Horror movies have evolved into fodder for the masses, promising cheap thrills and empty storylines to give audiences a quick jump-scare. A horror sub-genre that makes room for innovation, writes horror columnist Anna Peterson SC ’25, is the found footage horror.
The highly-anticipated second annual Halloweekend production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” ran Oct. 27 and 28 in Pomona College’s Seaver Labs and Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium, respectively. Actors and audience members alike laughed and basked in the joy of the energetic, raunchy and campy performance.
With a spooky season in full swing, horror columnist Anna Peterson SC ‘25 takes a look back at “Jennifer’s Body” and its evolving reputation from a critical flop to cult classic.
With Halloween around the corner, the movie theater is packed with reboots of iconic franchises like “The Nun II” and “The Saw X.” Columnist Anna Peterson SC ’25 thinks its time to go back to our horror roots with “Scream.”
Since 1974, the Motley Coffeehouse has served as a beloved institution on the Scripps College campus. On Sept. 21, 5C students with long leather jackets, sleek black sunglasses and slicked back hairstyles gathered for an evening of ambient green lighting, live music and colorful drink options at the coffeehouse’s annual opening party, “The Motrix.”
5C improv troupe Underground Theatrical Institute (UTI) performed their first show of the semester, “First Day of Kindergarten,” at Dom’s Lounge on Sept. 14. Actors drew from popular culture and 5C stereotypes and riffed off each other’s jokes in various acts.