Nostalgia reinvigorates ‘Halloween’ franchise

October 27, 2018

By Juan Calvillo Michael Myers and Laurie Strode return for a slasher that rewrites the history of the “Halloween” franchise into something fun and forward thinking. Acknowledging only the 1978 horror movie that started the franchise, 2018’s “Halloween” continues the struggle between the boogeyman Myers and the object of his murderous obsession, Strode. From the onset, this film gives longtime fans of the horror genre the sense of nostalgia, using…

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Slasher horror films becoming outdated

By Gustavo Buenrostro John Carpenter’s “Halloween” was one of the first films to be considered a slasher and set trends that caused the genre’s downfall. Many of the horror tropes and clichés stem from “Halloween” that most horror film since then still exessive use. One of the most annoying clichés that came from “Halloween” is the jump scare. The scene starts off with a character going into a creepy house….

April 25, 2018
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ESL Club hosts inaugural Halloween party

November 8, 2017

By Julio Sanchez Witches, a dinosaur and several superheroes were all in attendance at the first ever English as a Second Language Club Halloween party Friday. The party took place in the Multipurpose Room from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. It was a family friendly event that had activities like a costume contest as well as a DJ and free tacos. The ESL club has been a part of East…

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