Lauren: With Halloween coming up just around the corner, now is the time to up your yearly dose of horror infused entertainment. Personally I love the genre, but films are one thing, while video games are something else. They are the killer sharpening his blade in my closet while he softly, albeit menacingly, whispers my name in a promise that the covers I hide under provide no protection from what is to come. That may seem like quite the elaboration on the terror level provided by games, but anyone who has played these games can tell you that there is just something about them that will haunt you hours after you have set the controller down. [Read more...]
As many of you may know by now (considering I have said this on numerous occasions) I love horror films. I love them so much that in the past I have gone to the movie theater on my own to watch them (and sat as far away as possible from the only other person in the room / creepy man in the front row) because none of my friends like the genre, and I am not opposed to watching them at home alone in the wee hours of the night with all of the lights off. Well, I may have to stop doing this because I just found out the hard way that some movies really are a little too scary for those viewing conditions.
For those of you who don’t know, The Blair Witch Project follows three student filmmakers (Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, and Michael Williams) in the woods as they hope to get footage for their documentary about the myth of the Blair Witch. [Read more...]