How Witchcraft Became a Safe Place for Newcomers

Tales of witches have been around for centuries. Scary stories of warty old women putting spells on unsuspecting men and children were told to scare those misbehaving. We imagined pointy black hats and black cauldrons full of eye of newt and herbs, powerful women flying into the night on enchanted brooms, and godless souls finding power from other worldly spirits. We find these stories in … Continue reading How Witchcraft Became a Safe Place for Newcomers

IT: Chapter Two Built on Brilliance or Just Another Stinky Sequel?

Review by Ashley Hanson   In 2017, IT: Chapter One (the much-anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s acclaimed horror novel, It) was perhaps one of the most pleasantly surprising and riveting installations in what’s become a seemingly endless Hollywood trend. All of us cinephiles—especially in the middlemost generations like the Millennials and Gen Z-ers—have either settled comfortably into the idea of “remake culture” (where almost every … Continue reading IT: Chapter Two Built on Brilliance or Just Another Stinky Sequel?