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Chris Lovato

The Originals: TV Review

IN THE November 30 ISSUE

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by Chris Lovato


Always and forever: this is the motto of the Mikaelson family, and the ever-present theme of one of the CW’s latest ventures: The Originals.

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Must Watch Halloween Movie List: The Exorcist

IN THE October 28 ISSUE

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Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us of our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation, and deliver us from evil.
Evil is never crueler when it wears the guise of a child, and if the quote (or title) didn’t give it away, yes. I’m talking about…The Exorcist.

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Un, dos, tres, toca la pared. (One, two three, knock on the wal
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These words, part of a simple child’s game, begin a tale of suspense and tragedy; in other words, a sign of a Guillermo del Toro-produced film. If you’re familiar with his work, or you enjoyed Pan’s Labyrinth, then you might find yourself sucked into…El Orfanato, or, The Orphanage

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If the title stood out, then one could turn their focus to another gem mostly unknown to American audiences: Haute Tension or, for those who don’t parle le francias, High Tension, directed by Alexandre Aja, of The Hills Have Eyes fame.

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Welcome to Valparaiso, Chile–home to Chile’s cultural center, beautiful ocean vistas, and…earthquakes?
Aftershock, a film by Chilean director, Nicolás López, joined the brotherhood of natural disaster films in 2012, but lives up to its name by exploring what happens after a catastrophe hits.

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Supernatural: TV Review

IN THE October 5 ISSUE

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by Chris Lovato


Dad’s gone on a hunting trip…and he hasn’t been home in a few days. – Dean Winchester
The series Supernatural kicks off with these words and it doesn’t stop there, Brought to life in 2005, it’s been tearing apart the hearts of those who view it and inspiring more out-of-context GIFs on tumblr ever since, thanks to one Eric Kripke.

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