Hush (2016)

I was skeptical when I saw the Blumhouse signature, but I have to say that this movie surprised me. Blumhouse typically churns out Friday-night teen horror flicks ridden with jump scares and cheap tricks, but Hush (2016) actually broke out of the typical mold I'm so used to seeing with Jason Blum. The director, Mike…

The Role of the Fairy Tale

This paper was written for Professor Hill's Early English Masterworks class at Sam Houston State University on September 11, 2013. The Role of the Fairy Tale                         Imagination builds creativity – something viewed as quite essential not only to early development in children, but also for adults in the working world. It begins with…

The Watergate Scandal: Skepticism in Journalism

I wrote this paper for a summer class (COMM 1307) with Professor Wilkerson. The following was written as a final paper.  The Watergate Scandal: Skepticism in Journalism What role do journalists play in modern society? Do they exist solely to entertain and inform the public?  Perhaps their purpose goes beyond that of a storyteller and in fact,…

Vhs: Viral – US Release today!

Today's the day. VHS: Viral (which is basically VHS 3) comes out tonight! The first two gave found footage a reason to continue its existence, in my opinion. Though many people compare them to ABCs of Death, I find the VHS series to be much, much better than that. (I hate ABCs of Death with…