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A Review of ‘Psycho’ (1960)

A Review of ‘Psycho’ (1960)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer November 14, 2022

Arguably Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous work, “Psycho” has been praised for its cinematography, soundtrack, writing, and acting since its wide release in September 1960. “Psycho” is based...

A Review of ‘The Wicker Man’ (1973)

A Review of ‘The Wicker Man’ (1973)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer November 14, 2022

In 1951, Britain repealed a law from the 1700s that forbade the practice of witchcraft. Throughout the ‘60s, Britain experienced a cultural revolution that instilled the nation with renewed interest...

Movie poster for Halloween Ends [2022] (photo courtesy of IMDB.com).

A Review of Halloween Ends (2022)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer October 17, 2022
[This review may contain spoilers]
Movie poster for Re-Animator (photo courtesy of IMDB).

A Review of ‘Re-Animator’ (1985)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer October 12, 2022

The ‘80s were a truly spectacular time for the horror genre. There were the classics, of course, well known horror movies like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” (1984), “The Lost Boys” (1987), “Predator”...

An Analysis and Review of ‘Malignant’ (2021)

An Analysis and Review of ‘Malignant’ (2021)

Julia Alvarado October 2, 2022

James Wan entered the world of horror cinema in 2004, after the release of “Saw.” The movie immediately spawned numerous sequels, and provided other opportunities for Wan to direct, write, and produce...

Movie Poster for Nope (2022)

A Review of Jordan Peele’s “Nope” (2022) [This review may contain spoilers]

Julia Alvarado September 6, 2022

"I will cast abominable filth upon you, make you vile, and make you a spectacle."   Since Jordan Peele’s directorial debut in 2017 with the critically acclaimed thriller, “Get Out,” Peele...

A Very Brief History and a Celebratory Review of Basket Case (1982) for it’s 40th Birthday [This review may contain spoilers]

Julia Alvarado April 21, 2022

On April 7, 1982, a 91 minute film with a budget of $35,000 was released into the world from the mind of writer and director Frank Henenlotter, a self described “exploitation” filmmaker from New York....

An Analysis and Review of Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) [This review may contain spoilers]

Julia Alvarado March 25, 2022

In 2018, mainstream horror found new ground in the form of David Gordon Green’s “Halloween” sequel. Since then, sequels and reboots of decade-old movies like “Candyman,” “Child’s Play,”...

The LT Review Guidelines

The LT Review Guidelines

Morgan Fry and Janessa Mosqueda March 23, 2022

LION is launching a new opportunity for all LT students. The LT Review gives any interested individual the opportunity to get their work published on the LION website! Our staff is looking to accept reviews...

Deconstruction of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Dominic Cokinis March 18, 2022

The Context   “Star Wars: The Last Jedi (TLJ)” has either been critically acclaimed by critics for taking “daring risks in directing and storytelling” and for “[giving] us a breathtaking...

Plastic Ono Band, separating art from artist

Vuk Trifkovic March 18, 2022

In the bitter winter of 1970, a few months after Lennon privately cut ties with The Beatles, for the sake of album sales, he released his debut “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band.” It is an album considered...

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