October Scare-a-Day: Mockumentary

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Over the past few years as media technology becomes more available to the every day person, horror mockumentary has grown into a definitive style and sub-genre within horror, to connect to this new generation of technology and how we relate to it. Shaky cam, retroscripting, low budget, independent films remade across countries, all these elements… Read more »

October Scare-A-Day: An American Werewolf in London DVD 4870

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Your pulse starts racing. Your body heats up. It feels like you’re about to burst into flames. Your bones twist and crack and stretch painfully. Fur sprouts painfully from your skin from head to toe. What’s that noise? It’s a piercing howl… and it’s coming from you! You are… a werewolf!   That’s what happens… Read more »

October Scare-a-Day: A Nightmare on Elm Street Series DVD 314-320

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If there were a Mount Rushmore of slasher movie villains, I’d place Freddy Krueger in George Washington’s position. What really sets him apart from the others is Krueger’s ridiculous one-liners and his trademark pointy glove and fedora. If you compare an old time hockey mask to a fedora, the fedora always comes out the winner… Read more »

Labor Day Part II: “Have you tried turning it on and off again?”

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In yesterday’s post, we explored some films  that pay tribute to the worker and the working class experience. Today we lighten the mood with a selection of films and television programs available for checkout at the Media Library that celebrate the fun, the heartbreak, and the boredom of working.    Office Space (1999) (DVD 1267) This… Read more »

Coen Brothers For You

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Ever wondered how filmmakers make themselves stand out enough to survive the rush of other aspiring filmmakers?   Check out this article from No Film School discussing what makes the Coen Brothers stand out among the crowd (O Brother, Where Art Thou? ring a bell? Yeah, those guys.) Here’s a list of the Coen movies… Read more »

Top 10 Back to School Movies

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Last week we got you primed for the Fall semester with some last-minute television binge recommendations. This week we present our Top 10 Back to School Movies. Whether you’re already adjusting to the daily grind of classes and homework or still pining for summer, the Media Library has you covered. Even better, all of the movies listed below are… Read more »