All posts by Alan Johnson

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  • Getting ‘Goosebumps’

    For a certain generation, R. L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” book series evokes a large amount of nostalgia. Too scary for little kids, but too childish for adults, “Goosebumps” was the king of the young adult genre, long before...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • ‘Gunman’ film underwhelms

    The first few minutes of “The Gunman,” starring Sean Penn, were drastically more interesting than the rest of the film. News footage shows that tensions in the Congo are high, with civilians and the government butting heads...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • A Halloween movie review: ‘Hocus Pocus’

    Before watching it for this article, the only thing I knew about “Hocus Pocus” was a rumor (which turned out to be false) that Tina Fey was going to remake it. Imagine my surprise, then, to find...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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