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The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun


Several popular horror video games.

Horror’s Ability to Possess People

Jet Taft, Columnist April 19, 2024

Horror, since the concept's creation, has captivated many. The spooky atmospheres, the thrill of adrenaline as situations intensify, and the enthralling stories make horror a popular source of media. Yet...

Gru and his son in a trailer for the new movie

“Despicable Me 4” Announced

Erin McGinty, Columnist February 12, 2024

The “Despicable Me” franchise has become very popular since the first movie was released in 2010. The movies follow Gru, a wannabe villain, and his minions until he suddenly adopts three little girls....

Main characters of the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie

Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie has a Record-Breaking Opening Week

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist November 7, 2023

The Five Nights at Freddy’s (FNaF) movie has been one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year ever since it was announced. The film is based off of the FNaF horror video game series, which...

True crime entertainment hurts the victims and society.

Is Our Society’s Obsession with True Crime Unhealthy?

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist May 23, 2023

Over the past few decades, the popularity of true crime has been ramping up. Podcasts, documentaries, TV shows, and movies have introduced the genre to millions of people. However, while it may seem like...

Puppetry has created an entire new media style.

The Evolution of Puppetry in Media

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist May 23, 2023

Puppets were first made widely popular in western media by the introduction of “Sesame Street” on the National Education Television Network, which later became what we know today as Public Broadcasting...

Paranormal Activity shows the thrill of found footage.

Found Footage Horror

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist May 19, 2023

In 1999, hit found-footage movie “The Blair Witch Project” was released, and the horror genre has never been the same. The movie follows a group of three college filmmakers as they attempt to make...

The film industry has a history of ruining beloved series.

The Failure of Film

Claire Satiroff, Columnist May 19, 2023

Book-to-movie adaptations have a history of continuously failing to bring the book to life. Though directors are often shamed, this can happen for numerous reasons. Things such as going off the original...

The final girl trope is a common horror plot archetype.

The Final Girl Trope

Amanda Mourelo, Editor of Student Opinion and Features and Extras May 19, 2023

The term “final girl” was first introduced by author Carol J. Clover describes a woman survivor or a heroine that is young, has all her friends and family killed, and remains innocent and pure and...

A frame from Ari Asters Hereditary.

Ari Aster and the Horror Genre

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist May 11, 2023

Ari Aster started making and directing small short films at the College of Santa Fe in 2010. However, it wouldn’t be until 2018 that he would have his first breakout film under A24 Studios in 2018, “Hereditary.”...

Disney has sued DeSantis over action in response to the Dont Say Gay bill.

DeSantis v. Disney: A War in the Sunshine State

Canon Grant, Political Analyst May 8, 2023

Politico reported that on Wednesday, April 26, Disney sued Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) in a long string of fighting. The lawsuit comes after DeSantis imposed strict punishments upon the company for...

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