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The prequel has a star-studded cast featuring Rachel Zegler, Tom Blyth and Viola Davis.

Review: “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”

Jackson Ogden, RooTV Co-Executive Producer
December 10, 2023

  “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” gives fans what the first four “Hunger Games” films lacked, the background on the evil of Panem.   After an eight-year hiatus, the franchise returns with a new movie, taking the audience back to the 10th Hunger Games ever...

The horror drama series aired in early October on Netflix.

Review: Mike Flanagan’s “The Fall of the House of Usher”

Manny Rivera, Staff Writer
December 10, 2023

  Modern-day horror master Mike Flanagan cranks out another hit with “Fall of the House of Usher.”    Known for “The Haunting of Hill House” and “Midnight Mass,” Flanagan adapts Edgar Alan Poe’s classic story and creates a mean-spirited, vicious and straightforward...

The cast of MACBITCHES

Review: “MACBITCHES” is the Theater Show College Students Need

Jazlyn Summers, Staff Writer
November 7, 2023

  You don’t want to miss “MACBITCHES” at the Unicorn Theatre in downtown KC.    This dark comedy stars Hannah Elizabeth Freeman who plays the protagonist, Hailey, a freshman who scored the lead role in their university’s production of “Macbeth.” Naturally,...

The Epperson House is closed to visitors, but can be seen from the distance around campus.

The Spooky History of the Castle on Campus

Aurora Wilson, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
October 31, 2023

  Located at the corner of Cherry and 52 St., the Epperson House looms over UMKC’s campus, haunting students who dare to walk past it.    Construction on the 54-room mansion started in 1919 and cost over $450,000 to build to completion–over $13 million in today’s...

Browse the endless possibilities of chilling recommendations.

Seven Spooky Movies for a Halloweek-end In

Alexandrea Erisman, Staff Writer
October 30, 2023

  In a rut this fall season? Want to have a terrifying time, but don’t know where to start?    Search no further, mortals. The following spell, I mean list, will enchant your Halloween streaming needs long into the witching hour.  “Rocky Horror Picture Show”...

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