Cleverness weakens scares in ‘Oculus’ horror film

Supernatural horror films have experienced a prolific resurgence recently with such popular titles as “Paranormal Activity,” “Sinister” and “Insidious.” As with any category of film there comes a set of clichés that defines it, so it’s...

Film celebrates life of famous lighthouse keeper

This past Thursday in the Agnes G. Doody Auditorium in Swan Hall, the first official screening of an upcoming documentary, “Ida Lewis: Keeper of the Light” was held. The film is a biography detailing the life of...

URI Theatre Company opens play ‘Chicago’

Last weekend, the University of Rhode Island Theatre Department presented their performance of  John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s play “Chicago,” as directed by Paula McGlasson. In prohibition-era Chicago, housewife Roxie Hart (Anya Fox) gets arrested by the police after...

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