psychological

Mind games taken way too far; explore the disturbing genre of psychological thrillers that make us question our perception of sanity and reality.

Rachel Jacobs2 days ago
The Groomer
I sat in biology, tapping my finger tips to the imaginary music I hear in my mind. My teachers mouth moved into shapes that I turned into new ideas. I imagined her as a pilgrim and then a safari huntr...
Liz Zimmers2 days ago
The Night Clinic
Her name was Ana, and she lived as a prisoner within the cage of her bones. That sense of a trapped and stunted identity was what brought her to the clinic on Bat Moon Street. It walked her along the ...
Ellen Howell19 days ago
Fear and Fiction
When we discuss horror in literature, there are several things to keep in mind. What are the cultural currents of the time? What is its era? What characterizes the fear which might be felt by those sp...
Andrea Heer21 days ago
Snapshots of Obsession
An ache sprouted from Ray’s shoulder into his skull. Beads of sweat seeped out of his skin, making it slick and wet. Creaks wheezed from the struggling air conditioning unit in the window—the machine ...
Ink Mouse25 days ago
Bath Tube (Daruma-San)
Ever play red light, green light? How about the red rover, red rover game? What if I told you about a game that was kinda like those, but you will need a bathtub? Want to have fun in the bathtub, ADUL...
Q-ell Bettona month ago
'Look Away' - Review (Netflix)
Maria Brennan (India Eisley) is an awkward, unpopular, seventeen-year-old high school student, who lives with her parents; plastic surgeon, Dan (Jason Isaacs) and her mother, a pill dependent, mildly ...
Sammi Currana month ago
'Midsommar' Is the Only Movie You Need to See
There was one movie I’d been looking forward to all year. All year I’ve waited for the next film by Ari Aster. Hereditary blew me away, and I was ecstatic when I heard about Midsommar. I’ll just warn ...
Maria Garciaa month ago
Water Nymph
I'm a Pisces, a water sign... At least that is what astrology tells me. Water has always been a part of my life as I was growing up in the Caribbean, swimming every day at the beach until my skin was ...
Margaret Minnicks2 months ago
Why So Many People Love Horror Movies
Some people just love horror movies. They watch scary movies even though a lot of them have the same themes, and tell the same story in different ways. People might not know why they love watching sca...
Lotus Moon2 months ago
I Played the Elevator Game...
I had heard the stories about the Elevator Game. It supposedly takes you to another world as long as you follow the specific rules laid out. I found it strange at first but didn’t give it any thought....
Rachel Jacobs2 months ago
Nails
I’m slipping back into a state of consciousness, I’m gripping onto reality. It feels like I’m spinning in a vortex of hyperreality, these colors are so vivid and lovely. Why does no one visit me? Why ...
Argenis Ovalles3 months ago
Ma, You Are Crazy
Dear readers, If you haven't watched this film, I suggest you put the phones down, and converse with nature around you, for this is a Spoiler Alert. You've been warned. There is only one issue with sm...
Saffron Taylor3 months ago
13
I woke up at seven AM to get ready for school. I was absolutely dreading today, and the maximum teasing from my fellow school peers I imagined. On top of that, I was anxiously waiting for one PM to st...
Darcy Kerrigan3 months ago
Closet Doors
When one door shuts, another opens on its own.
User 14 months ago
Six Places Where Reality Feels Altered
Have you ever felt uneasy or out of place, filled with a feeling that’s almost indescribable? Here are “Six Places Where Reality Feels Altered”.
Skyler Sneathen4 months ago
The Reasoning Behind Rachel Creed's Burying
In my life I have known a handful of people that give Louis Creed some flak for choosing to bury his wife near the end of Mary Lambert's Pet Sematary. They state that you would never catch them doing ...
Keenan Chiasson5 months ago
The Strange Dark
Paranoia swept through him colder than the icy breeze breaching the cracks of the lone log cabin’s wooden makeup. Overcome with fear of the restless shadow he burst into a frenzy, flung the door wide,...
Hannah Kannady7 months ago
Age of Fear
There is one thing that everyone in the population shares: Fear. Fear can take many forms to focus on a particular paranoia such as nuclear destruction, climate change, fear of foreigners, etc. But wh...