Articles by Sam Wade

Sam Wade

Sam Wade is a Chimes staff writer for the 2012-13 school year.

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‘Asylum’ follows tropes and promises complex scares

From the moment it was announced that season two of “American Horror Story” would be a period piece set in an asylum...

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‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ offers comedy with more serious themes

An indie comedy as wonderful as “Safety Not Guaranteed” can seem as easy to write off as a foolproof recipe for choc...

Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler, the film centers on Norman, a zombie obsessed eleven year old, and a victim of the school’s not as-smart-as-they-come bully Alvin. File photo
ParaNorman: quirky depiction of classic fable

Equal parts old-school and cutting edge, “ParaNorman” is a delightfully funny, thought provoking, and visually innov...