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Sorority Row

Sorority Row

Date: Oct 28 2009

Themes: Holidays, School

Grammar: Comparing Quantity

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A house full of girls can be pretty scary on its own. But add a demented serial killer, and you’ve got yourself a slasher film.

Just in time for Halloween, Sorority Row is about a group of sorority sisters who are being murdered one by one. Most slasher films feature attractive young girls in skimpy clothes running away from a crazy murderer, and it sounds like this one will be a classic example of the genre. Find out if Ella and Marni will get their Halloween thrills from Sorority Row.

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Marni

Marni

Ella

Ella

Marni:  That new movie that’s out, Sorority Row...

Ella:  Yes?

Marni:  Have you seen it?

Ella:  No, but you know me, I love those slasher films.

Marni:  I do love a horror film, it’s that time of year where a good horror film’s gotta come out. Interesting, you know…I kind of feel like wow, I’m surprised this hasn’t been done before.

Ella:  I know, it seems like something feels familiar about this. Just the whole girls in skimpy clothes, really pretty girls, they’re going to get killed!

Marni:  Right, right. Sorority girls being killed. Kinda seems like maybe it’s an initiation rite, what do you think?

Ella:  Maybe. I mean there’s gotta be frat guys, you know, the whole nine yards in this movie.

Marni:  So, were you ever in a sorority?

Ella:  No, they banned any type of Greek affiliation, Greek life at my university, so…none of that.

Marni:  I always know a lot more frat guys than I do sorority gals.

Ella:  Yeah, they’re cliquish, so I can see how that would be more apparent.

Marni:  But yeah, I’m excited to see this movie. Good killing spree.

 

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Discussion

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In the U.S., some college students join sororities or fraternities, social clubs where people of the same sex live together in a big house and spend all their time together. Each fraternity and sorority is represented by Greek letters, so sometimes they are referred to as “Greek.” Sororities and fraternities have a reputation for being cliquish and exclusive. They’re also known for having wild parties.

Ella is excited to see the new movie Sorority Row. She thinks it sounds like a typical slasher film. Marni agrees that it’s the perfect time of year to see a horror movie, since Halloween is just a few days away.

At Ella’s university, sororities and fraternities were forbidden. So she wasn’t in a sorority and doesn’t know many sorority girls. Both she and Marni know more frat boys than sorority girls.

Are there sororities and fraternities at universities in your country? Do you know any frat boys or sorority girls? What do you think about slasher movies?
Learn about Marni’s favorite horror movies on her blog.

 

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07:22 AM Jun 02 2015 |

Amedmoh

Amedmoh

Mauritania

This kind of films is wonderful.


  Voilence and fascination, disturbance and serenity, treason and innocence come together to form a painting of contradictions in compliance.

11:48 PM Feb 23 2014 |

ohlulu

ohlulu

India

Also the movie was good one which shows the life as crushed flowers ….... . ..........d seens of movie r still irritating….......

06:06 PM May 26 2010 |

ohlulu

ohlulu

India

great …........ good language style. i like dat…..

05:56 PM May 26 2010 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

Hahaha sororities and fraternities make part of the american culture…For instance,in Brazil we haven't that culture…At my last college we had a "CA" (it means like an "Acadenic Center"...A room where pupils of the college hang out together and spend their time…Usually that room there had a tv,a snooker table or Ping-Pong table) but nothing as a "Fraternity" and all of the students of the college (in that case Physical Education) could attend there :)

12:25 AM Nov 05 2009 |

kukuka

kukuka

Ukraine

There are no sororities and fraternities around my country – at least i haven't heard about them. As for slasher movies, well the only movie that i watched and that didn't disappoint me was probably the Destination point (each and every part of it). But to be honest most of slasher movies are cheap and similar to each other so not worth watching.

 

01:17 PM Nov 02 2009 |

smart2022

smart2022

Saudi Arabia

wow

i like that type of movie

bye the way; cliquish is very common in my place

11:20 AM Nov 01 2009 |

s id

Saudi Arabia

   nice grammar i liked it v.much

09:51 PM Oct 31 2009 |

s id

Saudi Arabia

   i don`t like horror movie . i like comedy movie.

09:46 PM Oct 31 2009 |

isef mert

isef mert

Turkey

halloween..ı wish we had halloween in our country.ı am keen on scaring things.

04:09 PM Oct 30 2009 |

iwori

iwori

Japan

I've never heard about sororities or fraternities. I'm surprised.

Cliquish and exclusive… those don't fit with the U.S. of my image. What do they do?

02:57 PM Oct 30 2009 |

mickee85

mickee85

Philippines

I haven't seen this movie yet:( I think this movie is amazing, I love slasher film, I love being scary..hehe.. Happy halloween guys!

02:10 PM Oct 30 2009 |

sanadruk

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

hi iam libyan i like to learn english help me

11:17 PM Oct 29 2009 |

mllbitany

mllbitany

Saudi Arabia

I like some of these movies like Scream and others :)

but the worst thing is that I feel so pathetic for those whom being killed :(

09:45 PM Oct 29 2009 |

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demah_911

Saudi Arabia

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04:50 PM Oct 29 2009 |

zhaokan

zhaokan

China

Embarassedi like Hallowmas!

01:54 PM Oct 29 2009 |

rosendo

rosendo

Mexico

uyyyyyy !!!!

07:05 AM Oct 29 2009 |

vivivi^^

vivivi^^

China

I don't like to see horror piece, and dare not see …

See horror piece how dare sleep to do?

but i like Hallowmas!

04:53 AM Oct 29 2009 |

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