Tag: Ashlee Blackwell

The Horror Noire Syllabus

Our friends at the Graveyard Shift Sisters have provided a syllabus in association with the outstanding documentary on Black horror, Horror Noire (2019). “[Ashlee Blackwell] and executive producers Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and Tananarive Due present a digital, living document we hope will guide further inquiry into […]

Horror Noire!

Get the skinny on impending documentary on Black Horror, Horror Noire, co-written and produced by Ashlee Blackwell of Graveyard Shift Sisters. “Horror Noire is based on the book of the same name by Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and takes a critical look at a century of genre films […]

“Mom Let Me Love Horror”

“In 1989, I was a sprite seven years deeply hooked on the strange, imaginative spaces of genre cinema. Having a young, uncoiled mom afforded me the opportunities to ‘just happen’ to be in the living room while she watched questionably legal/video store rental copies of Poltergeist, Beetlejuice, Hellraiser, […]

“Considering Beloved”

At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Ashlee Blackwell considers Jonathan Demme’s Beloved as a horror film as part of their Black History & Women In Horror Month series. “Beloved takes us on one journey of the Black American experience of slavery through the body of a Black female protagonist.”