Check out all the posts for our friends at Fox Spirit Books’ Women In Horror Month blogathon, including pieces by the Gutter’s own Angela and Carol. Angela wrote about Karen Black in Trilogy of Terror and Carol wrote about Cat People (1942).
Understand this: I love Jennifer’s Body (2009) and I can’t honestly think of a better film to celebrate Women in Horror Month. Written by Diablo Cody (Juno, The United States of Tara) and directed by Karyn Kusama (XX, Girlfight, The Invitation), it’s a brilliant, savage horror-comedy, and even though it appreciates […]
Happy Women in Horror Month, everybody! In case you missed it, not only is February Black History Month and the host organism for Valentine’s Day, but you also get to celebrate your Ann Radcliffes, Tanith Lees, and L.A. Bankses, your Vampyros Lesbos, Babadooks, and Girls Who Walk Home […]
“During the 1970’s Black filmmakers found their voices by making films that spoke to urban audiences in a way that had never been done before. Films like Sugar Hill, Abby, The Zebra Killers and so many more packed theaters with audiences hungry for Horror Movies where the Black Guy didn’t die first. 40 years […]
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.”
Graveyard Shift Sisters writes about the merging of Black History Month & Women In Horror Month: “The marriage of our stories and horror in 2014 is uncharted and drowning in possibilities. We can’t negate the magnitude of visual representation. Mirroring my first point, what we say and affirm […]