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Feminist Filmmakers Are Reinventing Horror Cinema

Early physicians who did not understand female anatomy routinely used ‘female hysteria’ as a potent weapon against women to institutionalize them for illnesses they never had. It wasn’t until the 1950s that the American Psychiatric Association rescinded the usage of the term “hysteria” — from hystera, the Greek word for uterus — as a medical…

Three More Join Serial Killer Thriller ‘The Silencing,’ Including “Wynonna Earp” Star Melanie Scrofano

Annabelle Wallis (The Mummy) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) have been set to star in director Robin Pront’s The Silencing, alongside Hero Fiennes-Tiffin. Via Deadline, we’ve learned that “Wynonna Earp” star Melanie Scrofano is also on board, along with Zahn McClarnon (Westworld) and Shaun Smyth (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland). horrorhorror filmshorror moviesthe…

HORROR NOIRE GUIDE: 13 Essential Black Horror Films

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019) is an exceptional Shudder original documentary (based on the 2011 book of the same name by Robin R. Means Coleman) that traces the history of Black representation in horror films — and their love for, and experiences in, the genre. black horrorhorrorhorror filmshorror moviesHorror Noire

The Horror Scholar Journal Volume 1

Horror Scholar Journal Vol. 1 is the brainchild of Celia Abate, a journalist who wanted a space for media academics to post their works. Not satisfied with the traditional, mainstream methods of getting her work to the masses and seeing other writers face rejection despite the quality of their work, she set out to make…

The Trouble with the Movie MA

I never finished watching The Help. This wasn’t due to trying, it was mostly out of frustration and exhaustion. I hate the “noble negro” archetype used in the film, one of black people putting aside their personal wellbeing and happiness for the benefit of a white person. When one of the characters declines payment for…