The ugly, racist truth of horror films is that most Black characters die. But not all. Some defy a bigoted genre and refuse to die.
Can Evrenol’s weird, campy gorefests are the distraction we need right now. Hide from the pandemic with films evocative of the atmospheric fun of the 90s.
What’s grotesque on the inside usually comes out (or off) in a Twisted Twins flick such as Rabid.. That’s because superficial standards of feminine beauty, threats of sexual violence, and other exterior demands of a patriarchal system distort women’s interior lives. Men make women ugly on the inside. And ugliness will come out, often angrily. The slit, pierced, amputated, and mangled are thus the realest things about these movies. They provide tangible, gory evidence of women’s rage.
Ginger Snaps turns twenty this year. Let’s celebrate the cult favorite that broke all the male-centered rules of 80s and 90s werewolf movies.
Tito is very, very afraid. Grace Glowicki’s daring gothic horror flick Tito premiered at the Final Girls Berlin Film Fesitval on February 9, 2020.
Love comes in many bizarre and macabre forms. Check out the seven shorts of the Bad Romance sequence at the Final Girls Berlin Festival.