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.
Michael Walls-Kelly highlights a couple from each entry that shows how Scream treats women as more than just screeching victims.
When thinking about women in horror, the focus is on final girls or female victims. What about the iconic female monsters and what they say about the genre?
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.
Cheng Lai Sheung (played by Josie Ho) evolves from dutiful daughter to mass murderer in Ho-Cheung Pang’s film Dream Home (2010).
She watched as the boat took her further and further away from the shore, finalizing
THE TWELVE TERRORS OF CHRISTMAS As the Halloween season comes to an end, we slowly
Michael Walls-Kelly decided to compile a list of the best Canadian horror films to watch this winter.
Halloween is firmly in the rearview mirror, and the Winter Holiday spending season is firmly
Five Characters in Search of an Exit takes the idea of existentialism, the philosophy of knowing who you are, and being able to cast your acts of will, into a troubling experience for five characters.