horror

Backtalk: We Don’t Need to be Civil to Inhumane People

This week, Dahlia and Amy survived another week where hell is empty and all the devils are here on earth. It’s been a couple weeks of horrifying news and the last thing we need to hear is how progressive folks need to be civil to the inhumane Right. It feels the the least possible harm that Stephen... Read more »

Sentimental Miseducation: Alice Bolin Deconstructs the Dead Girl Narrative

From Nicole Brown Simpson to JonBenét Ramsey, Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars, the Dead Girl trope has haunted American media and pop culture decade after decade. Read more »

Predictable Subtext: “Scream 3” Foreshadowed Hollywood's #MeToo Moment

The critically-panned slasher film is a scathing indictment of how women are treated in Hollywood. Read more »

The Final Girl Is Still as White as Ever

A Final Girl’s whiteness is unchangeable. Read more »

Digging into Horror's "Final Girl" Trope

A teen girl waits inside a creepy, empty house with a knife. She knows the killer is outside and she knows he’s coming to kill her next. Read more »

Get Out: 9 Black Horror Classics That Will Keep You Up At Night

Get Out isn’t an anomaly. Read more »

20 Terrific Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

To put together the ultimate horror movie recommendations, we asked the Bitch community for your favorite horror films. You did not disappoint. Read more »

Life After Transformation: “iZombie” Teaches Us How to Show Up for Trauma Survivors

The show begins with the trauma of the zombie transformation. Read more »

In Most Films About Demonic Possession, Women are Simply Vessels

Can we finally outgrow the whole teen-girl-possessed-by-the-devil trope? Read more »

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The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »