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At Age 15, Emily DiPrimio is Already a Horror Film Director

The high schooler loves classic horror films and is now working on a project supported by Eli Roth.  Read more »

In Horror Film "The Witch," Terror Stems from Puritanical Control of Women

The film about supernatural forces holds an all-too-real horror.  Read more »

Over 25 Years, Clarice Starling's Impact on Film Heroines Still Resonates

As Silence of the Lambs marks its 25th anniversary, Clarice still stands out onscreen.  Read more »

Vampires, Psychics, and Ghosts: A Look at Queer Women in Horror

They scare your cats, make the room go cold, and sometimes try to hypnotize young innocents.  Read more »

Revolution Dog Style Now

In eerie and thrilling film White God, a lonely girl and hundreds of dogs take over the streets of Budapest.  Read more »

Five New Women-Directed Horror Films to Seek Out

In Australian horror film Inner Demon, Sarah Jeavons plays a young woman who fights to stay alive. For every woman working in the film industry, there are... Read more »

Kelly Link Discusses the Feminist Fairy Tales of Angela Carter

A reluctant vampire queen. A randy captive princess. A wolf child who finds her only friend in the mirror. You’ll find these characters and more between the unassuming French folds of the newly released edition of Angela Carter’s classic 1979 short story collection ... Read more »

The Horrors of Motherhood Creep Through "The Babadook"

It’s the boogieman no kids talk about on playdates or at birthday parties. You don’t mention it in the living room, on the porch, or by the baby’s crib. It’s the dark feeling you don’t know how to put into words, the one that keeps you up at night and haunts you during the day as a parent or... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Oh the Horror!

  Horror films are fertile ground for conversations about gender, fear, and body fluids. On this show, writer Sarah Marshall lays out her favorite underrated... Read more »

Keep an Eye Out for These Five New Women-Directed Horror and Action Films

“Those are the directors?” This question, delivered as a scoff, came from the man sitting behind me as the directors of the Etheria Film Night shorts program walked to the stage of Hollywood’s Egyptian theater for a Q&A.  Read more »

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The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

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