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Backtalk: Trump's Terribleness and Feminist Horror Films

A true Halloween horror show! We discuss the horrors of Donald Trump and how traumatic it is for many women to read every day about news of his history of sexual assault and harassment. Then, we talk with resident horror film buff Dahlia Grossman-Heinze about recommendations from our... Read more »

Blood on the Tracks: Gender and Violence in "The Girl on the Train"

The Girl on the Train explores a world of trauma and violence in the lives of three rich, white women.  Read more »

"The Purge" is a Late-Capitalist Fever Dream

In the horror film series, Americans are keenly aware of their capacity of violence.  Read more »

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 »

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The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

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