Category Archives: women’s lib horror

100 Feet (2008)

  This week the main topic in not just those gossipy hack mags, but the so called respectable news sources also, has been the marriage of Johnny Depp and his soon to be ex wife Amber Heard. Because there is … Continue reading

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Tomboys (2009)

In the UK a premier league football player has just been found guilty of sexual activity with a fifteen year old school girl, and is facing the prospect of up to ten years in prison. Adam Johnson, an over privileged and over … Continue reading

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Contracted (2013)

There was a time when a woman of ‘loose morals’ would be put to death, tortured, branded with a scarlet letter, shunned by her whole community or excommunicated; but nowadays we live in such free thinking, progressive times, that slut … Continue reading

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All Cheerleaders Must Die (2013)

In the USA and UK, we have a nasty culture of allowing our sporting idols and athletes a different kind of rulebook to the rest of us mere mortals. They are paid exorbitant amounts of money, showered with adoration from … Continue reading

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And Soon The Darkness … (1970/2010)

On April 14th in Nigeria, nearly 300 teenage girls from various schools in Nigeria were abducted by Islamic extremists, from where they had gathered to sit a physics exam. Loaded onto busses like cattle, they were driven away to where … Continue reading

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The Burning (1981)

Sexism is rife in the film industry and practically powers the horror game, we know this. And I’m not talking about the big Madonna/Whore stereotypes that have practically become an industry in joke by now, but the sleazy, insidious sexism … Continue reading

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Compliance (2012)

I have never done well with authority figures, mostly because I have never just accepted something at face value and have a tendency to question, and if I’m honest stamp on and smash the rubble of rules I deem to … Continue reading

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