By nature, horror movies do not typically offer very feminist portrayals. The genre has, however, introduced viewers to many interesting female characters. In this infographic, I will take a look at a number of these women and select one as the most feminist of the bunch. This does not mean that she is, overall, the... Continue Reading →


#3 How to Watch a Scary Movie (and Actually Enjoy It)

In the last few posts I’ve talked about common female tropes found in horror movies and some of my favorite female protagonists in horror, but what’s the point of all that if you don’t like scary movies? Personally, I’ve always loved the genre and have found that I don’t scare easily, but that’s not true for... Continue Reading →

#1: Female Tropes in Horror Movies

It’s not often that you hear someone say, “Hey, I’m in the mood for a really feminist film… Let’s turn on a horror movie, maybe a slasher flick!” This is probably because many horror movies employ tropes that…well…just aren’t feminist. There are many ways to tell if a work is feminist. One way is to... Continue Reading →

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