10 Horror Movies Directed by Women Streaming Now

The Invitation (2015) Director: Karyn Kusama Where to watch: Netflix The Invitation chronicles a dinner party gone terribly wrong. Will (Logan Marshall-Green) accepts a dinner party invite from his ex-wife, Eden (Tammy Blanchard), and her new husband, David (Michiel Huisman). In a room full of friends reuniting, the energy becomes eerie rather than joyful when…

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Battle of the Killer Prom Nights

Remakes versus originals, old versus new, and so on. Hollywood loves to remake its beloved classics, more notably, their horror classics. Franchises like Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Friday the 13th have been rebooted numerous times. With so many redo’s and re-adaptations, arguments circle around which is better: the original or the remake. Though many would argue the original, this is not always the case. Some remakes score farther and higher than their predecessors, so we want to look at some remade classics to determine which is the superior.

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Women in Horror: Jenni and Jacinda's Top 2019 Horror Releases

2019 saw a release of over 30 horror films ranging in all themes and popularity. Our favorite horror films of 2019 cover a lot of this ground. Octavia Spencer, Rebecca Ferguson, Park So Dam, and Florence Pugh are just a few names that dominated the horror genre last year. From indies like In Fabric to blockbusters like Us, our favorites span across an array of themes and storylines.

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REVIEW: ‘Ginger Snaps’ (2000) Says that Becoming a Woman is an Undue Curse

“Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf,” the synopsis for Ginger Snaps (2000) asks. Written by Karen Walton and directed by John Fawcett, Ginger Snaps delves deep into this unconventional comparison and creates a relatable anecdote that makes it a beloved horror film. Sisters, Brigitte (Emily Perkins) and Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) Fitzgerald, are proud social outcasts at their high school.

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REVIEW: ‘The Lodge’ (2020) Shows a Terrifyingly Realistic Descent into Madness

The Lodge is a psychological horror that manages to surprise and scare even horror aficionados.

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Black Women in Horror: Breaking Down Stereotypes for an Empowering, Diverse Future

With the increasing space women occupy in horror, how much of that is going to black women and their talent?

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REVIEW: ‘Horse Girl’ (2020) Leaves Behind a Craving for More

Horse Girl had a lot of potential, but ended up feeling like a strong concept and creative visuals strung together without deeper meaning. The ambiguous ending leaves behind a craving for something more.

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Eve’s Bayou (1997) is a Timeless Southern Gothic That Gives a Platform for Black Women

Southern Gothic is a sub-genre of fiction that takes place in the American South and that focuses on “grotesque themes”, “damaged, and delusional characters,” with hints of darkness and the supernatural. It also acts as the over-arching theme of Eve’s Bayou (1997), which looks into the façade of an African-American family, living deep in the…

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REVIEW: ‘Gretel & Hansel’ (2020) is a story about female power and witchcraft

In a sea of reboots, sequels, and reiterations, Gretel & Hansel (2020) is a refreshingly dark film that feels new and exciting despite the centuries-old story.

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Lin Shaye, ‘The Godmother of Horror’

Shaye has come a long way from being a nameless teacher in one of her first horror roles.

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