31 Days of Halloween, Day 14 — The Descent

When it comes to interesting roles for women in horror movies, it’s slim pickings. If they are the leading characters, it’s because they’re the target of a male gaze gone terribly wrong (stalking, haunting, hunting), or they’re on a revenge mission, usually because of rape. The standard depictions tend to run the gamut of heaving bosoms, see-through tank tops, and loud, rapid breathing. For a while, I had to resign myself to wading through some dismal and problematic stuff in order to enjoy a horror film. Until I watched The Descent, a movie that not only passes the Bechdel Test but practically breaks it. Read More 31 Days of Halloween, Day 14 — The Descent

The Most Intriguing Women in Horror Movies

In the spirit of Halloween, I’ve compiled a list of the female characters in horror movies that I find most intriguing. I’m sure I’m leaving a lot of great characters out, so please leave your favorites in the comments! Read More The Most Intriguing Women in Horror Movies