Posts Tagged "women in horror recognition month"

Fri, 26 February 2010 SFX responds: a long post

After a prompt from a friend I wrote to SFX on Sunday regarding my concerns about its Horror edition. Here is my email:
To whom it may concern,
I purchased the horror edition of SFX magazine at the weekend since I’m a fan of horror literature and media, and also write in the genre.
I was surprised at [...]

Sun, 21 February 2010 SFX forgets women in horror

It’s ironic that during Women in Horror Recognition Month I have to draw attention yet again to another major publication that has a blind spot when it comes to women in horror.
Five months ago I was irked when the British Fantasy Society published a collection of interviews of horror writers that omitted women. A minor [...]

Tue, 09 February 2010 die die die die die die

Continuing the topic of Women in Horror Recognition Month, I want to pivot the lens towards a fantastic little animated short film called “Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty”, which was written by Kathleen O’Rourke and directed by Nicky Phelan. O’Rourke also provides the voice acting for Granny O’Grimm herself.
The piece is delightfully animated, switching from 3D [...]

Mon, 08 February 2010 monstrous women are rarely rewarded

I’ve been meaning to write something for Women in Horror Recognition Month, which is a campaign to promote women who work within the horror genre during the month of February.
I’m going to look at two films that I think deserve some attention and discussion: Ginger Snaps (2000) and Jennifer’s Body (2009). These two films serve [...]

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