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The Moth Diaries: Subverting The Role Of The Lesbian Vampire

To celebrate Pride month, Bruna is taking an academic look into how homosexuality is portrayed in horror. In this, her third article on the subject, she takes a look at 2011’s The Moth Diaries, and how it explores the intensity … Continue reading

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Switchblade Romance: relying on dangerous tropes

To celebrate Pride month, Bruna is taking an academic look into how homosexuality is portrayed in horror. In this, her second article on the subject, she explores whether any representation, is good representation? By watching Alexandre Aja’s 2003 feature Switchblade … Continue reading

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Cat People (1942): Exploring Lesbianism Through the Otherness

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In 1942, during the height of monster horror films, Cat People was born. Directed by Jacques Tourneur and produced by Val Lewton, this feature follows the story of Irena Dubrovna (Simone Simon), a Serbian immigrant living in New York City. … Continue reading

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The Future of Horror: Returning to the Past?

Throwback films are nothing new to the genre of horror, but as technology advances, it can be assumed that we will be seeing even more of these films being released in the coming years. The ever-popular Stranger Things is an … Continue reading

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Remembering: Alfred Hitchcock

It’s a universal truth that Alfred Hitchcock is probably the most influential filmmaker in the history of cinema. I absolutely adore his films which, despite how old they are, have never dated. They’re a time capsule of brilliant cinematography. Early … Continue reading

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