Category: Women in Horror

10 Best Horror Movie Anthologies That Feature Women Directors

Anthology horror is definitely having a moment right now.


Check Out The Teaser Trailer And New Poster For Karyn Kusama’s, The Invitation

We’re RSVPing “Hell Yes” to this one. By: Rachel Shatto As an unabashed fan of Jennifer’s Body, I’ve been dying to see what director Karyn Kusama would do next—and good news, it looks INTENSE!…


10 Best Female-Directed Streaming Horror Movies on Amazon Prime

With women behind the lens, these films are prime spooky viewing indeed! By: Rachel Shatto Love women-created horror and instant gratification? Yeah, us too, and we’ve got you covered with our list of lady-directed horror movies streaming for free (if you have a subscription) on Amazon Prime. Some of these films are fan favorites and…


New On VOD: Southbound

A New Horror Anthology With A Woman-Directed Segment? Count Us In! By: Rachel Shatto   Southbound, a new horror anthology from the folks behind V/H/S, has hit VOD today. So why are we so excited about it?…


10 Best Streaming Horror Movies on Netflix by Female Directors

Ring in this year’s Women In Horror month by putting some lady-helmed films in your eyeballs. By: Rachel Shatto For the last seven years, the month of February has come to hold a very special place in the hearts of female horror fans, thanks to the founding of The Women in Horror Month—or, as well…


Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast Episode 27: Soska Sisters Spotlight

Happy Women In Horror Month! To celebrate this joyous time of year we are taking a close look at the works of Jen and Sylvia Soska with reviews of Dead Hooker in a Trunk and American Mary. In this episode we talk forcible castration, voluntary female circumcision, body modification, goat love and magically healing arms—and…


Sexism in Film Industry: The Hunger Games Edition

The shortlist of directors for Catching Fire has been leaked and its a dude-oploy. By: Rachel Shatto So it’s official, Gary Ross has dropped out of the Hunger Games sequel. So now harried Lionsgate studio execs have begun scouring the globe for the next director to pick up the dystopian mantle for Catching Fire. Well…


The Walking Dead Season 2 Trailer, Wow! With Reservations.

While people have their gripes about the first season of The Walking Dead, some justified (the female characters get short shrift) and some not so fair (it’s boring and derivative) the overwhelming response from horror fans has been: BRING IT ON. Needless to say, you can count me amongst those who are chomping at the…


15 Female F*** Yeah Moments in Horror (and Horror Adjacent Genres)

By Zombie Grrl This summer’s box office line up looks promising for women in film of the ass-kicking variety. From Michelle Rodriguez in the Machete trailer (looking how she always has in my fantasies) decked out in heavy artillery, leather and an eye patch, to the next chapter in the Resident Evil series, which is…


Diabolical Dames: Neve Campbell

By Ariel Messman-Rucker Canadian native Neve Cambell rocketed to stardom by playing angsty teen Julia Salinger on Party of Five starting in 1994, but she first landed on horror fans radar two years later with her role in 1996’s The Craft—the so bad it’s good—film about a group of high school outcasts turned revenge-seeking witches….