During the painful decades of McCarthy-era persecution, queer-coded monsters were a campy yet quiet reminder that LGBT+ moviegoers weren’t alone.
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It’s still a constitutionally protected right for now but how much is an abortion really? For 40 million people, it’s already costly and hard to access.
Women in film, especially behind the camera, are a rarity in Hollywood today. But that wasn’t always the case.
As the devoted yet deranged mother to Friday the 13th’s Jason, Pamela Voorhees is Grendel’s mother from Beowulf reborn.
We’re taught that we have five senses, but it might be closer to 15-30. Here are some of the senses you may not even realize your somatosensory cortex is using.
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Despite strict censorship and a general social attitude of intolerance, LGBT+ filmmakers have always found creative ways to use horror to tell their stories.