For Women in Horror Month, Executive Editor Orla Smith speaks to four women horror critics about why they love the genre and their favourite recent horror films.
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We welcome Rue Morgue executive editor Andrea Subissati; PhD Candidate Valeria Villegas Lindvall; and the Spinsters of Horror, Jessica Parant and Kelly Gredner to the podcast
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Read and listen to more from our guests for Women in Horror Month
- Andrea Subissati is the Executive Editor of Rue Morgue magazine and co-host of the Faculty of Horror podcast. She is on Twitter @necromandrea
- Valeria Villegas Lindvall is on Twitter @morenadefuego
- Jessica Parant and Kelly Gredner are the co-founders of Spinsters of Horror and co-host I Spit on Your Podcast. They are on Twitter @HorrorSpinsters
Show notes and recommended reading
- Preview or purchase our ebook Beyond Empowertainment: Feminist Horror and the Struggle for Female Agency, featuring 28 chapters of interviews and essays.
- Jessica and Kelly contributed to our critic’s survey of “what does ‘feminist horror’ mean to you?”
- Read Mary Angela Rowe’s excerpt of her Beyond Empowertainment essay on Julia Ducournau’s Raw
- Read Seventh Row’s 50 favourite films of the decade, which as mentioned on the episode included Rhymes for Young Ghouls, as well as Unsane, Raw, and Personal Shopper
- The theme music this week is Jim William’s Main Title Theme from Raw
- Orla’s interviews with Andrea and Valeria were recorded on location at Final Girls Berlin Film Festival.
- Read about Lupita Nyong’o’s performance in Us
- Read about Isabelle Adjani’s performance in Possession