Horror Part 2 – Final Girl Problems

Snip20180129_3Welcome to the twilight zone – this is not a drill – men and (black, blonde or promiscuous) women are dying! This is Part 2 of a two-parter (Please SUBSCRIBE to the feed and go back to listen to Part 1 first) devoted to the creepiest of genres.

We start by researching where the Final Girl trope came from and the good and (mostly) bad things that it says about male filmmakers and female horror stars.

Then we discuss how Scream changed the horror landscape for the better and whether failing the Bechdel Test might be ok if you’re Clarice Starling or Annie Wilkes.

Plus there’s good news in the shape of It Follows.

Listen here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s