Saturday, August 26, 2006

Terrifying truths here

3 Comments:

At 9:27 PM, Blogger Michelle said...

That is very interesting, and should be pointed out more often. One thing that has bothered me for about 20 years now is how horror films portray naked/dead/hurt girls, thus linking violence and sex together. I don't watch these films anymore, but I would be surprised if things have changed.

 
At 9:01 PM, Blogger Shell said...

Oh, I absolutely agree. Jackson Katz talks about that very thing in his Tough Guise video.

 
At 9:20 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, better yet. Look at Carol Clover's very smart examination of horror movies: Men, Women & Chain Saws. The title sounds glib but her treatment is very serious. I loved it. One of my favorite books on media criticism.

 

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