HORROR HAPPENS FILM SHOWCASE CELEBRATES “WOMEN IN HORROR” ON SAT FEB 14TH

Women in Horror recognition month is just around the corner and the events are popping up fast! The next installment of the Horror Happens Film Showcase will befocusing on WOMEN IN HORROR on Saturday, February 14th running 3:00 to 9:00 PM at the incredible NON-PROFIT programming center of the Camp Jefferson Theatre at 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New […]

Icons of Fright Interview with actor/writer/director Amanda Aday!

(photo credit: Collette Lash Photography www.collettelash.com) Known for her recurring role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on HBO’s CARNIVALE (amongst countless other projects), Amanda Aday has surely proven herself as much more than “Meat Loaf’s Daughter.”  An actress and writer, Aday has recently taken the leap to try her hand at directing, with her new horror […]

The Importance of Blondes in Classic Horror

“Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.”  — Alfred Hitchcock To be a person of virtue, one must possess the characteristics of being morally just and kind-hearted.  It is rather easy to determine whether or not a person is virtuous based on interactions with them, but to […]

WHY THE FINAL GIRL IS THE WORST THING FOR WOMEN IN HORROR

Whenever I discuss the problems of female representation in horror films, I’m almost immediately bombarded with cries of, “BUT WHAT ABOUT THE FINAL GIRL!?”  Ah, yes, the final girl.  By Carol J. Clover (Men, Women, & Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film)’s definition, the final girl is described as “a trope in thriller and […]

THE ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL IS INCLUDING HORROR AND COMING TO LOS ANGELES!

February 1st marks the start of Women in Horror recognition month, and this month is starting out with some incredible news.  From the announcement on the official Etheria Film Festival facebook page, Heidi Honeycutt, former Director of Programming for the Viscera Film Festival, has teamed up with fellow former Viscera Board Director Stacy Pippi Hammon […]

Viscera Film Festival Announces 2013 Lineup!!

The 2013 Viscera Film Festival announced its upcoming lineup today, and it looks to be full of some interesting short films, check out the press release below! This year’s panel of judges for the prestigious 2013 Viscera Film Festival includes Rachel Talalay (FREDDY’S DEAD: THE FINAL NIGHTMARE), Jeffrey Reddick (FINAL DESTINATION series), Amber Benson (“Buffy […]