Scream 4 and Feminism ~ Happy Halloween!

Last weekend, Julio and I had a movie marathon of the Scream Trilogy (technically it’s not a trilogy anymore, but old habits die hard). I watch these movies every October and usually at some other point during the year. I love them and it was really fun to share them with Julio because, having only … Continue reading

Evil Little Girls on Film

Since I spend so much time studying the portrayal of girlhood in popular culture, it was only fitting that for Halloween I post about evil little girls*. The portrayal of little girls as the potential or real villains of scary stories is not a new phenomenon. Consider Henry James’s masterful The Turn of the Screw … Continue reading