Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. As February is Women in Horror Month, Must Read Horror will be shining a light on the must-read articles by or about women in the genre. Without further ado:
- Bloody Disgusting begin their new ‘Through Her Eyes’ column by taking a deep dive into 2018’s Revenge
- CTV News feature a study in Finland on the effects watching horror movies has on brain function
- Dead Head Reviews’ female team members reveal how they found their way into horror
- Diabolique Magazine feature a trio of female authors from the Undertow Publications stable on their recent releases
- The Ladies of Horror Fiction have a great article introducing Women in Horror month
Bloody Disgusting begin their new ‘Through Her Eyes’ column by taking a deep dive into 2018’s Revenge
[Spoilers] For the first article in her new series, ‘Through Her Eyes,’ Bloody Disgusting’s Mary Beth McAndrews takes an in-depth look at the Coralie Fargeat-directed Revenge, the 2018 movie that attempted to present the rape-revenge trope as one that spoke to female power and address it to a contemporary audience.
Christy Somos, writing for CTV News, presents the findings of a study by the University of Turku, Finland, which mapped brain activity during the watching of horror movies. Some of the results are surprising, but also make a great deal of suspense.
The female members of the Dead Head Reviews team, Elle Turpitt, Laurel Hightower, Becca Futrell, Regi Caldart and Ellen Avigliano, explain how they found their different paths into horror, with some great stories.
Diabolique Magazine feature a trio of female authors from the Undertow Publications stable on their recent releases
Neil Snowden at Diabolique Magazine, conducts an interview with authors Priya Sharma, Laura Mauro and Georgina Bruce on their Undertow Publications releases and more.
The Ladies of Horror Fiction kick off their coverage of Women in Horror month with a great introduction to the event, explaining what you can do to get involved or simply to support horror projects by people who identify as women, as well as previewing the exciting content they will be running throughout February.
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