WOMEN IN HORROR SHOWCASE: ‘White Roses’ by Lisset Mendoza
Women Film-makers

WOMEN IN HORROR SHOWCASE: ‘White Roses’ by Lisset Mendoza

Women in Horror Month aims to showcase and carve out a space for women in the horror genre. Whether this be behind the scenes, writing, directing, producing or on-screen badass-ery. A true celebration of everything bloody and brilliant. During the month of February, here at Screenqueens we’re going to be showing off masses of female … Continue reading

Monstrous Creators and Exploited Creatures: Ex Machina and Frankenstein
Feminist Criticism

Monstrous Creators and Exploited Creatures: Ex Machina and Frankenstein

Artwork by Chloe Leeson Ex Machina is one of the greatest films in recent history and addition to the sci-fi genre, One could examine the myriad of philosophical questions the film poses, but I want to examine the film’s parallels and distinctions from the great horror classic Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The most obvious tie is … Continue reading

How two of 2015’s biggest films challenged notions of authority and the accessibility of information
Anything and Everything

How two of 2015’s biggest films challenged notions of authority and the accessibility of information

Artwork by Chloe Leeson “When you’re a poor kid from a poor family and a priest pays attention to you, it’s a big deal. How do you say no to God?” “Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry.” Sometimes there are stories which have to be told. ‘Spotlight’ and ‘The Big Short’, … Continue reading