Motherhood & Monsters in Under The Shadow

Time to get spooky! My halloween treat this year was to watch Under the Shadow (Babak Anvari, 2016) and I was NOT disappointed. Terrified yes, but not disappointed. Read my analysis of Under the Shadow’s interrogation of motherhood and monsters over at Bitch Flicks, for their Women in Horror Theme Week!

 

 

 

Dana Scully: Femininity, Otherness and The Ultimate X-File

Originally posted at Bitch Flicks as part of their Women in Science theme week!

Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) is my ultimate icon. She’s intelligent, cool-headed, and super sassy. She also has the best job in the world which usually involves traipsing miserably after her alien-obsessed FBI partner Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) in a bid to prove the existence of extraterrestrials to the United States government. Yeah… and I thought my job sounded stressful…

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