Episode 97: Eve’s Bayou (1997)

Episode 97: Eve’s Bayou
[Corrections: Fem mistakenly refers to the film The Feast of All Saints as Amistad. To add to hir mistakes, the Jia Tolentino article Fem mentions in the closing is from The New Yorker and not The New York Times.]

Eve's BayouNOTES:

Eve’s Bayou

“Eve’s Bayou: Too Good to be a Black Film?”

Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class

“Hoodoo Ladies and High Conjurers: New Directions for an Old Archetype”

Elle

Cave Evil: War Cults

“The Case Against Contemporary Feminism”

 

Women in Horror Month, 2017 Edition

Happy Women in Horror Month! All throughout February we’ll be drawing attention to the women behind the camera who contribute to the genre and fill our lives with great art. Resist stereotypes! Take part in the agenda:

  • Share our PSA – New year, new public service announcement! Watch our 2017 tribute to women in horror.
  • Listen to our new podcast episode – Tune in on February 13 to hear Episode 97 of The Whorer Podcast. This year we’re taking up analysis of Kasi Lemmons’ southern gothic tale, Eve’s Bayou.
  • Explore our archives – Many of our episodes outside of Women in Horror Month focus on women creators. A complete list is provided below.
  • Celebrate with the entire community – See what others are doing and create your own events! Visit womeninhorrormonth.com.

American Mary | American Psycho | The Babadook | Beloved | Blood Diner | The Commune | The Countess | Felt | A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night | Ginger Snaps | Graphic Sexual Horror | A Gun for Jennifer | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows | Jennifer’s Body | Ladies of the House | The Lure | Lost Girl | Maleficent | Maskoun | The Oracle | Pet Sematary | Pet Sematary 2 | The Shining | The Slumber Party Massacre | The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears | Suspiria | Titus | Trouble Every Day | Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Episode 85: Trouble Every Day (2001)

Episode 85: Trouble Every Day

Trouble Every DayNOTES:

Trouble Every Day

“Trouble Every Day” (review)

“The ABCs of Trouble Every Day”

“Claire Denis, Under the Skin”

Episode 45: Martyrs

Films of the New French Extremity: Visceral Horror and National Identity by Alexandra West

“Is ‘Female’ Viagra Feminist?”

Feminist Gloria Steinem says young women support Bernie because they want attention from boys.

Women in Horror Month, 2016 Edition

We’ve participated in Women in Horror Month every February since this site was birthed and 2016 will be no different.

February 8 – Episode 85: Trouble Every Day (2001)
This year we’ll be discussing Claire Denis’s Trouble Every Day – an erotic horror film with lots of blood!

Until then, occupy yourself with some of the women-produced horror films we’ve discussed in the past and our 2015 PSA:

American Mary American Psycho | The Babadook | Beloved | Blood Diner | The Commune | The Countess | Felt | A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night | Ginger Snaps | A Gun for Jennifer | Jennifer’s Body | Ladies of the House | Maleficent | The Oracle | The Shining The Slumber Party Massacre | The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears | Suspiria | Titus | Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Women in Horror Month, 2015 Edition

It’s back! Celebrations abound for this year’s Women in Horror Month. Here’s how we’re participating:

February 9 – Episode 73: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
We’re hittin’ everything hot in 2014! A couple of months ago it was Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and next month it’s Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. Enjoy our interest in new horror while it lasts.

To tide you over, check out our brand new special Women in Horror Month PSA (below)! Plus these episodes from the archives focusing on women-made horror, including this month’s official pre-game episode on Julie Taymor’s Titus:

American Mary | American Psycho | The Babadook | Blood Diner & The Oracle | The Commune | The Countess | Ginger Snaps | Jennifer’s Body | Maleficent | The Shining | The Slumber Party Massacre | Titus Valerie and Her Week of Wonders