Posts Tagged ‘body horror’


Illustration by Kelsey Wroten for Bitch Media. The image is an illustration of a women with bobbed hair and a defiant expression holding up a hand as her arms and torso crumble away.

Body horror is my least favorite genre of horror films, but I love this article from Bitch Media (available online and in the “Blood and Guts” issue): “A New Wave of Body-Horror Films Focuses On Women” by Tammy Oler, who writes about eight films from the 2010s that use “the subgenre to explore harrowing relationships between women and their bodies, confronting us with the grim reality that our ideas of body image may be more fraught than ever.”



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