The Journey of Analyzing Terror, On and Offscreen: on Monsters, Law, Crime

On a critical examination of how the “monstrous” is constructed by various societies or social milieu. Study of horror and the monstrous onscreen has taken many routes, from the philosophical, the psychoanalytic, and beyond. Recent volumes like The Monster Theory Reader and Robin Wood on the Horror Film (the late […]

That’s Why I Don’t Own the World: Hollywood’s Hard Luck Ladies

Rita Johnson (with Ray Milland) in The Big Clock (John Farrow, 1948) A Book Review by Zoe Kurland. With meticulous details gathered from an impressive variety of sources, Hollywood’s Hard Luck Ladies implies that, regardless of luck, Hollywood was (and is) quite unkind to women, especially those who attempt to […]