Maidens & Maniacs: Female Empowerment in the Slasher Genre – ScreenHub Entertainment

Since the slasher sub-genre of horror films exploded into cinemas in the late ’70s, many critics have attacked the genre as being sexist against women. Films like Halloween, Friday the 13th and others are often labelled as misogynistic morality tales that punish those living their lives freely, and only reward the so-called “good girls” with their lives. This is a tune sang by many of … Continue reading Maidens & Maniacs: Female Empowerment in the Slasher Genre – ScreenHub Entertainment

10 Underrated Slasher Villains – ScreenHub Entertainment

(WARNING: This post contains spoilers for some of the films mentioned. You’ve been warned) Slasher films remain one of the most endearing and popular genres in horror, with simple, streamlined plots, quick and dirty shoots, and a low budget aesthetic that makes them hard not to love. Like any genre in horror, one of the main selling points to a slasher is a good villain. … Continue reading 10 Underrated Slasher Villains – ScreenHub Entertainment