Why I am a Horror Movie Fan

1. Horror is like Ancient Tragedy

(n.b.: I am a classical scholar)


2. Horror is interesting for Feminists

(n.b.: I am a feminist)

For a start, see these books, both of which I have reviewed or written about:

And see my introduction to the film series curated for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 1992, Fatal Subtraction: Three Decades of Women in Horror, 1960-1990.

3. Some people just like horror movies.

(n.b.: I am one of them.)

My favorites:

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