Anthony Comella

Anthony Comella
Welding feminist theory with horror film criticism, Anthony seeks to help empower women's voices... all the better to scream louder with!

Frozen | Review


"Frozen" tries really hard to present two strong, independent female characters and I respect that. But I still couldn’t bring myself to love this movie even though I wanted to.

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Grabbers │Review


'Grabbers' is a fun and likable comedy-horror/sci-fi hybrid that fans of this genre in general, and Shaun of the Dead in particular, will definitely appreciate.

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The Conjuring

The Conjuring Vera Farmiga

'The Conjuring' has everything that I look for when going into a horror film – relatable characters, strong writing, a balance between the male and female lead and a suspenseful atmosphere that lasts the entire film.

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Deadbeat: Makes You Stronger – Review


Overall, 'Deadbeat: Makes You Stronger' is a successful novel in both its plot and narrative structure. I look forward to reading more from Guy Adams and recommend this to any reader who enjoys horror, dark humor and crime fiction, especially when they're all mixed together.

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Evil Dead – Review

evil dead remake

I'll give the remake of 'Evil Dead' this much: it sure was pretty, visually. However, this incarnation lacks female strength and focuses instead on how vulnerable and weak women are.

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Oz: The Great and Powerful – Review

Oz Witch

A step forward from 2010’s Alice in Wonderland, Oz: The Great and Powerful is able to mix beautiful cinematography with a well-constructed story and well-developed characters. Where Alice failed, Oz comes on strong and is an example of what Disney should continue to do if the company decides to continually remake the classic …

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Grrrl Power: Why Female Superheroes Matter

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Within superhero mythology there exists room for women to exhibit just as much power as men and be celebrated as well. Whether it’s Buffy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Raven from Teen Titans, female superheroes are able to hold their own against powerful male (and female) super villains that threaten the world they vow to protect.

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