The Devil to Make Her Do It: THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER & Depictions of Satan and Women in Horror (Originally published for Bloody-Disgusting.com)

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The original article can be found at Bloody-Digusting.com.

This article contains spoilers.

For as far back as the genre’s inception, horror has been pinning its protagonists against the biggest baddy, seducer of sin, and purveyor of evil within existence: Satan. Whether he’s looking to claim an earthly human body or he’s manipulating characters into doing his “work,” horror has been fascinated with the Devil for decades— but especially in regards to his relationships with women and female characters.

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Pet Sematary 2019 Review: This film is stonier than a man’s heart.

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Pet Sematary (2019) may not have blown my mind, but 5/5 for Church the cat. (Paramount Pictures)

If you read my 30th Anniversary Pet Sematary review, you know that Mary Lambert’s 1989 film adaption of Stephen King’s beloved novel is quite dear to me.  One of the first horror movie experiences I ever had, Pet Sematary unnerved and gutted me for years with its tragic portrayal of a family that just could not accept its fate.  Now 30 years later, Starry Eyes directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer have placed their own spin on this classic horror tale, and I’m feeling less than whelmed by it.

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