Tag Archives: women and horror

Kier-La Janisse on House of Psychotic Women

Hardback cover of House of Psychotic Women

audio Montreal-based writer Kier-La Janisse, who is also programmer for the SF Indie Film Festival, director of the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies and web director of Fangoria Magazine, talks to Virginie S&#233lavy about her latest book, House of Psychotic Women (FAB Press), an autobiographical study of female madness in horror and exploitation films.

First broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM on Friday 19 April 2013.

American Mary: A feminist horror film?

American Mary

audio Writer and director Jennifer Eiss, and freelance journalist and co-founder of The Duke Mitchell Film Club Evrim Ersoy, talk to Virginie Sélavy about Jen and Sylvia Soska’s provocative, gruesome and stylish American Mary, discussing among other things the Soska twins’ description of their film as ‘feminist horror’, the hype surrounding them, and Katharine Isabelle’s performance as the disenchanted psychotic surgeon at the centre of the film.

First broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM on Friday 18 January 2013.