Bad Girls We Love: Barb from Black Christmas

When it comes to bad girls of horror, none are badder than Barb from the original, and still-supreme—no matter how many remakes they throw at us—Black Christmas (1974). The film is legendary, and so is Margot Kidder’s performance as the wisecracking, frequently intoxicated sorority sister Barb. It's filled with outstanding performances, including Olivia Hussey as … Continue reading Bad Girls We Love: Barb from Black Christmas

Blood Rage: It’s Not Cranberry Sauce!

Here in the States it's time to celebrate that colonialist fantasy holiday known as Thanksgiving. Appropriately, I'd like to offer some recommended viewing for you. Ya know, when you're not stuffing your face with turkey, carbs, and pie. Blood Rage (1987) has become a beloved cult classic in recent years, since it started showing up … Continue reading Blood Rage: It’s Not Cranberry Sauce!

Bad Girls We Love: Wendy from Prom Night

There have been plenty of bad girls we secretly/not-so-secretly like throughout the history of horror cinema. Chris Hargensen in Carrie (1976), with her potty mouth, irrational hatred for Carrie White, and the god damn bucket of pig's blood, is probably the gold standard, and rightly so. As much as I absolutely love Nancy Allen's performance, … Continue reading Bad Girls We Love: Wendy from Prom Night