Female Phantoms

“In any case, ghosts are unusual among movie monsters in that they’re more often female than male, perhaps because their origins lie in the Gothic romantic tradition, which so often features haunted houses, madwomen in the attic and sinister nocturnal goings-on. It’s a particularly female branch of the horror genre, but appeals to male viewers as much as to female ones since it subverts the conventional view of woman as a passive, obedient creature and supposes that the angry, violent, retributive urges suppressed in life may emerge after death in twisted malevolent form.” – The Guardian

Time’s Up

Violence against women has unfortunately become the everyday reality of our country. We have grown used to the crimes, as they are often politicised. We all are aware that the patriarchal mindset is very much prevalent everywhere in our country and we tend to ignore the sexist comments we hear on a daily basis. It’s time we stop being okay with it.