Category Archives: the psyche of the revenge film

Bloody Reunion

(This is part of Lois’┬áThe Psyche of the Revenge Film review series.) Without waxing sentimental, let’s acknowledge that teachers have a long term impact on our upbringing and adult character. Sometimes, though, horrible people can hold such positions of authority … Continue reading

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The Betrayal of Women in Bedevilled

Before I start, you need to know this about Bedevilled, aside from massive trigger warnings of violence, sexual assault, betrayal (you name it): this movie is a gutwrencher. The first half of the movie sets the stage with cruel and … Continue reading

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The Virgin’s Revenge and Moral Dichotomy in Arang

Arang (2006) Directed by Ahn Sang-hoon TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of rape and traumatic pregnancy. Arang was the first horror movie where I rooted for the ghost. Certainly, it was the first ghost flick that really showed me what a good … Continue reading

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The Psyche of the Revenge Film: A Series by Lois Payne

Here’s a bit of trivia about yours truly: my Netflix queue is stocked with revenge and horror films. There’s nothing quite as cathartic at the end of a bad day like retreating into my room and watching a movie where … Continue reading

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