The attack of the women in horror

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A wave of female filmmakers is taking over our silver screens from behind the cameras to change the face of genre films, so next time you watch a bloody babe fighting for her life in a horror don't be so sure about her inevitable death.

For too long now we have watched women scream desperately and run hopelessly in horror films, but as female horror filmmakers increasingly emerge from behind the camera as writers, directors and producers, ‘final girls’ or ‘bloody babes’ are finally cheating their ever-predictable deaths with, astonishingly, no boobs in sight.

Leo Ribeiro

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