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Add ‘Black Christmas’ to Your Watchlist This Holiday Season

With Christmas fast approaching, and on the anniversary of the release of Black Christmas, today is the perfect day to look back on the career of filmmaker Sophia Takal and add Black Christmas to your holiday watch list. 

Sophia Takal is an American filmmaker and actor known for her fresh and compelling performances, and for her feminist perspective on many film genres, but especially horror.read more.

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‘Bottoms’ Lets Queer Girls Be Mean and It’s Awesome; Why Do I Care?

Bottoms (raunchy, gory, and R-rated-ly glorious) is not what I expected. I knew I had to write about it as soon as I saw the trailer for a teen comedy about two queer high schoolers who start an after-school fight club for girls. I had a plan: I would watch a list of iconic high school movies from the last 30-ish years (about as long as I’ve been alive) to clock what’s changed and what hasn’t.read more.

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