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Festival showcases horror films that were directed, written, and/or produced by women and non-binary filmmakers. The post Berlin! Final Girls Festival Celebrates Female Filmmakers appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

There are few genres as enduringly popular — and profitable — as the horror flick. Superheroes and disaster movies and spy actioners and movies based on a holiday featuring Julia Roberts as part of an ensemble cast come and go, but since the silent era, people have consistently liked to go to the movies to have the shit scared out of them. We’ve been in something of a boom time in the genre in recent years, with all kinds of exciting filmmakers emerging around the world, and last year alone saw films as diverse as “The Witch,” “The Conjuring 2,” “Don’t Breathe,” “Lights Out” and “Under The Shadow” prove to be big hits. Continue reading The 20 Most Exciting Horror Films Coming In 2017 at The Playlist.

Horror anthologies are not so uncommon, but “XX” is bringing a simple, yet intriguing twist: every entry in the upcoming horror offering is directed by a woman. Particularly in a genre where women are on the receiving end of terror, rather than making it happen from behind the camera, this is a nice reversal, and the first trailer promises terror. Helmed by Annie Clark (aka musician St. Continue reading St. Vincent, Karyn Kusama & More Deliver Terror In First Trailer For Horror Anthology ‘XX’ at The Playlist.