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film: 11 scary films directed by women



American Psycho [2000]
directed by: Mary Harron

in her skin

In Her Skin [2009]
written and directed by: Simone North


Jennifer’s Body [2009]
directed by: Karyn Kusama
written by: Diablo Cody


Pet Sematary [1989]
directed by: Mary Lambert


Office Killer [1997]
directed by: Cindy Sherman

mirror mirror

Mirror Mirror [1990]
directed by: Marina Sargenti


A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night [2014]
directed by: Ana Lily Amirpour


Carrie [2013]
directed by: Kimberly Peirce


The Babadook [2014]
directed by: Jennifer Kent


Soulmate [2013]
written and directed by: Axelle Carolyn


The Countess [2009]
written and directed by: Julie Delpy

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BOOKS: Halloween Reading Suggestions

The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
–sure to give you plenty of nightmares and make you think twice the next time you walk into a cellar

The Water’s Lovely by Ruth Rendell
–popular British mystery author. psychological. will give you chills.

Asylum by Patrick McGrath
–gothic creepy. who doesn’t like to read about insane asylums for the “incurable”?

Stiff by Mary Roach
–non-fiction: delves into everything you’d want to know (and some things you might not) related to dead bodies

Ghost Stories by Edith Wharton
–did you know that The Mount, her mansion in The Berkshires, is haunted?

The Woods by Harlan Coben
–they’re alive!

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
–kids turn downright nasty when left to make their own rules & form their own “society” on an island

The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark
–I don’t want to give anything away but it’s riveting, powerful and haunting

Death Dance by Linda Fairstein
–Not only a superb, page-turner but a detailed behind-the-scenes of both the Metropolitan Opera House and the Royal Ballet.

A Darker Shade of Crimson by Pamela Thomas-Graham
–a mystery that takes place at Harvard which focuses on racial, social, and political issues of the Ivy League school

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