Werewolf – The Beast Among Us is the latest incarnation of monster movie, brought to you by Universal studios, the studio behind the legacy of werewolf movies from The Wolf Man, American Werewolf in London and most recently The Wolfman.
Vampires and vampire hunters go hand in hand like a steak and a beating heart or a neck and some tooth marks. Over the years cinema has celebrated Dracula in many forms but what of Van Helsing and the other bat hunting bad asses who take down the vamps with garlic and a witty one liner?
Women are regularly typecast in horror. Often they are chosen for their looks and their character is purely eye candy, attracting the gaze of the male audience and squealing on command. Also, more often than not the woman is the victim, being endlessly pursued by a predator of some sort.
I don’t know about you, but all I ever hear about horror is the negative stuff. “It made a man pass out”, “It made a woman go crazy”, “It made a teenager massacre his family” etc. But we thought it would be refreshing to look at the benefits of horror and specifically, we wanted to more »