Tag Archives: Revenge Horror

‘Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts’: A Tale of Self-Preservation Movie Review

We all know the standard tale of vengeance that Meir Zarchi’s 1978 film, I Spit on Your Grave, perfected. The protagonist, typically female, becomes a victim of sexual assault and seeks justice where the legal system falls short. More recently, other gems such as Leah McKendrick’s M.F.A. have used this story …

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Killing Joan (2018): A Dark Brooding Tale of Vengeance

Nothing spurs on vengeance from beyond the grave quite like being murdered in cold blood. We have seen such similar concepts of death and near death-driven revenge tales explored in classics such as the 1997 live action, onscreen adaptation of Spawn and Quentin Tarantino’s smash hit from 2003, Kill Bill. However, …

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