AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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6/4/13

Black Rock Movie Review: The Horror Of Rape Culture



By Monica Castillo
Bitch Magazine

 '...So what is the horror in this horror film? Black Rock is much more complex than your average run-of-the-mill “run from danger, pretty lady” kind of movie. Instead, it’s a bro-code that terrorizes women and instead of scene after scene of blood and guts, Black Rock’s horror is muted, taking place mostly in the tense fight sequences with men twice their size. Director Aselton credit is onto something...'

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Monica Castillo writes for Bitch Magazine, Paste Magazine and DigBoston.com, and can be heard on Film Geek Radio and Cinema Fix. Monica is a member of The Women Film Critics Circle.