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Ryan Murphy’s FEUD and the Resurrection of Hagsploitation Horror

With the FX series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN, AMERICAN HORROR STORY creator Ryan Murphy’s pathological adherence to cult affiliations continues with his immersive, semi-biographical exhumation of two of the most iconic figures in the narrative history of cinema — Joan Crawford and Bette Davis — and in the process resurrects a brief and bygone cinematic […]


Check Out the Creepy New Horror Short Film HAG! is excited to debut the newest horror short from the very talented Erik Gardner. His new film, HAG, was inspired by a true story. Gardner states “HAG was actually conceived as a result of  living with an ex girlfriend of mine. There were some instances of sleepwalking that stirred my creative mind. So, after we broke apart I […]


Revisiting the Bizarre “Hollywood Hag” Genre

A salient line of dialogue from the rarely-mentioned 1996 comedy film THE FIRST WIVES CLUB really pinpointed the way women are treated by the Hollywood machine. In the film, Goldie Hawn — 50 at the time — plays an actress who finds that she is aging out of certain roles, and laments that Hollywood tends […]