Stoker

Violent Women: The Roundup

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‘Stoker’–Family Secrets, Frozen Bodies, and Female Orgasms

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Her uncle’s imposing presence has awakened in her at the same time a lust for bloodshed and an intense sexual desire, and she promptly begins to experiment and seek out means with which to satisfy both.

Representations of Female Sexual Desire: The Roundup

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‘Stoker’: Love, Longing, Desire, and Acceptance

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In addition to telling a great story, ‘Stoker’ also shows an open and often eerie portrayal of female sexual desire, longing, perception of love and acceptance of one’s self as an autonomous sexual being. The film doesn’t shy away from pure desire and want as justifiable means to actions.

The Ten Most-Read Posts from May 2013

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‘Stoker’ and the Feminist Female Serial Killer

Move poster for Stoker Written by Amanda Rodriguez Spoiler Alert (Read my fellow Bitch Flicks writer, Stephanie Roger’s, review of Stoker here.) The first time you watch Stoker, it’s something of a perplexing experience because the narrative is such a genre-bender. I spent at least half the movie wondering what kind of movie I was […]

The Ten Most-Read Posts from March 2013

Did you miss these popular posts on Bitch Flicks? If so, here’s your chance to catch up. “Stoker: The Creepiest Coming-of-Age Tale I’ve Ever Seen” by Stephanie Rogers “Shut Up and Sing: The Dixie Chicks Controversy Ten Years Later” by Kerri French “Clueless: Way Existential” by Robin Hitchcock “Female Empowerment, a Critique of Patriarchy … Is […]

‘Stoker’: The Creepiest Coming-of-Age Tale I’ve Ever Seen

Stoker movie poster Written by Stephanie Rogers. If I were asked to describe my reaction to Stoker using an acronym, I’d go with “WTF,” although I definitely experienced some “OMG” and “STFU” moments here and there. By the end, I could hear myself mentally reviewing the film and toying with the idea of titling this […]