"Misery" always pops to mind when I think of scary women.
"Mommy Dearest" plants one foot firmly into reality if you think that might
make a good topic.
>From: "Pizzato, Mark" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Violent Screen Women
>Date: Tue, Nov 19, 2002, 1:51 PM
> I'm teaching a spring course on "Violent Screen Women." Here are the films
> I have used in teaching this course before (or plan to add), but I'm looking
> for others that any of you might recommend as insightful or significant.
> Also, does anyone know if THE BROOD is available on VHS/DVD in the United
> States? It's only available in Britain according to IMDB.com.
> Psycho [videorecording] / dir. Alfred Hitchcock
> Alien [videorecording] / dir. Ridley Scott
> Aliens [videorecording] / directed by James Cameron.
> Alien3 [videorecording] / a film by David Fincher.
> Alien resurrection [videorecording] /directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
> Beloved, dir Jonathan Demme
> The exorcist [videorecording] /Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin
> The Hunger [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by Tony Scott.
> Carrie [videorecording] / United Artists ; directed by Brian De Palma.
> I spit on your grave [videorecording] / Cinemagic Pictures, directed by Meir
> Sisters (De Palma, 1973)
> The Silence of the lambs [videorecording]
> Interview with a Vampire
> Bram Stoker's Dracula [videorecording] / directed by Francis Ford Coppola
> Thelma and Louise
> Fatal attraction [videorecording]
> Basic instinct [videorecording] : directed byPaul Verhoeven.
> Terminator 2 [videorecording] : judgment day / directed by James Cameron
> Death And The Maiden / [Videorecording] Roman Polanski
> WITCHES OF EASTWICK, dir. George Miller (1987)
> BLUE STEEL (1990, dir. Kathryn Bigelow)
> MORTAL THOUGHTS (1991, dir. Alan Rudolph)
> BLACK WIDOW (1986, dir. Bob Rafelson)
> DEATH BECOMES HER (1992, dir. Zemeckis)
> Diabolique (Les diaboliques), 1955. Director, Henri-Georges Clouzot
> Diabolique [videorecording] / Directed by Jeremiah Chechik.
> CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, dir. Ang Lee (2000)
> HEAVENLY CREATURES, dir. Peter Jackson (1994)
> HEATHERS, dir. Michael Lehmann (1989)
> THE STEPFATHER, dir. Joseph Ruben (1987)
> Extremities (Robert M. Young, 1986)
> The Brood (David Cronenberg, 1979)
> Mark Pizzato, PhD
> Assoc. Prof. of Theatre
> Dept. of Dance and Theatre
> Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte
> Charlotte, NC 28223
> Phone: (704) 687-4488
> FAX: 704-687-3795
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