8 Spooky Films to Watch This Halloween

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Although Halloween has passed, don’t be afraid (see what I did there?) to check out these pumpkin-holiday favorites!

The Agnes Scott Profile

With Halloween only a few days away, every one is basking in October’s spooky spirit. This year, our Entertainment Team was very excited to craft together an Agnes-worthy Halloween movie marathon for you! Check out our list of eight staff-picked films and reviews, spanning from the 1960s to the present:

#1: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Ellaree Yeagley

17000980889_21f9268f9f_oHorror films are notoriously harsh on female characters. During the late 70s and 80s, the popularity of slasher films made the genre synonymous with bimbos, boobs, and blood, to the point where directors are now satirizing the “Scream Queen” trope (as seen in the Scream franchise, as well as in Cabin in the Woods). For this reason, I’m always interested in horror films that allow women protagonists some depth, and Rosemary’s Baby (1968) is one of the first to do so. Despite Director Roman Polanski’s questionable personal history with consent (see his 1977 sexual abuse…

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