3 Minute Horror
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3 Minute Horror

Turning Red is a Horror Film

Since its release, Turning Red has received a lot of criticism, primarily about the shocking idea of mentioning periods. It is ridiculous that we’re in the 21st century, and still, people are not okay with children knowing about what will happen to their bodies. A step forward for period awareness had a mini step back in the way they went around it. The film continued the trope of the ‘monstrous woman’. Sure, it was a clumsy metaphor for…

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Ellie Sivins

Ellie Sivins

One half of Do You Do Returns & Horror writer