Girlhood, Adolescence and Body Horror in ‘Ginger Snaps’

as featured in Antithesis Journal, October 25, 2018 John Fawcett’s sophomore film, 2000’s Ginger Snaps, explores the misadventures of Ginger Fitzgerald after she’s bitten by a vicious werewolf. The infected Ginger subsequently unleashes her teenage rage upon her suburban neighbourhood as her doting sister, Brigitte Fitzgerald, desperately searches for a cure. Previously, werewolf horror films… Continue reading Girlhood, Adolescence and Body Horror in ‘Ginger Snaps’

Review: Ginger Snaps

Ginger snaps. Delicious treats constructed from ginger-flavoured biscuity-stuff rolled into a cigar, and pumped full of brandy cream. The cigars can be prepared ahead of time and frozen for several months, so they're basically available whenever you want to devour them. Ginger Snaps (the film) tells the story of the Fitzgerald girls, who are far… Continue reading Review: Ginger Snaps