A Damned Take on Women in Horror Films
The Guy’s Point of View!
In honor of Women in Horror Month 2017, I asked six male horror writers for their top-five favorite horror films staring strong leading ladies and why they loved them so much. So, without further ado…
Day 23 – Hunter Shea:
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Leading Lady: Julia Adams
A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.
“For my money, this is the best monster movie ever made with the most beautiful woman ever to grace celluloid. Julie Adams plays Kay, a scientist who accompanies her boyfriend on an Amazon expedition to find the missing link. She’s intelligent and exceedingly brave. Knowing the creature is out to get her, she doesn’t resort to hysterics or…
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