In her latest entry exploring Jack the Ripper films, Rebecca McCallum explains how the 2001 effort presents a world where institutions and the establishment exist to protect men while systematically ignoring and disregarding the welfare and dignity of women.
The third entry in our series examining the roles of women in Jack the Ripper films looks at Peter Sasdy's 1971 feature.
The second entry in this series looks at Hugo Fregonese's 1953 remake of "The Lodger."
The Faculty of Horror travels back to London 1888 for a look at JACK THE RIPPER movies “THE LODGER” and “FROM HELL”
Andrea and Alex leave the comforts of modernity and go back to nature to discover what humanity has left behind through our obsessions with cryptids and conspiracy theories.
Using four key Ripper-based film texts spanning a period of over seven decades, this series will redirect the focus from the killer to the many women portrayed in these works through close reading and analysis of character, themes, and motifs.