Gem Seddon

Gem Seddon is a freelance writer with an information science background. Over the last ten years, her bylines have appeared at Total Film, GamesRadar+, TechRadar, Inverse, Mental Floss, Certified Forgotten, Dread Central, WhatCulture, Filmjacker, and more.

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More Than Human: The Monstrous Women of ‘Alien’ and ‘Annihilation’

October 20th, 2021 • Gem Seddon

Film critic Gem Seddon explains how motherhood and loss transform the place of women in ‘Annihilation’ and the ‘Alien’ franchise.

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Gaslighting the Final Girl in ‘When a Stranger Calls Back’

November 23rd, 2020 • Gem Seddon

What generates fear for a final girl? The terror in stalk-and-slash films tends to stem…