Uterus Horror

Return To Oz Fairuza Balk
Return To Oz Fairuza Balk

‘Return To Oz’ Still Breeds Adolescent Horrors

February 2nd, 2024 • Molly Henery

Molly Henery sets her sights on the always-traumatizing ‘Return To Oz’ in the latest edition of her Uterus Horror series.

Ginger Snaps Back the Beginning

In ‘Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning,’ Men Are the Real Monsters

December 28th, 2023 • Molly Henery

Molly Henery completes her ‘Ginger Snaps’ essay series with a look at the horror western prequel, ‘Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning.’

Julia Garner We Are What We Are

Breaking Free From Trauma in ‘We Are What We Are’

November 20th, 2023 • Molly Henery

Molly Henery writes about the depiction of cannibalism, trauma, and adolescence in Jim Mickle’s ‘We Are What We Are.’

Kristy Swanson Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Coming of Age With ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

October 31st, 2023 • Molly Henery

For a special Halloween edition of her Uterus Horror column, Molly Henery digs into the movie version of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer.’


‘Excision’ Brings One Woman’s Morbid Fetish To Life

September 8th, 2023 • Molly Henery

In this edition of Uterus Horror, Molly Henery examines ‘Excision,’ a coming-of-age horror film directed by Richard Bates, Jr.

Hilary Swank The Reaping

‘The Reaping’ Offers a Twisted Religious Horror Story

July 18th, 2023 • Molly Henery

Stephen Hopkins’s ‘The Reaping’ assembles an incredibly talented cast for a twisted, religious coming-of-age horror film.

Hayley Griffith Satanic Panic

How ‘Satanic Panic’ Captures Adulthood Limbo

June 15th, 2023 • Molly Henery

In her latest Uterus Horror piece, Molly Henery explains how Chelsea Stardust’s ‘Sanatic Panic’ captures the limbo before adulthood.

Stoker Matthew Goode Mia Wasikowska

Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’ Turns Prey Into Predator

May 2nd, 2023 • Molly Henery

Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’ is a dark coming-of-age story that turns Mia Wasikowska’s India from prey into predator.

Ginger Snaps 2

How ‘Ginger Snaps 2’ Finds Comfort In Independence

April 5th, 2023 • Molly Henery

Molly Henery returns for another Uterus Horror column, this time on the underrated virtues of ‘Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed.’

Jennifer Connelly Labyrinth

‘Labyrinth’ Is a Coming-of-Age Story With Puppets

January 11th, 2023 • Molly Henery

Uterus Horror columnist Molly Henery finds more than muppets in Jennifer Connelly’s coming-of-age classic, ‘Labyrinth.’