Horror Fans Are Battling To Decide Who The Best Female Villains Are
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Fierce Women get their due in a debate over the best XX villains in X-rated horror.
Naturally, r/horror is the scene of this remarkable discussion. User letthedecodebegin made the first post on the topic, writing “Who are the best female villains in horror?”, before quoting obsessive fan-turned-kidnapper Annie Wilkes from MiseryStephen King’s novel adapted into film starring Kathy Bates’ Oscar-winning turn.
The Redditor then asked for others to chime in, while clarifying that villains can come from any type of media.
Several others chose Wilkes, for obvious reasons given that Bates’ memorable performance became instantly iconic. Her work was so stellar, in fact, that she’s one of the only people to ever win an acting Oscar for a horror movie.
Another popular villain is Bev Keane from the Netflix miniseries. Midnight Mass. “I hated her about as much as I hated Joffrey de Obtained”, wrote Homeless_Alex, “which means that the actress [Samantha Sloyan] did an impeccable job. »
Unsurprisingly, Annie Wilkes isn’t the only King creation on the list. Mrs. Carmody of Mist received several shouts. Again, most people are probably referring to the character from the film adaptation, in which she is played by Marcia Gay Harden, rather than the novella.
Rose the Hat by Doctor SleepJulia from hellraiserasami of Hearingand Norma Bates of psychology franchise, although many more entered the conversation.
Which female villain scared you the most? You can let the world know in this thread.