About the Final Girl Reviews

The Final Girl: A horror movie trope referring to the female protagonist who confronts the killer in the third act, the sole survivor left to tell the story after her counterparts are picked off. The term was coined by Carol J. Clover in her 1992 book, Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film.

The Final Girl Reviews is an indie blog dedicated to all things horror. Launched in 2021 by writer and editor Melaina K. de la Cruz, it began as a place to house spooky recommendations and has since expanded to be a repository of reviews, lists, editorials, and dissections. Whether you’re a horror novice or aficionado, there is likely something you’ll find here to freak yourself out.


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