Pizza and Single Mothers/ Female Caregivers: Exploring the Symbolism in Horror

Horror films often utilize various symbols and motifs to evoke fear, suspense, and unease in audiences. Among these, pizza and the depiction of single mothers have emerged as recurring themes that carry profound meanings within the genre. Let’s take a look at the symbolism embedded in these elements and elucidate their significance in shaping narratives, […]

The Food of Witchcraft in Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby

“They had the coffee and cake in the kitchen, Mrs. Castevet refusing to let Rosemary disturb the living-room on her account. ‘Listen, Rosemary,’ she said, swallowing cake and coffee at once,  I’ve got a two-inch-thick sirloin steak sitting defrosting right this minute […] Why don’t you and Guy come over and have supper with us […]