How many cosmetic ads feature women looking into mirrors? And how do those women always look? Young, wide eyed, nubile, with perfect lips and unlined faces. That is the beauty standard for women right down the line: eternal youth and beauty. Some women rebel, but many spend most of their lives trying to live up… Continue reading The Death of Beauty: The Evil Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
I am pleased to say that I will be writing about a truly memorable villainess for The Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Shadows and Satin, Speakeasy and Silver Screenings. So please watch this space!