• close-up shots of swarming insects in frame
  • girls wearing capes
  • women riding motorbikes + creepy atmosphere/ominous music
  • witchcraft
  • girls with their nymphomaniac ways
  • girls walking through the woods to get to school
  • spying through peepholes at their dream person
  • cloistered life
  • fictitious books, movies, tv shows ("seeker of the serpent's eye")
  • abrasively creepy scores
  • eeriness and gloom pervading
  • chambermaid-centered stories, their private lives
  • pastoral pretty villages + satanic rituals
  • where everyone is attractive and creepy
  • girls fixated by knives
  • close-ups of shoes as a character walks
  • lovers whispering “i could eat you up”
  • creepy darkened libraries
  • girls sleeping curled in/under huge trees, especially dying trees
  • girls wandering the wildwood alone
  • unsimulated sex
  • boys/girls engrossed by their books
  • sleep lines in skin
  • surrealism and dreamlike states
  • little delicate relics being preserved in jars
  • girls drawing their own anatomy
  • take place in all-girl boarding school
  • prolonged sexual tension
  • girls in coffins
  • non-linear story plot
  • jean rollin's girls
  • girls tasting the blood of a pricked finger
  • obsessive girl relationships
  • soft and delicate filters
  • gas lights in horror films
  • long, uncomfortable scenes with no dialogue
  • long hair on girls
  • fairytale gothic horror
  • prosthetic limbs with secret compartments for hiding treasures
  • whisperings that are not subtitled
  • seeing a character's handwriting
  • character's silhouetted figures
  • braided crowns become messy through duration of film
  • scenes taking place in record stores
  • rapidly skimming a character's life in a montage ♡
  • quiet walks up long staircases
  • riding in very old and creaky elevator lifts
  • the anxiety of showing someone's room for the first time
jul 9 2012 ∞
jan 4 2020 +