Mary Beth McAndrews

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Washington D.C.
University Of Chicago
Horror, Anime, Movies
  • Mary Beth McAndrews has contributed chapters to several books about horror cinema, including Queering the Vampire and Filtered Reality.
  • She has also contributed essays to the Second Sight special edition Blu-ray releases of Revenge, The Strangers, and Lake Mungo. She also recorded a commentary track for their upcoming release of Paranormal Activity.
  • She has written about film, TV, and anime for sites such as Fangoria, Roger Ebert, Paste Magazine, Thrillist, and Film School Rejects.


Mary Beth McAndrews is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic with a focus on horror films, but really she just loves movies. She is an associate editor for Daily Grindhouse, a content editor for Film Cred, and the social media manager for We Are Horror magazine. When she's not writing, she's a full-time video editor. She also hosts two podcasts: Scarred for Life and Watched Once, Never Again.


Mary Beth McAndrews has her Masters in Film Studies and Gender Studies from the University of Chicago where she wrote her thesis about Coralie Fargeat's Revenge. She received her BA in English and Film Studies from St. Mary's College of Southern Maryland, a tiny little liberal arts school right on the water.
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