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SF360: Drinking up “Coffy” and other tales of female revenge

SF360: Drinking up "Coffy" and other tales of female revenge

Thank god for the movies and their ability to exploit some of our ugliest fears and desires, turning forbidden fruits like revenge into horrifying, yet cathartic experiences. While one may not partake in it during one’s own lifetime, many viewers will happily pay nine plus dollars to see it contained on screen. Some of the most compelling examples are those that feature women, characters so tired of being pushed around that they finally unhinge and let loose on those actually or seemingly responsible for their plights. Claire Faggioli reports.

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