Alexandra Heller-Nicholas is a writer, broadcaster and film critic from Melbourne. She is co-editor of the film journal Senses of Cinema, co-host of the Triple R film criticism programme Plato’s Cave, and the winner of the 2016 Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Review of an Individual Australian Film. Alexandra is the author of four books on horror film, gender and bodies in crisis including Rape-Revenge Films: A Critical Study (McFarland, 2011), Found Footage Horror Films: Fear and the Appearance of Reality (McFarland, 2014), Devil’s Advocates: Suspiria (Auteur, 2015) and Cultographies: Ms. 45 (Columbia University Press, 2017). Since 2003 she has published over a hundred reviews, essays, feature articles, interviews, book chapters and reference book entries, and has recorded commentaries and written essays to accompany home entertainment releases from Madman, Siren, Masters of Cinema, Blue Underground and Arrow Films. Alexandra is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Institute of Social Research at Swinburne University of Technology.