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They're witchy, they're wild, and if you're not careful, they might just turn you into a newt. Well, some of them will. The vampires will gnaw on your neck and Carrie will merely take you out with her mad telekinesis skills. None of those options are appealing.
Film and TV have given us some incredible supernatural female characters to watch. Some of them might be a teensy bit evil, but they're badass and inspiring all the same. For our money, we'd rather be Hermione than Harry (smarter, fewer Voldemort issues), and Sissy Spacek's Carrie had far more practical powers than, say, Michael Keaton's Birdman. Buffy and Willow were infinitely cooler than their male pals, and True Blood's Pam put the vamp in vampire. These gals were the original not-basic bitches, and it's time to give them their due.
Read on to see which supernatural leading ladies have us under their spell.
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