Joss Whedon, after all, is responsible for creating the Strong Female Heroine archetype for television and many of the clichés and conventions that now dominate female-centred genre storytelling in books, movies, and TV. The Nevers, Image: HBO Here are what we saw in The Nevers pilot: Steampunk Feminism The Nevers declares itself a Steampunk feminist fantasy where the heroines[...]
We're talking Mad Max meets Sergio Leone meets Feminism here The stage is set for all-out action, backstabbings, literal stabbings, and lots of shooting, mostly of misogynist men getting their comeuppance You're either here for the ride, or you're not. Crime novelist Christa Faust and artist Mike Deodato Jr are on a roll with AWA[...]
Wonder Women of History was a feature that ran in Wonder Woman comics and Sensation Comics from 1942 to 1954. Ranging from one to five pages, each entry
Here is the listing – and there is a preview right here too. This primer on feminism and media literacy teaches young readers why it matters The League of Super Feminists is an energetic and fierce comic for tweens and younger teens Cartoonist Mirion Malle guides readers through some of the central tenets including consent, intersectionality, privilege, body[...]
Davhi Waller's Mrs. America traces the history of – and resistance to – the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) movement. That "resistance" came in the form of
IDW's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic is heading toward its 100th issue, an amazing feat by modern comic book standards, but the publisher isn't saving
Fleabag is dealing with grief, guilt and rule-breaking in an era of sexual freedom and feminism in British society. Both heroines want to seduce a Catholic priest, with both Fleabag and Leon Morin, Priest featuring a sexy priest played by a sexy actor Jean-Paul Belmondo usually played tough guys and gangsters in the Sixties He was[...]
Amazon Studios has announced an adaptation of the award-winning novel The Power with I Think We're Alone Now director Reed Morano.
ABC's freshman cop dramedy The Rookie has a lot of promise, but it needs to start doing better by Officers Lopez, Chen, Bishop, and Captain Zoe Anderson.
The series was given a two-season, 18-episode, straight-to-series commitment by the streaming service, with Murphy directing the opening episode as he does on all of his series from a script by newcomer writer Evan Romansky. FX Speaking at GQ Live in Los Angeles over the weekend, Murphy described the series as a "gorgeous story" that champions feminism and[...]
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Cast, Creative Talk Feminism, Identity; Tease Crossover with "Witchy Shows"
To discuss what exactly that might entail – and how Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a modern show for modern times – Shipka and the rest of the cast and creative sat down with Variety on Friday night at the Hollywood Athletic Club in Los Angeles for the first season premiere (where Ross Lynch (Harvey Kinkle) revealed they[...]
So that didn't last long. Less than 24 hours after the CW announced it was ordering a pilot for a high-profile reboot of the long-running WB series Charmed, the original series' own Piper Halliwell - Holly Marie Combs - took to Twitter to conjure up some ill will towards the project.
2 — they plan to release five more — Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Ant-Man and The Wasp — before finally releasing a superhero film where a woman gets top billing. That's the kind of decisive risk taking and bold feminism this industry could use more of. And now, months after DC announced plans to make an all-woman Suicide[...]
We're getting another James Bond movie and the producer behind those movies would consider hiring a female director.
Jessica Chastain spoke about how she wasn't impressed with the female representation she saw at Cannes this year.