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The Nevers
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[...]
Redemption #1: Time for a Feminist SciFi Spaghetti Western
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[...]
Mirion Malle's League Of Super Feminists, Out in October
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[...]
Ratched: Ryan Murphy Calls 'Cuckoo's Nest' Prequel Series "A Feminist Horror Story"
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[...]
Holly Marie Combs Isn't Too 'Charmed' with CW Reboot
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.
kevin feige
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[...]