I went to see The Wolverine last night, and was pleasantly surprised. It wasn’t that I thought the film was going to be bad, I was just surprised to see that women played such a big role–and not just as a sexy villain or damsel in distress.I’ve mentioned before that women in comic book movies […]Read More The Women of The Wolverine
I’m seeing a disturbing trend in geek culture, true believers. I see many blog posts and news stories posts calling out the sexism and misogyny within the culture. Don’t get me wrong, I like that it’s being called out. It needs to be called out. I just don’t like there’s this awful attitude towards women in […]Read More Holy Sexism, Batman! What is up With Geek Culture?
My brother and I went to see The Avengers today, and while it was super awesome, there was something that kept bothering me throughout the film–the madonna/whore complex placed on the two main female characters, Natasha Romanoff/The Black Widow (Scarlett Johannson) and Agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders.) When we first see Maria Hill, almost every […]Read More Comic Book Movies: So Close, Yet So Far Off About Women