What movies taught me

Sometimes, you have to ask yourself: when we’re so focused on teaching girls how to be superheroes by cleaning up our media and making it more female-friendly, what about the boys? What do they get from movie classics like Star Wars, Skyfall, and Twilight? They are vastly different movies, and yet, what common message do they send to boys?

And, in the meantime, I think we ought to give Black Widow and Wonder Woman a movie.

The point he makes about the Bechdel test is not only startling, it’s kind of disappointing. Come on, Hollywood. Come on, MPAA. What are you doing?


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