This isn’t a “why I am a feminist” post. I am going to talk a bit about myself, but I don’t like the idea of framing this post as “why this is important to me,” because one of the things I’ve learned early on is that in the pursuit of bettering myself and my understanding […]Read more "So why do I keep talking about feminism anyway?"
If there’s one critique that’s levelled against the Disney’s Marvel movies—besides formulaic plotting, derivative film scores, and dragging their feet on making female-led movies—it’s their frequent use or unmemorable villains. Since these movies are based on comic books (a goldmine of no-goodniks) and are made by Disney (also known for their nasties), it seems odd that […]Read more "Why is it so hard to make a good bad-guy?"
One of the biggest critiques of The Avengers, Iron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the rest of the superhero movies made by Marvel Studios is how similar and same-y they all feel. But with 12 movies released so far and another 9 announced, it doesn’t seem like the comicbook-based studio is slowing down anytime […]Read more "The Not-So-Secret Formula Behind the Marvel Movies"