What Really Makes a Film Feminist?
Originally published by The Atlantic
Last week, Swedish movie theaters created a media foofaraw…
Away from the echelons of mainstream comics where old politics and discrimination are still making headlines, there are places where women receive support and encouragement; where hope exists for those who want to make their marks in geek culture.
The good guys are white, we have learned, after eons of our faces being plastered under cowboy hats and in impeccable Bond suits. White men are Superman, we have learned. Bad men, we have learned, are black. They’re gang bangers and thugs and talk loud and sometimes deliver funny lines where we laugh at their Otherness.