Even if heroes and their journeys are typically imagined as male-centered, stories should not be afraid of breaking the mold and depicting women having their own odysseys.
While at first glance film editing may seem like a trivial part of the production of any movie, the reality is that it’s an art that makes or breaks all of your favorite films. The female editors behind these movies don’t deserve to go unrecognized any longer.
Though “Bohemian Rhapsody” today is a song so enduringly popular that it can be pulled off of just about any willing (or unwilling) listener’s lips, the song originally received among critics a scattered, halting applause, mingled with the jeering of popular publications that called it “pretentious and irrelevant,” or, more creatively, a “brazen hodgepodge.”
People with physical disabilities have a long history of appearing in horror films as the antagonists, often against traditionally attractive, able-bodied female protagonists.
Despite the murders in hotels, long-lost twin sister reveals, and, most notably, accidental artificial inseminations by distraught sisters-of-baby-fathers, I had never related to a show so much in my life.
If nothing else, the new “God of War” represents how one can tell a tale revolving around masculinity without being insulting or toxic in the process.
“Fridging” has not disappeared, but instead it has begun to take on a new form that may be deemed more acceptable by current audiences.
Don’t stand outside my window blasting a boombox over your head. Accept that a woman can make a definitive decision.
While male artists find ways to interpret their masculinity, add being Black to that list and this intersection brings together a unique set of elements.
With over three million children being frequent movie goers and with this number increasing each year, Disney must centralize the representation of LGBTQ individuals in its movies to achieve its mission of truly inviting everyone to “be its guest.”