The show makes genuine efforts for diversity, as it is the first Netflix original TV series where all of the cast consists of young people of color.
Much of “Alias Grace” revolves around how women are trapped and oppressed by the patriarchal society that they live in.
On April 28th, Netflix premiered its first Spanish original series, “Las Chicas del Cable.” Responsible for the series is Madrid’s Bambú Producciones, a company helmed in part by Spanish television executive Teresa Fernandéz-Valdés.
In a dreary landscape of on-the-nose, faux-feminist “strong female characters,” Marvel’s Jessica Jones is a feminist jewel. The Netflix original series tackles themes of sexual and emotional abuse sensitively while not pulling any punches.
Because females really are strong as hell.
Netflix’s Daredevil, which premiered last Friday, is a TV series about a blind lawyer who doubles as a masked vigilante at night. It’s sort of a weird premise, but for the most part, it works.
What do you get when you combine flapper detectives with guns, hooch, and fast cars? Ultimate Feminism.
Only two weeks into 2015 and there are already so many great female-led and directed shows and films set to premiere this year that are getting major attention. With most of these racking in nominations and wins at the recent Golden Globes Awards, it looks like Hollywood is catching up (albeit slowly) to the fact that women can definitely bring in the bucks and the awards.