Recently I realized that our class discussions of Girl Power were nearly devoid of any talk of homosexuality. While we watched a few movies with lesbian characters or sexual activity between women and a handful of blog posts touched upon lesbianism or sexual orientation, there was very little discussion of how homosexuality (specifically non-heterosexual female…
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Fairy tales have never been a good representation of women. It’s always the same story: a young princess is miserable and has to eventually be married to a prince and then she has her ‘happily ever after’. However, Disney seems to be challenging the traditional fairy tale in their new movie: “Frozen” which features two strong female characters who are able to take fate into their own hands.
Here, I’m interested in the thinking about the language that finally brings O’Neill’s moment of “empowerment” in G.I. Jane.
Girl power and feminism, through the eyes of stock photography.
In the movie “The Terrorist”, Malli’s waist is emphasized throughout different camera shots. Each very intentional shot speaks to the audience about the theme, and may have a deep meaning throughout the film.
Natalie Portman summarizes the problem of Hollywood “feminism” in three sentences — but the context of those sentences does more for consumerism than for feminism.