The Funniest (Fictional) Women On-Screen in Recent History

“Women aren’t funny” is a phrase we’ve all heard too often. Audiences and industry executives tend to make this generalization, usually before they’ve even given a woman an opportunity to show off her comedic skills. Fortunately, the emergence of female-led comedies in recent years shows that this petty and ignorant opinion is beginning to wane. … Continue reading The Funniest (Fictional) Women On-Screen in Recent History

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Redefines the Role of Women in Superhero Films

The most common complaint critics have about “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is that it’s fun, but does nothing we haven’t seen in the original. As Bill Goodykoontz writes for The Arizona Republic, “it’s the classic example of the sequel to a really imaginative original: If the first one didn’t exist, this one would … Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Redefines the Role of Women in Superhero Films