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My Auntie Buffalo Bill: The Unavoidable Transmisogyny of Silence of the Lambs

Last week, our friends at Bitch Media published an ill-advised article celebrating the 25th anniversary of Silence of the Lambs and praising Clarice Starling as an influential feminist hero.

Last week, our friends at Bitch Media published an ill-advised article celebrating the 25th anniversary of Silence of the Lambs and praising Clarice Starling as an influential feminist hero.

Captain Phasma

The internet got a Star Wars character turned into a woman

When the first cast photo from Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released, many people unsurprisingly raised concerns that there was only one woman among the new cast members, adding to the gender imbalance of a franchise that had only featured one prominent female character in the original trilogy (the Expanded Universe, may it rest in peace, is another story).

When the first cast photo from Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released, many people unsurprisingly raised concerns that there was only one woman among the new cast members, adding to the gender imbalance of a franchise ...

10 things i hate about you

It’s time for a revival of the teen girl dramedy

One of my favorite weekend past times is reliving my middle school days and rewatching some of the best movies of all time. I’m talking about films like Ten Things I Hate About You, Love and Basketball, Mean Girls, and Save the Last Dance. Basically I just miss Julia Stiles, but I digress.

One of my favorite weekend past times is reliving my middle school days and rewatching some of the best movies of all time. I’m talking about films like Ten Things I Hate About You, Love and Basketball, Mean ...

NWA

Straight Outta Compton: Another step in the legacy of erasing Black women

This post contains spoilers for the film Straight Outta Compton.

Straight Outta Compton crushed the box office this weekend, providing commentary on street life and shining a bright light on police brutality in the 80s and 90s.

This post contains spoilers for the film Straight Outta Compton.

Straight Outta Compton crushed the box office this weekend, providing commentary on street life and shining a bright light on police brutality in the 80s and 90s.

Tony Stark tries to lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Let’s talk about Age of Ultron‘s rape joke

Avengers: Age of Ultron opens today in the US; it’s already been released in a number of other countries. The movie’s posed to smash a ton of box office records – it’s going to be seen by an absurd number of people, more than your typical Big Pop Culture Thing. So as feminists we should probably talk about the movie’s rape joke.

Avengers: Age of Ultron opens today in the US; it’s already been released in a number of other countries. The movie’s posed to smash a ton of box office records – it’s going to be seen by ...

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