Othered Things: Fanboy Filmmaking and Their Strange Women

Okay, so obviously we all like and appreciate Winona Ryder. That’s assumed. We’re all beyond thrilled she’s back, or, if that’s an objectionable phrasing, then we’re at least happy she’s here. When I first pressed play and began my own journey into the new sci-fi series Stranger Things on Netflix, her name took me completely … More Othered Things: Fanboy Filmmaking and Their Strange Women

Beyond Ghostbusters: How Gender Reboots Perpetuate Hollywood’s Sexism and What We Should Do About It

When our understanding of gender reboots depends on the flawed interpretation of man as originator and woman as imitator, viewers are left with little more than a contemporary spin on the creation myth. … More Beyond Ghostbusters: How Gender Reboots Perpetuate Hollywood’s Sexism and What We Should Do About It