Star Wars, like most science fiction and fantasy epics, has a bit of a gender problem.
Do not continue Star Wars tradition. Have girls. Multiple girls. Keep them around for the whole movie. Let them talk.
On Jessica Jones, the trauma is present from the start and so is the recovery.
In art, the antidote to terror isn’t necessarily harmony, or beauty, or calm. Sometimes it’s plain old stupidity.
For a generation used only to the sanitized right wing hegemony of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Mad Max: Fury Road” is their Stalingrad.
But if Marvel doesn’t know what to do with women, white feminists don’t know what to do with women of color.
“Age of Ultron” is a mythical creation, mutated from the thousands of Marvel comic books, cartoons and films that interlock and overwrite one another.
Where is Game of Thrones going? Can we expect the show to be able to keep up with the incredible tangle that it has backed itself into?
Surprisingly, science fiction frequently confronts readers and viewers with questions about the nature of humanity and the existence of God.
Sometimes it’s best to let sleeping monkeys lie.