This pretty much explains the reason or the reinforcement of the “dichotomy” that is the human female, we are impactful and we are important. We dont just fall into the category of harlots or witches. Society please dont see me as the damsel in distress, for we all have the capability of being the hero….oh but misogynist Hollywood wont have that. Great blog!
Cate Blanchett is a double-dealing politician who is secretly running a drug ring through the maritime trade of her homestate, Louisiana. Lupita Nyong’o is the crack investigative reporter who busts her, setting off a scandal throughout Washington and uncovering layer upon layer of corruption, up to the highest levels. Federal policy on no-bid contracts is rocked, as are American notions of truth, justice, and blondes. Best Picture Oscar, and shared wins for both Blanchett & Nyong’o in the Best Actor category. (Yes: Best Actor.)
Late last night I got into a rip-roaring feminist mood, which is not unusual. I am, after all, a woman, and a writer, and I spend a lot of my time looking at heinously genderskewed media, whether it’s film, theater, TV, or books. Most typically, particularly in the Award-Winning Categories…
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