Month: December 2013

The Hunger Games and the Female-Led Franchise Part 2

While teaching an undergraduate film module this week, I asked my student cohort to come up with any female-led film franchises. We were discussing gender and I was trying to illustrate how inequality still persists in the twenty-first century both…


The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who: Doctor Whose Fandom?

In this penultimate post in our The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Pam Wojcik argues that female Doctor Who fans are the ur-fans of the series, the original targeted audience and point of identification within the show.