In the final installment of a limited series on NBC’s gothic horror program Hannibal, Allison McCracken focuses on character Abigail Hobbs, who has become a prominent figure among the program’s feminist fan communities.
The Mad Max series continues to be a cult classic, in part because it re-appropriates the western and the road movie and redeploys them to create an environmentally catastrophic vision of a future that we could create.
Looking beyond the content of Michele Hilmes’s work to its structure and form, Shawn VanCour discusses the larger goals and techniques of Hilmesian historiography.
Piers Britton explores questions of representation and issues of authorship and creative control in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Critical feminist approaches to anorexia have become increasingly visible as an area of academic study since the late 1970s. Such approaches have done much to question and critique the ideological nature of medical conceptions of the “eating disorder,” but they continue to raise questions about how to “give voice” to those who suffer from anorexia.
We have been to three girl-focused cons this summer and fall: LeakyCon, DashCon and GeekGirlCon. These cons are non-profit, largely run by volunteers, and provide alternative geeky spaces to male-dominated cons. These cons extend the work of social media such as…
The female voices on The Great Gatsby’s soundtrack channel the hard-won feminist power of past generations.
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s co-hosting of the 2013 Golden Globes was one in a number of prominent moments for women at this year’s awards ceremony. Some might be tempted to claim that the event helped raise the banner for women. Not so fast.
It has been a really hard fall for a feminist TV lover. Problems abound with both the character of Julia Braverman-Graham of Parenthood, and Mindy Kaling’s character on her new show, The Mindy Project. But nothing–nothing–has exceeded my disappointment more than the transformation of Up All Night.