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Women Kick Ass: Divergent and Teenage Girl’s Action Films

SPOILERS! In honor of the US Premiere of the film Divergent, I want to reflect on the phenomenon of teenage girls in an action movie. Ten years ago, when the Harry Potter phenomenon was at its apogee, a reviewer asked … Continue reading

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Artemis, St. Joan of Arc, and Katniss: Thoughts on Katniss in the Catching Fire Movie (and book)

Note: This is NOT really a review of Catching Fire, but it is a reaction to the character of Katniss in the movie. This should also NOT be taken as a criticism of Jennifer Lawrence. I adore her. Spoiler Alert! … Continue reading

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