We CAN Do Something About All the Creeps In Hollywood (But…) | Bullsh*t of the Week

Oh, look at that. Caught me in a bad mood. This post will discuss harassment, assault, and rape, so please be careful going forward.

Bullshit” is defined as “stupid or untrue talk or writing; nonsense.” And I would say it’s just, stupid and untrue stuff. And this that we have to put up with marks itself as a very special brand of bullshit.

This Week’s Brand of Bullshit: Stupidity and Nonsense (and also I’m sad)

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Maybe Wonder Woman Isn’t THE Hero of Her Own Movie, But That’s Not Really the Point

Originally posted June 30, 2017

Yesterday I saw Wonder Woman for the third time. It’s definitely my favourite movie in a long while—and I watch a lot of movies. And it’s Wonder Woman that I’m here to talk about today!

Spoilers ahead for Wonder Woman. You have been warned.

A while ago, I saw Digital Spy arguing that, because of Steve Trevor’s role, Diana isn’t the hero in her own movie. This post discusses how Steve could have been cut from the movie. I’m not addressing Digital Spy directly, here, but I will be talking about that view of the movie. To be honest, I’m afraid I think that that view of the film rather misses the point. Not to mention that this film has some great messages.

So, let’s get into this.diana gif

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