Wonder Woman and Emotional Labor

Warning: the following contains spoilers for Wonder Woman I cried when I saw Wonder Woman. I was not the only one, of course — women’s experience watching the film has been well documented. It seems that seeing ourselves reflected on screen, finally free from the male gaze, has been a deeply cathartic experience. With Wonder Woman, the deep, aching need … Continue reading Wonder Woman and Emotional Labor


Star Wars and Rogue One

Warning: the following contains minor spoilers for Rogue One.  When it comes to Star Wars, I have a terrible secret. I used to hate it. I never watched the movies as a child, and when I found them later, I thought they were boring and long. I came around eventually, of course, although I've always felt … Continue reading Star Wars and Rogue One