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Evie Carnahan and the Subversive Feminism of The Mummy

"What is a place like me doing in a girl like this?"

The characters of The Mummy are wonderful, and none more so than Evie—the protagonist, heroine, and unapologetic nerd around whom the entire thing revolves.

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How Struggling Mothers Are Horror’s New Final Girls

The new final girl isn’t the headstrong high schooler next door—it’s your mom.

The past few years have given us some thought provoking, critically acclaimed and downright terrifying new horror films where the heroine isn’t a high school student or a babysitter: it’s a mother.

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Rogue One Stands as an Allegory for Women and People of Color Working to Change Fandom

Rogue One is a story about what it means—as a woman and/or a person of color—to leave your mark on the annals of a historic fandom.

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The X-Files Newbie Recap: Season 9 & I Want To Believe

Think of me, think of me fondly when we've said gooodbyeee...

And guys, I really did want to believe.

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Why Iron Man 3‘s Surface-Level Feminism Is More Dangerous Than You Think

When Iron Man 3 came out in 2013, I remember the Internet cheering when Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) got in the last punch on bad guy Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce). “The girl gets the bad guy in the end!” The Internet heralded this as a semi-feminist great moment in an ultimately disappointing film. But… is it?

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Elena Anaya Plans to be a “Nightmare” in the Wonder Woman Movie

Watch out.

Van Helsing's Elena Anaya teases dark things ahead for Wonder Woman in the upcoming DC film.

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