The Women of ‘Man of Steel’ and the Toxicity of Hyper-Masculinity
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The Women of ‘Man of Steel’ and the Toxicity of Hyper-Masculinity

I initially thought this would be an annoyingly bro-tastic film with guidance and support strictly coming from the men in Superman’s life. But women play an equal role (although sadly their lives revolve around men), the importance of both femininity and masculinity is stressed and the film attempts to deconstruct hyper-masculinity. Continue reading