Is Pepper Potts No Longer the “Damsel in Distress” in ‘Iron Man 3’?
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

Is Pepper Potts No Longer the “Damsel in Distress” in ‘Iron Man 3’?

In ‘Iron Man 3,’ has Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) evolved past the “damsel in distress?” Is she now an empowered badass? Continue reading

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Feminism / Films

‘The Avengers,’ Strong Female Characters and Failing the Bechdel Test

Originally published at Bitch Flicks and cross-posted at Fem2pt0. Smashing box office records, audiences have been swept up in The Avengers hullabaloo. Interesting and compelling, the epic superhero film based on the Marvel comics unites Black Widow, Captain America, Iron Man, Hawkeye, the Hulk and Thor “to form a team that must stop Thor’s brother … Continue reading