Arrival is very different from your typical alien invasion movie. Although such movies can be enjoyable to watch, Arrival has gone a different direction by choosing linguistics professor Louise Banks, played by Amy Adams, to take on the role of hero. Her heroism doesn’t come from brute strength, or special powers; but from her bravery, […]
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In this She-Fi video, we talk about the Deadpool movie.
In this special New Year’s episode, we reflect upon sci-fi news for 2015, and select the top 10 female sci-fi heroes of 2015.
In this video, we talk about Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
In this video of She-Fi, we discuss The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.
The industry is starting to cater more to the needs of their female gendered audience. Female characters are showing up more in TV, movies, and comics; and not just for the purpose of being objectified, but for the purpose of being the lead character, the protagonist, the hero. In honor of women in sci-fi, past […]
For 24 year old actress, Daisy Ridley, best known for her breakout role as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s a great time to be alive. Before February 2014, who would’ve known she’d be the female lead in the highest grossing film of 2015. Before Daisy became Rey, most of her acting career […]
In 2015, I attended a table read for a screenplay called The Shower, written by a woman named Jac Schaeffer. It was well-written, action-packed, with thoughtfully crafted characters and sharp, witty dialogue. It had chick flick elements transfused with components from the Alien movies. The majority of the cast was female, and some notable actors/actresses played the roles of […]
With the movie adaptation of Divergent: Allegiant now in theaters, I thought I’d re-post this blog I wrote about the book a while back. Enjoy! SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t read Divergent: Allegiant, or you’re waiting for the movie, you might not want to read this just yet. Major spoilers ahead –as in soylent […]
VIDEO: We kidnap “J.J. Abrams” and Aimee battles him with her mad lightsaber skills.