Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

I've been writing about comic books and superheroes for quite some time, and have been a fan even longer. I got into comic books in the early '90s, when it was extremely rare that a young girl from the South would be interested in reading them. I grew up on syndicated television shows like Wonder … Continue reading Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

Charlize Theron to develop The Final Girl Support Group series for HBO Max

Oscar winner Charlize Theron is teaming up with Barbara and Andy Muschietti (It) to bring The Final Girl Support Group to television via HBO Max. Based on the New York Times bestseller by Grady Hendrix of the same name, the TV series will be set in Los Angeles and follows a support group for six … Continue reading Charlize Theron to develop The Final Girl Support Group series for HBO Max

Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

**SPOILERS** The final chapter of Netflix's Fear Street film series was released this past week, reaching a blood-soaked climax that saw queer couple Deena (Kiana Madeira) and Sam (Olivia Scott Welch) as the final girls no one saw coming. Traditionally speaking, LGBT characters in the horror genre tend to range from non-existent to being the … Continue reading Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

WandaVision, Lovecraft Country, I May Destroy You headline more diverse Emmy nominations

Nominations for the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today, with a surprisingly diverse roster of nominees, including a breakthrough moment for Marvel with WandaVision, HBO's Lovecraft Country, and HBO's I May Destroy You. WandaVision scored 23 nominations, including Limited Series and Lead Actor/Actress in a Limited Series or Movie nods for Elizabeth Olson and … Continue reading WandaVision, Lovecraft Country, I May Destroy You headline more diverse Emmy nominations

WandaVision, Hacks, Girls5Eva score HCA TV Award nominations

The Hollywood Critics Association has announced their nominees for its inaugural HCA TV Awards. While Apple TV='s Ted Lasso and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale lead with the most nominations for a single show, several new television series received multiple nods as well. Disney+'s WandaVision scored a Best Streaming Limited Series nomination, with much of it's … Continue reading WandaVision, Hacks, Girls5Eva score HCA TV Award nominations

Charlize Theron confirms a sequel to The Old Guard is in the works

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron has announced that production on the sequel to her hit 2020 Netflix film, The Old Guard, is slated to begin early next year. In a recent interview with Variety, Theron confirmed that the script had been completed and that her costars, including Marwan Kenzari and Luca Marinelli who played gay couple … Continue reading Charlize Theron confirms a sequel to The Old Guard is in the works

Arcee, the first female Transformer, to finally make live action debut

The First Lady of the Autobots is finally getting her due. It has been announced that Arcee, the most prominent female Transformer, will make her first live- action appearance in the upcoming entry to the franchise, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The film is said to be adapting the "Beast Wars" storyline from the late … Continue reading Arcee, the first female Transformer, to finally make live action debut