By Abigail R. Hall | Wednesday January 4, 2017 at 12:10 PM PDT | Comments Off on Sexism and Zombie Economics
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine linked to an article on Facebook titled, “Sexism in Hollywood is Rampant, and Emma Watson Says her Career Proves It.” The article was published in late 2015, but similar pieces pop up from time to time with similar themes. Despite my better judgment, I clicked on...
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Tags: Bias, Discrimination, Economics, Emma Watson, feminism, film, Gender, glass ceiling, Harry Potter, meritocracy, Sexism
By Sam Staley | Friday November 25, 2016 at 4:03 PM PDT | Comments Off on Political Power Takes a Hit in J. K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts
J. K. Rowling’s entertainment and cultural empire expands with the addition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a well-crafted action film that will surely push the Harry Potter film franchise beyond the $8 billion gross receipts milestone. Fantastic Beasts has already earned nearly $300 million worldwide, solidifying Rowling’s role as a leading...
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Tags: Fantastic Beasts, film review, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, liberty in film, political corruption