Why I'm Boycotting Movies About Men

November 30, 2014 9:07 PM

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I'm a huge fan of the blog Reel Girl, whose tagline "Imagining gender equality in the fantasy world" says it all. It was on Reel Girl's Facebook wall that the exchange below took place. The thread was about this article in Forbes titled "'Night At The Museum 3' Posters Reveal Seven Men, One Woman."

I've obviously gotten radical, stubborn, inflexible and up-to-my-eyeballs-fed-up with this obscene stage hogging, and am in desperate need of a shepherd's crook to remove superfluous male bodies from the world's movie sets. I've spent half a century watching films that are by, for, and about men. I'...

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