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What is it with Feminism and Entertainment now?

Discussion in 'TV Shows and Movies' started by Yeshua1, Dec 26, 2017.

  1. Yeshua1

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    As there seems to be a real agenda to have women as superior, as in Wonder Woman, female heroine of Star wars, and now the first female Dr Who?
     
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    You’re upset about Wonder Woman and Rey from Star Wars? Are you really suffering from a lack of male lead characters in film and TV? Sheesh. You’ve got about a century worth of material to hold onto if this bothers you.
     
  3. Yeshua1

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    I am angry that while women are equal to men, its not right to have men looked down upon, as being less than, as it almost like some are really enjoying having men shown as weak/ineffective/dumb etc!
     
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    Think about how women are portrayed in action movies throughout history. You’ll be fine. There are still some number of “damsel in distress” movies out there.

    That and Womer Woman was one of the most successful movies of 2017 against its comic book competition.
     
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    I have no problem with WW movie, but did you notice how many were really mad due to Superman being shown to be physically superior to her, as he always has been?
     
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    No I didn’t. But I didn’t go looking for those opinions. I really didn’t think about comparing them against each other.
     
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    The Wonder Woman movie was actually pretty good. I guess it's been longer since I've seen it than I thought, because I don't remember Superman being in it.

    But I do get your point. They're now going back and re-doing old movies and TV shows with different sexes and races in the leads. I don't really care about that, as much as I just think it's forced and doesn't work

    I don't really know much about Dr Who, except that it looks like a silly cable access show. They must have a huge budget of tens and tens of dollars. But it's my understanding that he is reincarnated every few years, so it would make sense that he would come back as a woman, eventually.

    If it's a movie about a woman, then fine. But if it's a movie where a woman was jammed into the lead because they have to show me that women can do everything a man can do, then it's typically going to be garbage.
     
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    But men and women are NOT equal.
     
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    Salty, the SBC's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission really likes the portrayal:

    erlc.com/resource-library/articles/why-i-appreciate-the-differences-of-wonder-woman
     
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    I watched Wonder Woman and really liked it. I had no imaginings or desires to see "an agenda to have woman as superior".

    In fact, I didn't see any agendas at all. I just enjoyed the film. And quite frankly - even though the Israeli actress who played her wore a suit that revealed some skin - I was SO GLAD it didn't reveal what the comic book version of WW reveals and I was so glad that they didn't pick an actress who was the Playboy type or even the Linda Carter type. As a classical NOT a neo feminist, that was a relief.

    Also, I didn't see Superman in the movie.

    I first became aware of SOME men's intense issues with female lead when I saw the previous Star Wars film. I was talking to some very nice men I've known a long time on another Bible forum about the movie and they ripped the film and the Rey character to shreds. I was flabbergasted at their despising of the film and the character to the degree that they did. It was rough.

    I know that it is hard for some men to watch a female lead character in a film and not get up in arms thinking that it's all about women hating men and trying to "be better" than them. These films you have listed just aren't what you think they are.

    And just think of the opposite - film for over a hundred years with male leads that do the incredible and unrealistic feats that purport their manhood and machoness over society:
    • James Bond jumping overall of those alligators backs in the lake.
    • Most of Bruce Willis films - Red come to mind as I just watched it with my dad.
    • Bruce Lee films
    • and so much more
    Are we to believe that this is who men are? Supermen, superhuman - always rescuing the woman from her pitiful situation where all she can do is cry?

    I don't watch Dr. Who, but I don't understand the problem with a female lead or a black man as the lead.
     
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    I meant equal as same to God in spiritual blessings, not same as in role distinctions!
     
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    I have no problem with how WW was shown as a strong and capable super women, but do have problem with this agenda that seems to want to have men shown as weak and inferior, and unable to be responsible !
     
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    As is typical in at least 99.44% (remember the purity of "IVORY" soap?) of TV ads!:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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