Archives for July 31, 2012

Men, Step Aside.

Lately, I've heard some complaints about the movie Brave. Some men have taken issue with the fact that the men are often the source of comic relief in the film, that their warrior-clan culture is depicted as amusing, bombastic, even buffoonish. Meanwhile, the two central characters, a mother and her daughter, are given complexity, intelligence, even reverence.Apparently, this has troubled some men. They are uncomfortable with this.Funny, I don't remember hearing them complain about films … [Read more...]