Category Archives: Movies/TV/Web Series

Heroine Content Links #25: Prachya Pinkaew’s Chocolate, Autism, “Super Crips,” and of course, more about Lizbeth Salander

I am still desperately in need of self-education on the perspectives of people with disabilities, and I probably always will be. I still suck at seeing discrimination and checking my own privilege. So thank goodness for the blogosphere. Reading The Gimp Parade and Ballastexistenz for quite a while was a real eye-opener and I recommend them both highly. My current… Read more »

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: Flawed, but cute, but flawed

Allright people, let’s talk Scott Pilgrim. On the one hand, we’ve got three ass-kicking ladies: Ramona, Knives, and Roxy. Ramona (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) carries something in her purse you totally wouldn’t expect, and for those of you who haven’t seen it, I’m not going to tell you. Knives (Ellen Wong) is a woman of color in the under 18 category… Read more »

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo: Yikes, and no thanks

TRIGGER WARNING for this film. Really. This film contains explicit scenes of graphic sexual violence. I almost walked out, so please be careful. I am going to mention that it happened in this review, though not discuss any specific details. A while back, Heroine Content reader -J- shared a trailer link in the comments and wondered what we would think… Read more »

Heroine Content Links #23: Prince of Persia

I’m off to see Jonah Hex this weekend, which may or may not be a good idea. I will let you know. In the meantime, I give you a collection of links to more about Prince of Persia. If you missed Patrick’s review, do go and catch up now! (Also, if anyone can explain to me the appeal of Jake… Read more »