Heroine Content Links #3: Chocolate, Pirates of the Carribbean, and more

Worst Action Movie Cliches: Dirty Tricks We’ve Seen Again and Again (and Again). I love this list because of the explanation of cliche #2, The Female Hostage: “It’s no secret that men rule action movies in Hollywood. But could we start getting more creative with women’s roles in them? Do they always have to be taken hostage?” Our question exactly.

I can’t tell you how wrong I think this is.

The 51st Carnival of the Feminists is up at Philobiblon.

And from the archives, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Tia Dalma conflict via the 6th People of Colour in Science Fiction Carnival.

G’night, y’all.

This post was originally published on Heroine Content, a feminist and anti-racist movie blog that ran from July 2006 to May 2012.