Heroine Content Links #9: Kill Bill, Crouching Tiger, and Faster Pussycat

Doomsday isn’t being screened for critics. I’m going to see it anyway. Will it be another waste of babysitting, or a “so bad it’s good” excuse to get out of the house? I will report back this evening.

On to the links.

Reese Witherspoon: Action Star? “Why does the guy get to shoot him – why can’t the girl shoot him?” Excellent question, Ms. W.

io9 has been rockin’ it lately. Worst Possible Outfits for the Apocalypse. Why All Female Superheroes Look the Same. Similarly, see If Lucas Had Given Vader a Love Interest on Feminist Law Professors.

You know your blog is totally sweet when people blog comments on the comments. Check out this analysis of a comment by d here at HC on Grace’s review of the Kill Bill films.

The 8th People of Color in SF and Fantasy Carnival is up at Subtle, Yet Effective Mood Adjustment. The 54th Carnival of the Feminists is up at in a strange land.

And a few from yesteryear:

Resident Evil: Extinction, a review at femtique.

The intro to the book Reel Knockouts: Violent Women in the Movies, edited by Martha McCaughey and Neal King, is available on Mr. King’s website. I have asked the library to have it waiting for me next time I stop by, but you might want to read a bit online and see what you think.

Female film heroes: Yu Shu Lien and Jen Yu from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon on Dollymix.

Superwomen Belted, Buckled and Booted on Ink-Stained Amazon, about Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

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