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Bluejay
Bluejay
Sun, Aug 28, 2016 9:53pm

And of course, it involves the studio writing in a rape scene to motivate a male character and further the story.

bronxbee
bronxbee
reply to  Bluejay
Sun, Aug 28, 2016 10:40pm

yes, that also seems to be a tradition in the movies since way back.

RogerBW
RogerBW
reply to  bronxbee
Sun, Aug 28, 2016 10:43pm

The odd thing is that that in itself seems to arise from an attempt to portray the hero as a new-for-the-era type of good guy: someone who doesn’t want to fight but will do so when given a good enough reason, as opposed to the people who are ready with their fists/guns/etc. all the time.

Nathan
Nathan
reply to  RogerBW
Mon, Aug 29, 2016 12:08am

Oh god is that where that started? Han shot first people.