Where Are the Women? Jupiter Ascending

This is how you squander a female protagonist: Don’t let her make any decisions about her own life and make sure she is in constant need of rescue by a man. [This post is not behind the paywall.]

2014 preview: only movies left underived

Here are the few films coming in 2014 that are not sequels, remakes, reboots, or based on a stage show, the Bible, young-adult novels, comic books, cartoons, or — someone make it stop — toy lines.