This week’s Danger Gal Friday profiles Dejah Thoris as portrayed by classically-trained Lynn Collins in Disney’s new movie “John Carter.” The movie doesn’t stop with showing us only one great female character, though. Fulfilling the usual sidekick-type role we have Sola, an individualist barely surviving in a hive-type society.
I’m switching up the usual Danger Gal installment this week for some excellent conversation about women in television dramas in general and Burn Notice’s Fiona Glenanne in particular. Earlier this week, I tweeted an article by Amanda Marcotte for The Good Men Project called “How to Make a Critically Acclaimed TV Show About Masculinity.” The [...]
This week’s Danger Gal Friday profile is of the Audrey Parker from the Syfy Network show Haven. Portrayed by actress Emily Rose, the series is based on Stephen King’s mystery short story The Colorado Kid. Audrey Parker came to Haven, Maine, as an FBI agent investigating the disappearance of federal prisoner Jonas Lester. After the [...]
This week I’m recapping the last two episodes of Stargate Universe: “Visitation” and “Resurgence.” This week’s action-packed Stargate Universe episode “Resurgence” takes the series in a whole new direction from last week’s ephemeral “Visitation.” Last week the ghosts of Caine’s group — who had previously been left off on the “Eden” planet — haunt the ship, but in contrast the mid-season finale reveals some double-crossing aliens, brings back Telford, and shows us a new and improved Chloe.