Danger Gal Friday: Evelyn Salt

This week’s Danger Gal Friday profiles Evelyn Salt, a CIA operative accused of being a Russian spy, from the movie SALT. Angelina Jolie portrayed the character in this 2010 action-spy thriller movie. The big news surrounding this movie was that the main character had originally been pitched to Tom Cruise who passed on the project. […]

Danger Gal Friday: Rapunzel

This week’s Danger Gal Friday profiles Rapunzel as voiced by Mandy Moore in the new movie TANGLED. Yeah, you heard right. A Disney princess has joined the Danger Gal ranks. How is this possible? Well, she pulls a pretty mean punch with a frying pan, gets herself out of her damn tower (thank you very […]

Danger Gal Friday: Echo

This week’s Danger Gal Friday post profiles Echo from the Joss Whedon series Dollhouse and portrayed by Eliza Dushku. Dollhouse was centered on the theme of identity and played with the roles we take on ourselves and the ones society enforces on us. “Dolls,” those agents of the “Dollhouse,” a secret corporation whose “actives” have […]

Danger Gal Friday: Rita Vrataski

This week’s Danger Gal post profiles Rita Vrataski a.k.a. the Full Metal Bitch in Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s ALL YOU NEED IS KILL. Aliens called Gitai have invaded Earth and are intent on terraforming it for themselves even if that means turning it into a wasteland for its current occupants. Humans have outfitted themselves with “Jackets,” mecha suits equipped with numerous weapons, none of which have much impact on the aliens. Only one soldier has stood up to the aliens and they call her the Full Metal Bitch.