The Force is at half-strength in this one.
Rogue One, the second Star Wars movie since the Lucasfilm studio was bought by Disney, is a film of two very distinct parts. The first is basically what we’ve come to expect from a Star Wars movie: our rough-around-the-edges lead gets drawn into...
Since the inception of the cinema, women have drawn in audiences. But today’s heroine is far from the sassy, vulnerable and well-rounded characters of decades past, writes Amal Awad.
When The Hunger Games series hit the silver screen, the phenomenally profitable franchise was held up as proof that women can carry a film, at a time when their box office power was in question. More specifically, strong, kick-arse heroine...