The Future of Womankind: Beyond Ellen Ripley

Come back Ripley, all is forgiven!

A few weeks ago I began to wonder why sci-fi has been treating women so badly recently.. so I wrote about it here  for Film Inquiry…  Continue reading “The Future of Womankind: Beyond Ellen Ripley”

Our Ladies of SciFi (The Greatest Women in SciFi Film & TV)

As a one off special celebrating International Women’s Day, let me introduce you to my ‘Our Ladies of Sci-Fi’ list.

Science Fiction has always been a hard genre to navigate for women – generally either represented as uber feminine/background decoration or as pseudo men with little to no depth to their characters. Continue reading “Our Ladies of SciFi (The Greatest Women in SciFi Film & TV)”