GFF 2013: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, 2012)

February 21, 2013


Though its namesake is derived from perhaps the most famous of super-powered fiction females, Wonder Women goes beyond just looking at the development of comic book heroines, examining female role models and revolutionary characters in television and film. In looking at wider cultural contexts, the film also incorporates such real-life empowerment movements as the ‘riot grrrl’ punk rock scene, with Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre present as a particularly entertaining talking head…

Full review at Sound on Sight


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