A Guide to Star Wars ‘Fanboys’
Rogue One: Female lead in a cast of men (I think there are seven female faces in Rogue One, all are white, and one is reanimated) whose goal is centred around her father, who loves another man, who dies.
“BEST FILM SINCE THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY.”
The Force Awakens: Female lead in a film that *just* passes the Bechdel test, who looks up to Han Solo yet wins a battle without his help.
“A WEAK RETELLING OF THE ORIGINAL WITH A MARY SUE LEAD.”
The Last Jedi: Female lead in a film with women of colour, women making key story decisions, women in command over men, women rejecting men, no women sexualised, women in command over men wearing long dresses, women taking the Bechdel test and smashing it to smithereens…
“LITERALLY THE WORST FILM EVER MADE.”