Tag Archives: rape in mainstream movies

DVA 2013: The Hollywood Victim

*I give away the endings to old movies: Waitress, Enough, & Sleeping With The Enemy While discussing the rape scene in the movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in the comments for “Rated M for Misogyny” on A Clown on Fire, I remarked, “The scene bothered me because of the gratuitous violence, but also because […]

Laura goes home with Martin and other alternate endings

Rape in Mainstream Movies I was inspired by Sarah S at Girls Like Giants as she reflected on rape in movies and the trend towards Oscar nominations for the actress victims. One part in particular struck me; Sarah S wrote, I suspect that makers of these films, similarly to Larsson, believe they are drawing attention to […]