Characters, Gender, Movies, Reviews

Easy A: A Study in Slut-Shaming, Part II: Marianne

Welcome back to another installment of Morgan-cares-way-too-much-about-movies: Easy A edition! For those of you just tuning in now, be sure to start with my post from last week about the film's protagonist, Olive Penderghast. Today, we're moving on to the character who is, arguably, the film's antagonist: Marianne Bryant, played by Amanda Bynes. Marianne's defining… Continue reading Easy A: A Study in Slut-Shaming, Part II: Marianne

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Characters, Gender, Movies, Reviews

Easy A: A Study in Slut-Shaming, Part I: Olive

If you haven't seen Easy A, stop reading and go watch it right now before I spoil the hell out of it with this post. No, seriously, I'll wait. Your life is in dire need of this movie. It's witty and intelligent, it's meta as hell, it passes the freaking Bechdel Test which shouldn't be as… Continue reading Easy A: A Study in Slut-Shaming, Part I: Olive