Monthly Archives: December 2011

Analysis: The Tropes of Women of Color in Sci-Fi – Special – Nyota Uhura (Part 2)

In the first part of the analysis, I looked at the eight most important appearances of the Uhura character in the movie and gave some initial thoughts regarding those appearances.  I have read commentary that looks to defend Uhura as … Continue reading

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Analysis: The Tropes of Women of Color in Sci-Fi – Special – Nyota Uhura (Part 1)

Originally, my observations on Uhura’s character were to have been a part of the review of Star Trek (2009).  However, since these observations started to compile like a repair list for a battle-damaged carrier, I decided to go into more … Continue reading

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Know Your Venues

Better known as “Step Up Your Game.” Do you know why “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” the series managed to last 7 seasons before it ended, instead of having its plug pulled after the 3rd season? Or how “Smallville,” which was … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Disclosure

The Legal Brief: A junior-level executive finds his career in jeopardy when he is the target of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a woman he spurned and is now out to ruin his life. [Warning:  Mature Content Ahead. Possible … Continue reading

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