‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’: A Three-Hour Explosion of Contempt for You and Your Family

I'm pretty sure that's not in the Bible.

You don’t have to be an intellectual elitist to hate ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction.’ It is a terrible movie for reasons that have nothing to do with a lack of originality and everything to do with an abundance of vulgarity, violence, misogyny, and racism.

Guest Writer Wednesday: Shia LeBeouf Mocks Megan Fox for Feminist Thinking

Megan Fox in Transformers This guest post by Melanie Taylor previously appeared at her site The Feminist Guide to Hollywood in June 2011.  For a while on my blog, I had the pleasure of highlighting various men who were espousing impressive feminist rhetoric in the Hollywood landscape. Today, I do not have that pleasure. Actor […]

Misogyny Still Reigns at the Box Office

Despite its abysmal reviews, Transformers: Rise of the Fallen took home the top spot at the box office over the weekend. Here are some highlights from Rotten Tomatoes: “It’s a wad of chaos puked onto the big screen, an arbitrary collection of explosions and machismo posturing.” –David Cornelius, “Will insult your intelligence, hurt your […]