Star Wars: The Force Awakens offers one of the most satisfyingly strong female protagonists in any major motion picture, making it a great leap forward in how women are portrayed onscreen. Unfortunately, it tells us repeatedly—in case moviegoers didn’t notice. Do we really need that kind of instruction? Read More!
While it’s clear that this is a dramatization, this short film gets the point across in very direct and symbolic ways. It is common in this day and age to feel like you’re walking on eggshells when it comes do choosing language that is inclusive and politically correct. But at the same time, the idea of political correctness isn’t horrible either. After all, what’s wrong with just trying to get along?