In which Alex and Tansy take on the movie that the Mary Sue dubbed “The Worst Movie Ever” and “full-out, ovaries-to-the-wall original space opera.” Sexist melodrama or feminist fairytale? Why can’t it be both? Get us from iTunes or over at Galactic Suburbia.
Shout out to the Jane Rawson readathon:
“Just Read readathon, running through June and July to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. I’m lousy at physical activity, growing moustaches and sobriety so I wanted to offer another way for people to raise money for a good cause.”
Also, Letters to Tiptree: submissions period! (Closes June 8)
JUPITER ASCENDING: or how a hot wingless werewolf got his groove back, and how being a space princess is actually a worse job than cleaning toilets.
Silvia Moreno-Garcia: No, Jupiter Ascending Is Not Your Feminist Fairy Tale
The Mary Sue Review: Jupiter Ascending Is The Worst Movie Ever Go See It Immediately
Also on the Mary Sue: The Ethics of Jupiter Ascending, Or why I am not a vegetarian
This is the podcast that made Tansy want to watch the film: Fangirl Happy Hour 4: Bees Don’t Lie (well this and Cranky Aunty Lou’s texts messages which you can’t have a link to)
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