MM: Twi-Moms, Mortal Instruments & Female Protagonists

movie_mondaysSophia McDougall recently wrote an explosive article called “I hate Strong Female Characters” for New Statesman.  Her point, targeted at Hollywood, is that in effort to counter claims of sexism, blockbuster films include a token “Strong Female Character” in their action films and allow extreme acts of violence fly from these not-so-delicate flowers to prove the point that they are just as good as any man for any job.  After seeing the latest teen paranormal romance book-turned movie MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES, I might just hop on McDougall’s bandwagon.

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