Discussion Post Courtesy of Shreyans! What Characters Would We Dislike/Like If They Were The Reverse Gender? And Which Would We Feel the Same?

Yes! We are all going to THINK! Even though it is December, and FilmiKudhi is having a baby, and Eva and I are in mourning, and just in general life is insane (Genevieve, I’m I remembering right that you are in the midst of a sweep of birthdays?), we are still going to DISCUSS and THINK and STUFF.

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Thinky Post: How Irritating is It When Men Write Women as Men?

I’ve been having a lazy weekend, scrolling through streaming options, and there’s a pattern I keep noticing in the things I start and then stop. At the same time, I watched Bang Bang and Duplicate, and there was a pattern with those that I liked and kept me going. Anyway, made me think about female characters and stuff.

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Another Video! Because the sun is out!

I woke up yesterday and went “hey!  What’s that strange brightness out my window?  Could it be SUNLIGHT???  For the first time in two weeks?” And then here’s the real miracle, the same thing happened today!!!!!!  So I took it as a sign that I should shoot as many videos as possible while I have light.  “As many as possible” meaning, one ten minute video in the morning before I leave for the day, only to return when it is already dark.

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Bahubali Theme post: Shakti and Shiva, Male and Female

Time to talk about gender!  I love how Bahubali 1 and 2 deal with gender.  I do not like how Bahubali 1, in isolation, deals with it.  But that’s just because it was only half the story.  The two films have to be viewed together for the concepts of the male and female and how they are handling them to become fully clear. (my last theme post is here, and my full Bahubali list of posts is here)

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