Aquaman (1)
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The premise of Aquaman does not lend itself to feminism. In fact, the basic detail of it sounds just like hundreds and hundreds of other cinematic stories that have graced the big screen before. This is because it very clearly has its foundations in Shakespearean narrative, which has been highly influential in narrative storytelling for centuries. It therefore comes as no surprise that, while the male roles in the movie are rich and complex, the few women’s roles are not. 

Directed by James Wan, with a script written by Will Beall and David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, Aquaman presents a tale of half-brothers vying for a throne; men, vying for power and authority over others. Sure, one is reluctant and only fighting for the good of the world, but the fact remains that this is yet another movie abou...

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