#150 - Hey, Feminist Flicker! What Was That All About? (2)
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The point here, of course, is that movies created by women, or featuring women-led stories are still less likely to be handed a wide theatrical release than their white male-led and created counterparts, and so would generally find more of a home and audience on streaming services anyway. As soon as those white male gatekeepers had to turn to streaming services as a means to keep the lights on, suddenly there’s less of a stigma attached, and films like Promising Young Woman, Nomadland, and One Night in Miami… receive more space, oxygen and coverage than they otherwise would.
So yes, it is about power and money and, right now, it is within the power of the consumer to spend money in a way that he...
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