if only every discussion about enjolras’ sexuality ended with “honestly he’s probably just a furry”
Aslan and Watts are literally Marius and Courfeyrac. Have I made this post before. Every chapter confirms it more.
"oh my god stop criticizing young girls who like 50 Shades of Gray or Twilight you can’t tell them what they can and can’t read"
no we can’t but we have to protect young girls from mistaking abusive behavior for genuine affection at all costs
Well, stop criticizing young girls but do criticize the hell out of 50 Shades and Twilight
If your image of women’s *~empowerment~* consists of “look hot enough to intimidate people and/or turn them on enough that they’re willing to do stuff for you,” then nice work, you’ve made empowerment into a Hot Girls Only Club, and women who aren’t conventionally attractive can all just accept their lives as unempowered serfs with insufficiently winged eyeliner
aka Tumblr’s sparkly misandry .gif ****Gurl Powa*****
also this conception of female power is essentially a rigged game where women are only offered conditional influence over men (still the primary holders of power) by behaving in ways that men like
people are complaining that the ropework in the 50 shades trailer isn’t good enough and could easily be escaped from
because physically restricting your actress to the point where she actually can’t move is a fantastic idea and will create a pleasant workplace environment for her!
(beyond that though, people are going to imitate exactly what’s in the movie and the more the filmmakers portray things in a way that is less likely to encourage harm and abuse, the better)