I wrote a bit of a rant about Jane after seeing The Dark World for the first time, and was asked if I could repost it once the film was out in the rest of the world.
Since then I’ve had time to re-watch both Thor and The DarkWorld, this time taking notes, and have reworked and added to the original post a fair bit. So here’s the more comprehensive explanation of why I was frustrated with Jane Foster’s characterisation in The Dark World.
In case it’s not obvious, this post contains SPOILERS.
Very good read, and super good points. Also, note for Amy (and other people) cause I’ll forget to tell you in person, this exact thing is the same issue I have with the new Doctor Who companions, writers who think being snarky and sarcastic equals being a strong female character…
have you noticed that when someone goes ‘i was bitten by a dog once and now I’m kinda wary around them’ most people are like ‘aw, I understand’ but if a woman says she’s been raped/abused by men in the past and is now scared of them she gets told she’s paranoid and needs to get over it?
I noticed that.
have you noticed that when a dog bites a person, it gets put down