“The Force is strong with Leia, and hopefully, we will see her story continue… You just can’t have Star Wars without her. To paraphrase the signs, she is the Resistance.” – Brandy McDonnell, The Week in Women. Read more:
Old Hollywood challenged, codified, and pushed the boundaries of the acceptable female role. Stars, then as now, provided models of behavior, even if what they got up to wasn’t covered with such breathless detail by paparazzo. – J R Thorpe, Bustle. Read more:
“Mothers… don’t receive as much thematic prominence as father-son/child relationships in the cinematic world of a galaxy far, far away. If they do, they are noticeably disposable.” – Caroline Cao, The Mary Sue.
“If I had to give one piece of advice to writers, especially male writers, it would be to show women in relationship to other women as an important part of plot and character development.” – Kate Elliott & Ken Liu in Conversation, Literary Hub. Read more: