David Ayer is attached to direct the upcoming Harley Quinn spinoff film, but this movie would look very different if directed by a woman. The fact that Margot Robbie is heavily involved and there's a female screenwriter on the project is encouraging, but fingers are crossed that we don't get another male-gazey antihero comic book movie.
For all of the good The X-Files has done for genre television, the hit show also problematically handled issues such as rape, gender, sexuality and cultural stereotypes. But hey, that's why it's our Problematic Fave.
Sci-fi franchises like Star Wars and Star Trek are purported to be technologically and scientifically advanced. So why is there still so much mystery around reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth, etc.?