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Strong Female Characters #4: we have strong feelings about The Last Jedi

Presenters
Dec 19, 2017

It's that time again: time for a brand-new episode of Strong Female Characters, now up for grabs, download, listening, osmosis, or however you choose to engage normally with the podcasts you subscribe to.

This week, we're doing a deep dive into the movie that everyone has been talking about. Film critic Jen Yamato from the Los Angeles Times joins us to break down some of our extensive thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, thirst over Kylo Ren, and discuss representation in the Star Wars franchise. Check out the episode below (but beware for spoilers, obvs):

 

Strong Female Characters examines our favorite female characters and storylines in genre and draws parallels to their real-life counterparts and current events. Fangrrls managing editor Cher Martinetti and contributing editor Preeti Chhibber welcome a different guest each week to explore oft-used tropes, representation in media, and the surprising and sometimes humorous ways in which pop culture and science fiction can influence our daily lives.

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