Scarlett Johansson and a decade of gender politics in the Marvel universe
From eye candy to cornerstone: what changed the film giant's mind? In the wake of her long-awaited solo-venture as Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson has spoken out about the hypersexualisation of her Marvel character in past instalments of the franchise. Ben Child reflects on how the jarring misogyny of the films from the not-so-distance past reflect a radical transformation of gender politics in Hollywood and wider culture.
From The Guardian