Dr. Ellen Wright, a gender and cinema lecturer from De Montfort University, talks to us about Atomic Blonde, Charlies Theron’s empowering film choices, fighting like a girl, a lady James Bond, and the disparity of women leads in action films.
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For more from Ellen on women’s bodies in the media, check out her podcast Here’s Looking at You: women, bodies, performance, and sexuality.
Atomic Blonde ran from 1 - 7 Sep
Directed By: David Leitch
Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones, John Goodman.
For a more on how one ‘Fights like a Girl’ check out this behind the scenes video: