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User Info: GuillermoGage

GuillermoGage
3 days ago#1
I'm a male. Age 29.

There's a pretty decent amount of movies that have come out recently that have a male perspective to them, where I feel that some males in particular might connect with the protagonist.

Ad Astra is a movie about daddy issues from the perspective of a son. Joker. The LEGO Movie. Locke from 2014 starring Tom Hardy. The Wrestler. The How to Train Your Dragon trilogy.

For the examples I gave, it is not enough to just have the protagonist be male. I feel like these movies particularly hit more close to home if you're a guy.

Are there any movies where girls or women feel this way?

I like the movie Eighth Grade. I really like the father-daughter portrayal there, but also just scenes of Kayla in general. It was written and directed by a guy, Bo Burnham, but I feel that he really depending on genuine input from real teenage girls to represent them fairly and accurately.

I also feel like Hereditary hits close to home for some women and mothers in particular.

I just feel that, while I do appreciate a well-written introspective male angst drama ("prestige" TV is basically made of this stuff with Breaking Bad and The Sopranos)... I dunno, what serious, lofty stuff is getting made when it comes to women characters?

What do women and girls think about the Frozen movies? Are you more like Elsa or Anna? Probably Anna because you don't have ice powers?

A woman director, Marielle Heller, directed A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, which to me, is a particularly male-oriented film about daddy issues.

User Info: Wildspark

Wildspark
3 days ago#2
Ladybird
Booksmart

I did not hit her! Its not true! Its BS! I did not hit her! I did not! Oh hi, Mark.

User Info: GuillermoGage

GuillermoGage
3 days ago#3
Wildspark posted...
Ladybird
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@Wildspark
I like the part in Lady Bird where Lady Bird finds out that the guy who she lost her virginity to lied about also being a virgin and she is very much bothered by it. It portrays her as not being in the wrong for being bothered by it, in a way where I feel like it could totally work as general social commentary even if the genders were flipped. Like how the men and guys of the world have a right to not like it when women lie about their sexual past, especially if a guy is giving up his virginity to a chick.

The character of Lady Bird was 17 when she lost her virginity, and yet she couldn't find a relatable male virgin and lost it to some male thot who, for him, this was no big deal. He'd given his flower away like five or six people ago.
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User Info: pothocket

pothocket
3 days ago#4
Jennifer's Body. No, I'm not joking. Female writer, female director, the movie uses demonic possession as symbolism for toxic female relationships in high school. It was actually a lot better than I was expecting.
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User Info: TimeForAction

TimeForAction
3 days ago#5
What Women Want

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User Info: RingsOfUranus

RingsOfUranus
3 days ago#6
Lots of VR porn out there.

User Info: RingsOfUranus

RingsOfUranus
3 days ago#7
Nah but really, Fighting with my Family is a good one. It's a pretty "niche" example of a female perspective but a lot of what she experiences can be applied to basically anything else.
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