Why Modern Movies Suck - The Strong Female CharacterA lot of new movies have female leads, but they are usually implausible and annoying.
One of the most tiresome tropes of the past ten years in moviemaking is the "Strong Female Character." Not women who are smart, capable, well written and complex, but bland, boring, superficially "strong" characters designed to pander to simplistic ideals of female empowerment.
The Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, has just died in prison. Besides being a notorious terrorist, he was a brilliant thinker.