Where are the Wonder Women
As superhero movies continue to grow in popularity, they also grow in the ability to leave drastic impacts on our collective culture. Because of this influence, it is important to consider how these movies portray different minority groups. This thesis serves to examine the ways in which these movies depict their superheroic female leads. By exploring how each standalone female superhero movie frames its leading lady – within the context of her respective films – we are able to gain a better understanding of their representation and how it affects viewers.