When The Independent first launched in 1986 I bought it and carried on doing so for a few years. It’s now a shadow of its former self, having become a trashy Leftie rag which makes the Guardian look intelligent by comparison.
Our thanks to Greg for pointing us to a story in The Independent whining about the lack of female directors of major Hollywood films:
I assumed the writer pf the piece, ‘Charlie Cooper’, is a woman – Charlie being short for Charlotte – but no, it’s a male journalist. He’s a Health Reporter at the paper. His profile:
I see his Twitter address is @charliecooper8 and he has over 1,300 followers, most of them of the female persuasion, we must assume. I shall alert him in a moment to the fact he may win a ‘Toady’ as a perpetrator of gender feminist narratives on sexism. Or maybe we need a new award category, ‘Whiny Man of the Month’? Charlie Boy could be the inaugural winner.
We think it’s just terrible that the film many regard as the best ever made, The Shawshank Redemption, didn’t feature any actresses. Shame on the patriarchy.
The legendary American Honey Badger (anti-feminist) Janet Bloomfield (‘JudgyBitch’) wrote the ultimate piece on the gender of major film directors. Click on http://judgybitch.com and search for ‘Sandra Bullock’.