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Retro Rewind

What Ripley Taught Me About the Outrageous Durability of the “Weaker Sex”

Resilience, thy name is Woman

Art by FanFare, original by 20th Century Fox
Retro Rewind is a weekly series that reconsiders pre-2000 pop culture. More here.

Rewatching Aliens last night, I was once again struck by the quiet fortitude of its cast of women. Not just its unforgettable hero, Ellen…

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