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“Jumanji” Movies (Feminist Film Reviews)

The avatars in Jumanji represent video game archetypes with a real-world twist.

Over the past century, countless adventure films have explored questions of fate, heroism, and most importantly, who’s the damsel-in-distress and who’s the hero. In 1997, Disney’s Hercules poked fun at the trope of a helpless woman besieged by monsters and turned it on its head. Two years later, The Mummy made a summer splash as a modern twist on a Universal classic monster film, complete with a smart, badass heroine…

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