This is what a feminist looks like...?

A few days ago, I noticed that part of the marketing for Avatar seemed to be trying to cast its director James Cameron as some kind of feminist. (Yes, the same James Cameron who said, "With Avatar, I thought: Forget all these chick flicks and do a classic guys' adventure movie.")

Irin over at Jezebel noticed the same thing, and takes a look at the evidence.

Suffice it to say that when one of the compelling pieces of evidence, offered by Cameron's biographer, is his having one of the female characters in his new film deliver the line, "You're not the only one with a gun, bitch!", I remain unconvinced.

If putting misogynist epithets into the mouths of female characters makes someone a feminist, we have set a very low bar indeed.

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