Episode One: Violent Chick Flicks

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What are your thoughts on violent female characters in pop culture? Uma Thurman as The Bride in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill is a perfect example of the kind of aggressive heroine that’s becoming more common in movies today. Judy Rebick sees these women as appalling, but Cathi Bond finds that seeing a chick kick ass on screen can be a source of pleasure. These two valiant verbalists go head to head and dish out some body blows about the issue. Their introductory statements will give you a bit of a taste of what’s to come in Round 2 of the debate. Don’t forget, you can also jump into the ring by logging on and sharing your views on the babble forum.

Check out Kill Bill on the Internet Movie Database:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0266697/

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